Music Business Masterclass: Make a Living as a Musician
What you'll learn
- Making a living as a musician through royalties, streaming, placements, selling beats, and more.
- Music business concepts including copyright, royalties, licensing, producer agreements, distribution, and more
- How to get started as an independent music artist
- Getting paid all of the royalties you are owed, and how to collect them
- How music streaming works, and how to get paid for people streaming your music
- Getting signed with a music publisher
- What to look for in a record contract, how to find one, and how not to get taken advantage of!
- No music background is required.
- A desire to learn the music business inside and out
When I started making music as a young guitarist, the world was a very different place. In order to stay on top of trends, business principals, and legal issues, I had to become an expert in the music business.
Now I teach music business at a university - in fact I run the whole music business degree program - and I walk students through this stuff every day.
In this course, you'll gain insider knowledge and strategies that go beyond what can be found in a simple Google search. Jason Allen, the creator of over 100 top-selling and highest rated classes, brings his expertise and real-world experience to guide you through the intricacies of the music business.
This class has a ton of material. I've put my whole university semester into this class, so buckle up!
Designed for those who want to make a living with music, this course covers essential topics such as copyright, trademark, performance royalties, licensing, merchandise, sync opportunities, and more. By the end of the course, you'll have a clear understanding of the necessary steps to ensure you're properly compensated for your work.
This class contains:
Copyright: The rules, the rights, and how to monetize your copyrights (that you already have)
Collaboration: Who owns what when you are writing with bandmates, producers, collaborators, and other music makers.
Publishing: The secret world of publishing, and why you need to care about it (Its easy!)
Sync Licensing: Getting your music placed into films, TV, video games, and more
Record Contracts: How they work, how to find them, and what to be cautious of
Producer Agreements & Selling Beats: This is a complicated copyright issue - I'll walk you through it here.
Digital Distribution: Getting your music out to the world, and opening doors for the next phase of your career.
And so much more!
Make a name for yourself in the music business and transform your passion into a profitable venture. This immersive curriculum covers the fundamentals of music business, empowering you to build a sustainable career as an independent music artist or industry professional. Don't miss this opportunity to monetize your music, expand your network, and propel your music career to new heights.
Jason Allen, renowned instructor and mentor to over 1 million students, is committed to your success. As an active participant in the course, he personally answers 100% of the questions posted, ensuring you receive the guidance and support you need.
Don't miss out on this opportunity to start your music career now.
Click the enroll button and join the party on the inside!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone at any level who is ready to start making a living with their music.
Jay is a #1 best selling music teacher on Udemy. He is the author of the #1 best selling music theory course on Udemy, "Music Theory Comprehensive" (21 parts), and Music Theory for Electronic Musicians (5 parts), which have been purchased by more than 170,000 students in 11 languages in 196 countries. He is also the author of the best-selling book, Music Theory for Electronic Musicians.
He is a PhD in music, university professor, and a best selling music producer. He brings this authenticity to all of his Udemy courses.
Jason Allen (better known as J. Anthony Allen) has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, Allen performs on a set of “glove” controllers, which he has designed, built, and programmed by himself. When he’s not working as a solo artist, Allen is a serial collaborator. His primary collaborative vehicle is the group Ballet Mech, for which Allen is one of three producers.
J. Anthony Allen teaches at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN, where he runs the Music, Media, and Management program. He is also an Ableton Live Certified Trainer, co-founder, owner and CEO of Slam Academy, a multimedia educational space in downtown Minneapolis, the CTO of Ion Concert Media, and sole owner and producer of music education courses under the umbrella of Punkademic Courses. Recently, Allen founded Hackademica – an innovative net-label for new music.
J. has a PhD in music composition, 2 Master’s degrees in music composition and electronic music, and a bachelor's degree in guitar performance. Through his academic travels, Dr. Allen has received numerous awards along the way.
If you run into him on the street, he prefers to be addressed as J. (as in, Jay.)