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Music Careers Given a Big Boost in the Fraser Valley
This Fall, YOUR CAREER IN MUSIC, Greater Vancouver’s only in-depth non-credit educational course geared to understanding the music biz is expanding to the Fraser Valley. Now artists and songwriters located in the valley can attend closer to home.
This affordable program, offered locally under the auspices of Langley Continuing Education, is jam packed with information and insights for anyone who is involved in the music industry or who aspires to be. It is a rare opportunity to learn what it takes to successfully pursue a career and prosper in this exciting and challenging business.
Your Career In Music is designed to teach participants how to strategize their career and know how and when to take the appropriate steps. They will learn about who does what in the industry and how to establish strong working relationships, about contracts and protecting their interests, how to approach recording and music video projects, the ins and outs of publishing and copyright, important secrets to saving time and money, the many ways to make and maximize income, the digital scene, gigging, touring, promotion and much, much more. Plus, they will get an opportunity to have their music or promo material critiqued.
The course begins September 28. Special group rates apply for bands/ensembles. Parents of young talents are also encouraged to attend.
About the instructor: Graham Way has an extensive background of over 30 years domestic and international experience in the music industry. He is founder of several companies and a former performer, songwriter and recording artist.
“As a manager of an up and coming band I found the information invaluable and eye opening. I highly recommend this course to anyone thinking of entering into or involved in the music industry.” Carole Scannell, (band manager, Versus The Nothing)
“Graham presented the material in a very organized and clear fashion, and covered a wide range of topics. The material covered in the course has offered us another very helpful roadmap as we find our way through this music journey!” Janet Given, (manager, Joe Given)
“The amount of information I received from this course was a virtual tsunami. I am now equipped with a concise overview of the workings in the music industry. I would highly recommend this for anyone who is unclear about the music biz.” Jeff Morriseon (artist)
For additional information on the news that is the subject of this release, contact the instructor (see below) or Langley Continuing Ed (604-533-4227;
Graham Way, instructor and creator, Your Career In Music program