Resources

The following websites are suggested by the CME Staff to assist with students' and alums' career and professional development.

Audition Listings
Arts Administration Opportunities & Resources
Teaching Opportunities & Resources
Career Development Resources (including Grants and Marketing/PR)
Legal and Tax Resources

 

Audition Listings

Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection 
Job listings from New England Conservatory. Free for current MSM students!  Alumni can subscribe for $55 per year.
US and International Listings

BackstageJobs.com & Backstage.com 
Auditions and general listings for performing arts opportunities, especially related to theatre, film, and TV

International Musician
US and Canadian orchestra auditions from AFM musicians’ union
Subscription Required

Musical Chairs
Orchestral and opera job openings, courses and competitions

MusicianJobs.org 
Search job sites, company career pages, and associations for jobs.

MyAuditions.com 
Listings for orchestral musicians, music educators, and arts administrators
Registration required.


Orchestras Canada Job Board 
Furthering, enriching and celebrating the work of Canadian orchestras through programs and services in both official languages

ProShip Entertainment & Oceanbound Entertainment 
Entertainment for the cruising industry and beyond.

U.S. Military Music Organizations 
Courtesy of RileyGuide.com

YapTracker 
For Singers: Young Artist Programs and audition listings

Arts Administration Opportunities & Resources

League of American Orchestras
Arts administration jobs in American orchestras
Membership required

Music Council of Australia 
Employment e-bulletin by category

Musical America 
a range of arts administration jobs and topics

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Classified
Comprehensive job listings in music, dance, theater etc.

Teaching Opportunities & Resources

Association Européenne des Conservatoires
Teaching job openings at European conservatories

The Association of Teaching Artists 
Resources for community engagement work in the US

College Music Society 
Music vacancy listings (and resources) for both higher education and community music schools categorized by instrument
Membership required for some resources

HigherEdJobs.comInsideHigherEd.com & Chronicle of Higher Ed 
Resources for teaching at the college level

MusicAcademySuccess.com 
Resource for running a successful music
Membership required for some resources

MusicTeachersHelper.com
Subscription resource for business aspects of running a private teaching studio

Occupational Employment and Wages: Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Teaching Artist Videos by Eric Booth
Description of the work of teaching artists in brief videos on the Weill Music Institute site, Carnegie Hall’s Education Department

                                                                             

Career Development Resources
(including Grants and Marketing/PR)

Artists House Music 
Interviews and videos with music industry experts

Guide to Careers in Music 
Comprehensive look at more than 150 music-oriented career tracks from performance and teaching to production and therapy

CyberPR 
Free online newsletter and video interviews with expert marketing tips from Ariel Hyatt, digital PR guru

DIY Musician Blog
Articles on marketing, recording, copyright, and booking etc. from CDBaby

FracturedAtlas.org 
Provides access to funding but does not provide funds directly (serves as intermediary for individuals and ensembles that have not attained nonprofit status)

Hypebot.com 
Tech-oriented website with up-to-date information and articles on current hot topics in the music business scene

KnowtheMusicBiz.com 
Resource for independent musicians to help make available the information needed to build a sustainable career in the rapidly changing music industry

Music Career Juice 
Peter Spellman’s blog on entrepreneurship, career & personal development

MusicianWages.com 
Insight into being a sideman, Broadway musician, cruise ship musician, army band musician, as well that self-releasing and album and finding jobs

Musicians Way
Gerald Klickstein’s blog containing singer and instrument-specific resources, as well as performance techniques

MusicThinkTank.com 
“Where the music industry thinks out-loud.” Online marketing, career-building and public relations
Sign-up required

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Source
Listing of funds and resources that will help facilitate artistic work

Occupational Outlook for Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers 
Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014-2015 Edition

Polyphonic.org 
Orchestra musician forum containing video interviews on life in an orchestra

Legal and Tax Resources

Accounting and Tax resources & Art-loving attorneys 
Articles on basic budgeting and managing taxes efficiently
Source: Self Employment in the Arts

Copyright Made Simple 
Source: International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)

Music-Law.com 
Stay current on the list of laws and guidelines of the industry

MusicLegalForms.com 
Visit the Contract Package for Bands & Working Musicians

Tax Issues for Musicians
Source: Howland Tax Service (U.S. & Canada

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts 
Resources, links, and directories to legal services in the U.S., Canada & Australia

CONTACT

Angela Myles Beeching
CME Director

Casey Molino Dunn
CME Deputy Director

917 493 4502
Room 015, next to the main entrance
cme@msmnyc.edu
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