ERIC Number: ED413269
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Making Music in Looking Glass Land: A Guide to Survival and Business Skills for the Classical Musician. Expanded and Updated Third Edition.
This book is aimed at new graduates of music schools and conservatories who are emerging as professional-level performers and composers of classical music. It provides useful information for anyone trying to break into the music field. The order of the chapters corresponds to the general order of what is necessary to focus on when developing a career. These chapters include: (1) "The Lay of the Land"; (2) "Materials"; (3) "Assembling Credentials"; (4) "Networking"; (5) "The Press and Public Relations"; (6) "Management and Self-Management"; (7) "All of the Above: For Composers"; (8) "Fine Tuning"; (9) "On Stage"; and (10) "Summing Up: Two Essential Points." A resources section follows each chapter. Chapter 11, General Resources, contains specific information which backs up the advice and information given in the text. A topic and resource index concludes the book. (MM)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Classical Music, Higher Education, Musicians, Orchestras, Professional Education, Theater Arts
Concert Artists Guild, 850 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019 ($17.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Concert Artists Guild, New York, NY.