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The Music Business and Entrepreneurship program is the College of Music's avenue to produce successful 21st century musicians. We help students develop an entrepreneurial mindset to build financially sustainable and professionally satisfying arts careers that positively impact their communities. Our program includes academic coursework, internship opportunities, a music entrepreneurship competition, an innovative music programming competition, a related field in music entrepreneurship, frequent guest speakers, one-on-one career advising and mentorship, community engagement, networking opportunities, a Student Artist Entrepreneurs organization (S.A.E.), and other events. Our students are launching their own businesses as a result of our program offerings. To learn more visit our UNT Music Entrepreneurs page.

Upcoming Events

Recent Events

Dr. Darrell Bledsoe
Music Entrepreneurship Departmental
11:00amRecital Hall
Grand Finale
Music Entrepreneurship Competition 2019
3:00pmRecital Hall
Workshop with guest Tonya Butler
BYOB: Build Your Own Brand
10:00amRecital Hall
Michelle Schodowski & Charles Laws
Winners of $20,000 Grand Prize at Ed Tech Ascend Competition

Student Entrepreneur Spotlights

  • Jen Guzmán

    Music Entrepreneurship Teaching Fellow
    Texas Winds Musical Outreach
  • Julianna Emanski

    Doctoral Candidate in Vocal Performance
    Lumedia Musicworks
  • Kyle McKay

    Master of Music in Clarinet Performance
    The Musician's Bookkeeper
  • Drew Sutherland

    Doctoral Candidate in Trombone Performance
    Drew Sutherland Recording Services
  • Christopher Sharpe

    C Sharpe Editions