MUSI385 The Music Profession

Assists students wishing to work within the music industry to utilise their skills effectively in a professional environment. Topics include marketing, promotion, income tax liabilities, use of the Internet, contractual issues in recording and publishing, and career longevity.

Paper title The Music Profession
Paper code MUSI385
Subject Music
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2014
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $931.80
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,748.50

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Prerequisite
18 200-level MUSI points
Restriction
MUSI 285
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department.

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Course Information

(odd years, first semester) 0.15 EFTS 18 points

This paper will assist musicians, and those entering music as industry professionals, to communicate their skills effectively in the contemporary professional music environment. It addresses issues concerning self-promotion in a range of professional environments and provides valuable insight into use of the internet as a marketing tool, recording and publishing contracts, copyright issues, event management and tax issues for the self-employed music entrepreneur. You will also learn how to present personal and organizational profiles. 

Prerequisite: MUSI 185 and 18 200-level points

Restriction: MUSI 285

Assessment: 100% internal

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Timetable

Not offered in 2014

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

View 2014 timetable information in the Web Timetable Viewer

Assists students wishing to work within the music industry to utilise their skills effectively in a professional environment. Topics include marketing, promotion, income tax liabilities, use of the Internet, contractual issues in recording and publishing, and career longevity.

This paper will assist musicians, and those entering music as industry professionals, to communicate their skills effectively in the contemporary professional music environment. It addresses issues concerning self-promotion in a range of professional environments and provides valuable insight into use of the internet as a marketing tool, recording and publishing contracts, copyright issues, event management and tax issues for the self-employed music entrepreneur. You will also learn how to present personal and organisational profiles.

Paper title The Music Profession
Paper code MUSI385
Subject Music
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2015 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
18 200-level MUSI points
Restriction
MUSI 285
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department.
Teaching staff
Convenor: Associate Professor Rob Burns
More information link
View further information on the Department of Music's website
Contact
music@otago.ac.nz

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Course Information

(odd years, first semester) 0.15 EFTS 18 points

This paper will assist musicians, and those entering music as industry professionals, to communicate their skills effectively in the contemporary professional music environment. It addresses issues concerning self-promotion in a range of professional environments and provides valuable insight into use of the internet as a marketing tool, recording and publishing contracts, copyright issues, event management and tax issues for the self-employed music entrepreneur. You will also learn how to present personal and organizational profiles. 

Prerequisite: MUSI 185 and 18 200-level points

Restriction: MUSI 285

Assessment: 100% internal

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Weeks: 9-14,16-22 Wed : 09:00-10:50
Thurs : 12:00-12:50
 

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