Preparing for a Career in Music Business To qualify for a career, job, or position in the field of Music Business, a person must have specific skills, abilities, and qualifications. Professionals who work in the field, as well as career guidebooks, suggest that if a person is interested in this career path, he or she should be able to have the ability to work with different types of people. They should have interest in both music and business as two separate paths. They should also have specialized skill and knowledge in one or more music industries, and 2-3 years of training. Being in the music industry means you need to be responsible with tight deadlines. They should but don’t exactly have to have musical talent, although it would be ideal. But, they should show an interest in music and media. It would also be a good skill to be specialized in TV/Radio industries. Although this may sound like a lot of work, this career is worth the journey. The music business industry is a very complex and diverse career path that is changing more and more every day. In order to be successful in this journey, one should begin with a road map of how to get to the first interview. Without an interview, they will get nowhere. Almost 99% of jobs, require some type of an interview, even to some extent. If given a job, that doesn’t require an interview, consider it luck. But it is highly unlikely that will ever be the case, unless of course, one is the starter of their own business. Even in that case, they might need to be interviewed/background checked upon by someone in the state, depending on the type of license/permit they need. In
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- Fall '16
- Robert Hassell