Widely considered a classic, Beyond Talent is the "go to" guide for musicians. This newly revised and updated third edition cracks the code of how to build a creatively fulfilling career in music. With key insights into the mindset issues that often plague musicians, veteran career coach Angela Myles Beeching provides a wealth of strategies, examples, and real-world solutions. Step-by-step instructions detail how to design promotional materials, book performances, fund your projects, and cultivate a community of support so you can manage your career like a pro-without losing your soul. And this edition goes further: it unpacks how to deal head on with the typical "inner" challenges musicians face. From getting past perfectionism and fear, to sustaining motivation, finding your artistic voice, managing projects, time, and money, and setting achievable goals. With her straight-shooting, energizing approach, Beeching presents a wealth of practical solutions to help musicians take charge of their careers and get past the obstacles that have held them back. Whether you're an emerging artist or a mid-career professional, this edition offers the inspiration to transform your music career journey so you can get more of your best work out into the world and finally become the artist you are meant to be. Includes a free downloadable companion workbook.
About the Author
Angela Myles Beeching is a music career coach who teaches musicians how to get more of their best work out into the world - so they can finally become the artists they are meant to be. A leader in the field of music career development, she is the former director of career and entrepreneurship programs at Manhattan School of Music, Indiana University, and New England Conservatory. Ms. Beeching maintains a thriving consulting practice, helping individuals, ensembles, and organizations facilitate change. Find resources and get the free companion workbook at http: //BeyondTalentBook.com