(UPDATED) Dave Kusek's New Artist Model has partnered with Bandzoogle, Presskit.to and CMJ to offer additonal services and discounts to the independent musicians taking the new online course. Kusek was the founder and CEO of Berklee's innovative online school and co-author of the landmark book The Future of Music: Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution. There a limited number of seats left for the February 17th inaugural class.
An Affordable Alternative To Berklee Online and Full Sail
According to Kusek, to get similar training from Berklee Online or Full Sail University, musicians would need to take certificate or degree programs costing tens of thousands of dollars and 2-3 years to complete. He aims to deliver the same results in 8 weeks at a fraction of the cost. New Artist Model offers both an Essential Class with access to the online course as well as a Master Class with personalized and individual coaching Kusek himself.
“In the digital era, independent musicians have enormous opportunities to manage their own careers, but musicians themselves need to think more like entrepreneurs and coordinate and manage a wide variety of activities,” says Kusek. “The idea behind this course is to teach musicians skills and knowledge to fully manage their careers, from planning through execution.”
Limited to 200 musicians per semester, the eight week course’s curriculum will help musicians create a career plan, how to build a team, book gigs and tours, collaborate in the digital era, make money and manage it, understand copyrights and licensing and publishing, time-management, crowdfunding and financing projects, digital marketing strategies, and build an audience and network.
Sign up is here.