Category Archives: Business of Music

Experiencing COVID-19 as a musician

In the past several days, we have all been experiencing surreal moments in our lives pertaining to the corona virus pandemic. This hits hard for each of us in different ways and how we react and respond will indicate the … Continue reading

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Artists Respond to COVID-19 Crisis

We are currently living in unprecedented times as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. As it gradually makes its way throughout the United States, it became a reality for Michiganders this past week. Government emergency mandates, school closing, and … Continue reading

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Taqs.im creates community for musicians

Several years before social media became a household word, if you wanted to communicate in a collective group across the globe and share ideas, thoughts or questions you either created email groups or┬álistserv forums. About twenty years or so ago, … Continue reading

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Creative Class: Jason Gittinger

Jason Gittinger is an avid community builder and entrepreneur. Through his music school, The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music┬« he goes out of his way to educate and nurture young and aspiring musicians about being a professional in … Continue reading

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Are you a Musicpreneur?

Around this time each year, I seem to have the discussion with people about the fine line between being a musician and business professional. This topic probably pops up due to the timing surrounding when Kresge Artist Fellow applications are … Continue reading

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