Course #11: Employment Training Bootcamp, Part I
There is, without a shadow of a doubt, a way of being that can afford you swift passage through the ambiguous waters of not knowing and into professional audio work. This week, we’re going to focus on making the studio your place of earning a living, either as an employee or freelancer. The place where you’re currently recording and are forging a solid relationship with your mentor could be your launchpad to making your living in music. Because studios are artist-run, they’re drastically different than any other business you could think of. Nevertheless, recording studios must make their business i.e., their studios profitable. We’ll get into crucial things you, the future pro, must understand including, mindset, studio etiquette, protocol, and paying your dues. We’ll also reveal ways you can start being an asset to the studio right now, thereby setting yourself up for success and putting you in prime position to take advantage of future opportunities as they arise.
Between studio times and working on your music, you’ll delve into one singularly powerful album that has left an indelible mark on so many of today’s amazing artists and musicians—Prince’s Purple Rain.