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Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, Sixth Edition
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Shelly Field
  • From the Series: Career Opportunities
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816078017
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7801-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $49.50
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 10/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 780.23
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 392

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"...a practical and concise guide...a valuable resource...recommended."—American Reference Books Annual

"...organized, comprehensive, and easy to use...Highly recommended."—Choice

From making and selling records to managing the technology that helps record companies and musicians create and distribute music, the music industry offers a wide variety of exciting career options. Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, Sixth Edition provides current information on more than 90 specific jobs, including job duties, salary ranges, skill and education requirements, helpful organizations, tips for entry, and much more. A valuable starting point for career research, this book offers important information about positions of interest to job seekers. Each profile features a special Career Ladder charting the path for advancement.

This new edition includes updated salary ranges and employment opportunities, as well as comprehensive, updated appendixes of organizations, periodicals, associations, schools, and resources. Along with recent statistics and data, Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, Sixth Edition also contains a new appendix listing music career Web sites.

New and updated career profiles include:

  • A & R coordinator
  • Booking agent
  • Business manager
  • Music journalist
  • Publicist
  • Record producer
  • Recording artist
  • Session musician
  • Sound technician
  • Stage manager
  • Songwriter
  • Tour coordinator
  • and more.

Specifications

Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. Glossary. Web sites.

About the Author(s)

Shelly Field is the owner of The Shelly Field Organization, a public relations and management firm specializing in celebrity clients in the music, sports, and entertainment industries. She is a career consultant to educational institutions, employment agencies, corporations, libraries, women’s groups, and individuals. She frequently lectures on empowerment and various career-oriented subjects. Field is also the author of the Ferguson Career Coach series; Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry, Third Edition; Career Opportunities in Health Care, Third Edition; and numerous other career-counseling guides for Ferguson Publishing. She resides in New York.

Reviews and Awards

"...practical and concise...a valuable resource...recommended for any type of library that has a collection on careers and job searching for its patrons..."


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