As intimidating as a contract sounds, it can be quite relieving and lead to healthier personal and business relationships. A simple way to lighten the mood is to use the word “agreement” instead of “contract.” This implies both parties are equal in negotiations and “agree” to the terms at hand.
Agreements protect both parties in the event one or more terms are violated and come in many forms. ...
Having completed a Master of Music in Jazz Performance from the world-renown University of North Texas, Emily is a well-rounded and confident vocalist, composer, arranger, and educator with extensive skills and knowledge in and of jazz theory, jazz history, improvisation, research, pedagogy, and vocal physiology. Emily currently resides near Salt Lake City, Utah and is the owner, manager, and instructor at Emily...
Many studies over the decades have concluded that over 40% of musicians do not have health insurance. Many of my colleagues and clients are in the same boat. With that in mind, how many musicians do you think have home, liability, disability or life insurance?
Jon Thomas, born in 1952 in Los Angeles, California, attended the University of California at Los Angeles where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a minor in Accounting. His interest and exposure to the Entertainment Field started early growing up in Los Angeles and spending time with his uncle who was formerly a child radio star and currently an entertainment event promoter. Jon was involved...
Multiple. Streams. Of. Income.
Ever hear those magical words? Musicians, artists and freelancers who diversify their income increase their sense of job security and freedom of choice. There are many sources of active and passive income in the music industry to choose from. Let’s start with 10.
1. Performing Live
This might include restaurants, bars, clubs, stadiums, music festivals, house concerts, retirement homes,...
Jason St. George is a musician, educator, computer scientist, and machine learning engineer, currently completing his Master’s degree at Rochester Institute of Technology. After a rural, quintessentially American upbringing in Upstate New York, Jason completed his Bachelor of Music Performance and Music Theory from University of North Texas in 2013, going on to a career as a musician and educator in the Dallas,...