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Music Industry (MUIN)
- D class assignments available in TMC-200; Phone: (213) 740-4721.
- Students accepted into a graduate program must take entrance examinations prior to their first registration. Any deficiencies revealed must be removed prior to completion of two semesters of course work. Transferring undergraduate students registering for the first time who have previous course work must take the appropriate examination for placement. Contact the Thornton School Office of Student Affairs for information. INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION - 1 unit has a $350 fee, and includes 7.5 hours of total instruction. 2 units has a $700 fee, and includes 15 hours of total instruction. Contact school for course level guide.
A survey of the music business with emphasis on distribution of recorded music, music publishing, performance rights societies, record companies, agents, personal managers and contracts. Open to music majors (B.M. and B.S. degrees) only.
- Restriction: Registration open to the following major(s): Music, Jazz Studies, Music Industry, Music Recording, Composition, Composition (Film Scoring), Electroacoustic Media, Jazz Studies (Vocal), Music Education, Bassoon, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Harpsichord, Oboe, Organ, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Studio Guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Violoncello, Vocal Arts
|44205D||001||Lecture||12:00-1:50pm||Tue, Thu||56 of 60 (5 on waitlist)||Andrae Alexander||KDC240|
Introductory survey of the music business. Topics include: copyright, record companies, contracts, music publishing, performance rights societies, managers, agents, and other artist team/income considerations. Not for major credit for Music Industry Majors. (Duplicates credit in former MUIN 372ax.)
|44209D||001||Lecture||2:00-3:50pm||Tue, Thu||59 of 60||Michael Garcia||KDC240|
A study of entertainment law with a focus on the music industry.Areas of study include contracts, domestic practices,international practices, copyright protection, trademarks. Prerequisites: MUIN 270.
- Prerequisite: MUIN 270
|44240D||001||Lecture||6:00-7:50pm||Tue, Thu||25 of 36||Michael Garcia,Jane Davidson||TMCG156|
A contemporary survey of the methods used to monetize music through licensing/media placement, covering music publishing, songwriter agreements, performance rights and licenses for traditional/new media. Prerequisites: MUIN 270 or MUIN 272x.
|44244D||001||Lecture||7:00-8:50pm||Monday||58 of 60 (9 on waitlist)||Jeff Brabec,|
An intermediate/advanced-level survey of music copyright law, artist contract analysis, infringement case studies as they affect modern/emerging business models and global music licensing.
|44247D||001||Lecture||2:00-3:50pm||Tue, Thu||16 of 60||Andrew Leff||TMCG156|
An in-depth study of music marketing, non-traditional revenue streams for artists, musicians, and labels including artist endorsements, artist tour sponsorships, digital music programs, music licensing, merchandise, and a primary focus on brand partnership deals in the music space. Prerequisites: MUIN 270 or MUIN 272x.
|44256D||001||Lecture||4:00-5:50pm||Tuesday||51 of 52 (24 on waitlist)||Kevin Lyman||KDC240|
An exploration of the most current and effective marketing strategies and online branding tools for promoting, monetizing, and sustaining the career of the independent creative artist. Prerequisites: MUIN 270 or MUIN 272x.
42 of 42(12 on waitlist)
A survey of the presentation of the live musical experience. Both classical and popular concert presentation will be examined including venue selection, promotion and security.
|44264D||001||Lecture||12:00-1:50pm||Tue, Thu||59 of 60||Michael Garcia,Michael Kaminsky||CTV136A|
A study of issues relating to the personal management of music artists including negotiating contracts, image, career development, agents, touring, merchandizing, fees and duties.
|44268D||001||Lecture-Discussion||6:30-10:00pm||Tuesday||57 of 60 (8 on waitlist)||Jonathan Azu||KDC235|
Focus on planning, booking, marketing, promoting, ticketing and operating a festival in an ever-changing marketplace.
30 of 30(5 on waitlist)
Analyzing technologys relationship to the music industry. Use of data and analytics to develop successful strategies for new and existing artists.
|44293D||001||Lecture||8:00-9:50pm||Thursday||22 of 24||Michael Kaminsky||TMC112|
Application of theories, technologies, and practices of the live music industry. Focus on the business, management, marketing, promotion, and production of professional concert events.
- Prerequisite: MUIN 425
24 of 24(1 on waitlist)
Group study of one current music media issue, focusing on possible solutions with practical applications. Stress on leadership, critical thinking, and professional practices. By application only. Open to juniors and seniors only.
- Restriction: Registration open to the following class level(s): Junior, Senior
|44314D||001||Lecture||6:30-10:00pm||Tuesday||8 of 12||Jeremy Gruber||KDC241|
Exploration of emerging topics and trends in business and technology in the music and entertainment industries. Prerequisites; MUIN 270 or MUIN 272x.
|Diverse Beginnings: Exploring Diversity and Inclusion at the Core of the Music Industry|
|44315D||001||Lecture||12:00-1:50pm||Wednesday||13 of 24||Andrae Alexander||TMC112|
|Ethics in the Music Industry|
24 of 24(10 on waitlist)
|Music and Mindfulness: Strategy and Practice for an Ever Changing Field|
17 of 17
|Artist and Repertoire|
|44318D||001||Lecture||4:00-5:50pm||Tuesday||23 of 30 (11 on waitlist)||Brian Malouf||MUS303|
|44320D||001||Lecture||6:30-8:20pm||Monday||23 of 24||Sophie Reeves||TMC112|
|Music Industry Tool-Kit|
28 of 28(2 on waitlist)
Culmination of the four-year course of study. Affords students the opportunity to experience guided work to meet the professional demands of the industry.
|44325D||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||12 of 20||Michael Garcia||ONLINE|
Culmination of the four-year course of study. Affords students the opportunity to experience guided workto meet the professional demands of the industry. Graded CR/NC.
- Prerequisite: MUIN 498a
|44327D||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||63 of 70||Michael Garcia||TMC118 & ONLINE|
Lecture and experiential learning focused on the role of an artists personal manager including developing their story, assets and strategy for various product release campaigns.
- Prerequisite: MUIN 510
24 of 24
Student-driven discussion, networking and Q&A; with guest industry leaders and role models, including producers, artists, music supervisors, concert promoters, agents, label executives, managers and attorneys.
24 of 24
Focus on demystifying legalese" and music industry standards by assessing actual contract examples for context, including recording, songwriter, producer, media licensing, sponsorship and band partnerships.
- Prerequisite: MUIN 510
24 of 24
|Michael Garcia,Jane Davidson||TMC112|
Overview of the three areas that comprise most of the live performance spaces, and focuses on the artist, promoter and venue (Circle of Live) and the roles they play in the performance.
|44363D||001||Lecture||10:00-12:50pm||Tuesday||23 of 24||Kevin Lyman||TMC112|
A comprehensive look at contemporary music supervision for all visual media. Students will creatively apply guided lessons using real world example cases and projects.
|44366D||001||Lecture||6:30-9:00pm||Tuesday||11 of 24||Lindsay Wolfington,Alex Nickson||TMC112|