7% of artists make a living from their music.
Musicians have an average salary of $22.5k.
Musicians only control 12% of the music industry.
Iconic artists like Miles Davis, Aerosmith and Beyonce account for the majority of that 12%!
Let's create income security for musicians one MusicMaker at a time!
Notes to the Soul created the MusicMakers Workshop as a career development program designed to help artists to define their brand, tell their story, expand their revenue streams, and maintain a healthy work/life balance.
MusicMakers Workshop empowers professional musicians to earn a living from their music by providing access to opportunities that would allow them to prosper within the music industry.
This is the launch of a yearlong fundraising effort!
- Meeting our #GivingTuesday $5,000 goal will enable us to launch our One to One Career Coaching program.
- 2x our goal will increase our scale of reach to MusicMakers with launch of the MusicMakers Online series.
- 4x our goal gets local MusicMakers face time with industry executives through The MusicMakers Series.
- 5x our goal allows us to secure the 3rd annual MusicMakers Workshop!
Your support will allow us to offer these initiatives in 2019
MusicMakers Workshop - annual Brooklyn 2 day intensive workshop covering a curriculum of career building topics from how to build your team to licensing and music rights. In 2018 music makers got to hear from artist managers of Grammy Award winning artists, a music and entertainment lawyer, a producer who's worked with chart topping performers like Aerosmith and Music Supervisor of Showtime's The Chi. It's a weekend of discussions, networking and jam sessions! - September 2019
MusicMakers Online - we'll launch an online video content series highlighting music industry professionals and their insights on how to advance and prepare for opportunities in the industry. - Continuous 2019
One to One Coaching - offers musicians career coaching sessions to help build clarity on their brand identity and revenue earning strategy using a specific curriculum created by the MusicMakers Workshop. - Continuous 2019
The MusicMakers Series - a short form edition of the annual MusicMakers Workshop! The series will be held at local music venues featuring music business topic discussions lead by industry executives. The talk will be followed by a showcase of local bands, instrumentalists, singers & lyricists. - Continuous 2019