For those interested in music industry!Â This 8 week course we will dissect the inner workings of the business of music. Those components include the mechanics of streaming, publishing, marketing strategies, merchandising, touring, etc. We will also delve into the differences between major record labels and independents. We will have an array of guest speakers to discuss legal representation, branding, radio programming and more. This course will prepare you for the music industry by showing you how to start you own company and giving you the tools needed to negotiate for future partnership. (45hrs)
Pre-Req:Â HS Diploma or HSE. Textbook not included in tuition.
Instructor:Â Torae L. Carr, is an American rapper, who has released a number of solor albums and collaborative works with Pete Rock, Large Professor, DJ Premier, and Grammy Award-winning producer, 9th Wonder. He runs the independent record label, Internal Affairs Entertainment.