John's Recommended Entrepreneurship Reading List
Akos, Katherine, Marshall Burlingame, and Jack Wellbaum. Facing the Maestro: A Musician's Guide to Orchestral Audition Repertoire. Washington, D.C.: American Symphony Orchestra League, 1983.
Baskerville, David. Music Business Handbook & Career Guide. Los Angeles: Sherwood, 2001. 7th ed.
Beeching, Angela Myles. Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Bettger, Frank. How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling. New York: Fireside, 1986.
Black, Sharon. The Gigs Handbook: A Beginner’s Guide to Playing Professionally. Evanston, Ill.: Benny Publishing, Quality Books, Inc., 2000.
Boytim, Joan Frey. The Private Voice Studio Handbook: A Practical Guide to All Aspects of Teaching. Milwaukee, Wis.: Hal Leonard Corp., 2003.
Coxson, Mona. Some Straight Talk about the Music Business. 2nd ed. Toronto: Norris-Whitney Communications, CM Books, 1988.
Crouch, Tanja. 100 Careers in the Music Business. New York: Barron’s Educational Series, 2001.
Curtis, Robert E. Your Future in Music. New York: Richards Rosen Press Incorporated, 1962.
Dunkel, Stuart Edward. The Audition Process: Anxiety Management and Coping Strategies. Juilliard Performance Guides, no. 3. Stuyvesant, N.Y.: Pendragon Press, 1989.
Faulkner, Robert. Hollywood Studio Musicians. New York: University Press of America, 1985.
Field, Shelly. Career Opportunities in the Music Industry. New York: Facts on File, 1990.
Galper, Hal. The Touring Musician. New York: Billboard Books, 2000.
Gerardi, Robert. Opportunities in Music Careers. VGM Opportunities Series. Lincolnwood, Ill.: NTC Publishing Group, VGM Career Horizons, 1997.
Gibson, James. Getting Noticed: A Musician's Guide to Publicity and Self-Promotion. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 1990.
Gigante, Beth. A Business Guide for the Music Teacher. San Diego: Neil A. Kjos Music, 1987.
Goldberg, Jan. Great Jobs for Music Majors. Chicago: VGM Career Horizons, 1998.
Halloran, Mark. The Musician’s Business and Legal Guide. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1991.
Hamann, Donald. On Staff: A Practical Guide to Starting Your Career in a University Music Department. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Highstein, Ellen. Making Music in Looking Glass Land: A Guide to Survival and Business Skills for the Classical Performer. New York: Concert Artists Guild Publications, 1991.
Jackson, Acy L. “How to Prepare Your Curriculum Vitae.” Lincolnwood, Ill.: NTC Publishing Group, VGM Career Horizons, 1993. On-line.
Levine, Mike. How to Be a Working Musician. New York, New York: Billboard Books, 1997.
Loft, Abram. How to Succeed in an ENSEMBLE. Portland, Ore.: Amadeus Press, 2003.
Mitchell, Billy. The Gigging Musician. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2001.
Newsam, David. Making Money Teaching Music. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writers Digest, 1995.
Rapaport, Diane. A Music Business Primer. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2003.
Sharp, Erica. How to Get an Orchestra Job — and Keep It: A Practical Guide Book. Encinitas, Calif.: Encinitas Press, 1985.
Ricker, Ramon. Lessons from a Street-wise Professor: What You Won’t Learn at Most Music Schools. Fairport, N.Y.: Soundown Inc., 2011.
Riley, Peter Jason. New Tax Guide for Writers, Artists, Performers and Other Creative People. Newburyport, Mass.: Focus Publishing, 2012.
Stelzer, Richard J. How to Write a Winning Personal Statement for Graduate and Professional School. Princeton, N.J.: Peterson's Guides, 1989.
Uscher, Nancy. Your Own Way in Music. New York: St. Martin's, 1990.
Wittry, Diane. Beyond the Baton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.