Dr. Fabiana Claure, Director of Career Development and Entrepreneurship in Music, moderated a career-development panel during UNT's CollabFest and discussed topics such as building an online presence, creating professional portfolios, and positioning yourself in the marketplace.

In-class Networking Event – Entrepreneurship students pitched their music business plans to each other and role played as potential investors and sponsors.

Career development helps music students learn the real-world skills to succeed as professional musicians, music industry entrepreneurs and performing arts managers.

UNT alumn Norah Jones visited the College of Music on Sept. 21st, 2016 for a Q&A session with Dean Richmond.

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NEWS! Announcing inaugural UNT Music Entrepreneurship Competition, Spring 2017!

April 22nd and 23rd, 2017

The UNT Music Entrepreneurship Competition provides an opportunity to promote student engagement, entrepreneurial thinking, and innovative action. Cash prizes totaling $17,000 will be distributed among the top competitors. The competition will also host an artist-in-residency featuring Dr. David Cutler, author of The Savvy Musician, and founder of The Savvy Arts Venture Challenge at the University of South Carolina. All full-time degree-seeking College of Music students are eligible to participate.

Students will prepare music business plans utilizing a variety of resources including online business plan writing tutorials, competition workshops, existing entrepreneurship courses, and faculty mentorship.

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UNT Music Entrepreneurship Competition Workshop I

January 20, 2017

The UNT Music Entrepreneurship Competition's first workshop was held on January 20th and presented by Dr. Fabiana Claure. Introduction to entrepreneurship for musicians, idea development and feasibility, and business model canvas, were among the many topics discussed. Students chimed in with great ideas for potential business plans. It will be a great competition!

The next competition workshop "Writing Your Business Plan" is on February 10th. Click here to sign up.

Career Development Panel ~ 2016 CollabFest at UNT

December 14, 2016

Dr. Fabiana Claure, UNT's Director of Career Development and Entrepreneurship in Music, moderated a career-development panel during the 2016 CollabFest held at UNT. The panel included renowned collaborative pianists Ann Baltz, and Anne Epperson. Several career-related topics were discussed such as building an online presence, developing professional portfolios, and positioning yourself in the marketplace as a collaborative pianist.

Catherine Barr, Founder and Executive Director of Texas Winds Musical Outreach

December 1, 2016

Catherine Barr, Founder and Executive Director of Texas Winds Musical Outreach presented in the graduate-level music entrepreneurship class. She was truly inspiring explaining her organization's trajectory of 31 years bringing musical concerts to those who could otherwise not attend. Thank you Cathy for sharing your wonderful work with our students!

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