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Author: jmuzerolle

Networking: The cornerstone of a musician’s career

Get the most out of Five-Week and summer programs:  Network!

It seems in today’s world people are more connected than ever.  Websites such as Facebook and Myspace are allowing people to stay in touch all over the world.

For musicians, this is a very very good thing.  Why?  Because in the music business, success relies largely on who you know.  Learning the art of Networking (i.e. meeting people and exchanging contact information) is vital to establishing and maintaining your career.

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Broaden your horizons: Learn new styles

Applying to Summer Programs? Deciding which style of music to study?  Read on!

Looking for new inspiration or a new sound?  Try a new music style this summer.

Try a new music style this summer.

As an aspiring musician, you’ve probably been told by your teachers to listen to as much music as possible. I’m going to take that lesson one step further and suggest that you check out as many styles as possible. There are two reasons for this: inspiration and increased career opportunities.

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