Jeffrey Nytch

The Entrepreneurial Musician

Join us for our first Zoom Music Entrepreneurship Departmental of 2021, with special guest Jeffrey Nytch!

In his talk, "The Entrepreneurial Musician," Professor Nytch will share his own career path and how it led him to the field of entrepreneurship. He will then discuss the core principles of entrepreneurship and how you can apply it to your own artistic practice.

Author of The Entrepreneurial Muse: Inspiring Your
Career in Classical Music (Oxford, 2018), Jeffrey Nytch
enjoys a diverse career as a composer, educator, arts
administrator, and consultant. His compositions have
been performed throughout the U.S. and Europe by a
long list of distinguished artists and ensembles, and his tenure as Executive Director of Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble was one of explosive growth in both audience and budget. Since joining the faculty of The University of Colorado-Boulder as Director of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music (in 2009), he has expanded the curriculum, curates a weekly professional development series, and launched an 18-credit Certificate in Music Entrepreneurship. Nytch is in wide demand as a speaker
and scholar, having delivered papers at numerous conferences here and abroad. He is frequent guest clinician at schools and conservatories nationwide, including the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, the Manhattan School of Music, The University of Minnesota, Western Michigan Universi- ty, and many others. He uses principles of entrepre- neurship to inform his strategic planning consulting for small arts organizations, and is also in demand as a consultant to institutions launching programs in arts entrepreneurship education