CME Coursework

Practical Foundations: Entrepreneurial Leadership Skills

A core course that covers the practical “nuts and bolts” of a successful music career, including finances, self-presentation, publicity, and marketing for both new and traditional career directions. This one-semester class explores how to make a living while pursuing your deepest artistic goals. It also offers essential advice on finding your own niche and creating your own musical opportunities.

Advanced Practicum in Music Entrepreneurship

A graduate-level course, focused on assisting students to plan and launch their own entrepreneurial ventures, whether this means creating a new festival, launching an ensemble, recording, or media company. The course will cover, in a supportive thinktank environment, feasibility, business plans and models, proposal writing, fundraising, and project management.


Flexible internship opportunities are available for elective credits with leading NYC-area arts organizations, performing ensembles, arts management and publicity firms, and other cultural institutions and businesses.
Additional Details


Casey Molino Dunn, CME Director
Eric Umble, CME Coordinator

917 493 4502
Room 121, next to the main entrance
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