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MISC. CLASS MATERIALS
GENERAL BUSINESS AND ART
- The Abundant Artist
- The Artful Manager – Andrew Taylor on the business of arts & culture
- The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love (book)
- Arts Enterprise Central – A National Network of Chapters
- Arts Journal – Daily Arts News
- Astrid Baumgardner – Coaching & Training
- Createquity – a hub for next-generation ideas on the role of the arts in a creative society
- Elevator Pitch Builder (Harvard Business School)
- Fractured Atlas: check out this terrific organization that offers fiscal sponsorship and so much more! The CEO is Adam Huttler, who has been a guest of Arts Enterprise, and he’s a terrific speaker!
- The Flourishing Artist (UW-Madison)
- Institute for Arts Entrepreneurship
- Madison Arts Commission
- Right Brain Rock Star – Make Creativity Your Day Job!
- Self Employment in the Arts
- Skinny Artist – Live Your Art
- State of the Art: Jim Undercofler (former Dean at Eastman School of Music) writes this forward-thinking blog on teaching arts entrepreneurship.
- Angela Myles Beeching – Helping Musicians Achieve Success
- The Bulletproof Musician
- Classical Revolution is revitalizing the art form! This movement has chapters in many cities, including Madison. Mattie Kaiser from Portland, Oregon is an entrepreneurial role model.
- Community MusicWorks: innovative quartet and residency program changing lives in an otherwise underserved community in Providence, Rhode Island. Founder violist/violinist Sebastian Ruth is an inspiring speaker!
- Lifelong Learning: This is the field of inquiry that writer/speaker/educator Rineke Smilde (based in the Netherlands) focuses on. She’s done extensive research into music career development and how musicians are creating rewarding and sustainable careers. Check out her related publications: http://www.hanze.nl/home/International/Research/Research+Group+in+Lifelione+Learning+in+Music+and+the+Arts+/Publications/Music+profession.htm
- Music Career Juice
- The Savvy Musician
- Twelve Survival Tips for Freelance Musicians
- UW-Madison Music Career Services