In episode 49 of DAWCast: Music Entrepreneurship, David Andrew Wiebe and Anna Mae Alexander interview Allistair Elliott, a representative of the American Federation of Musicians in Canada. They discuss what music associations can do for musicians, as well as the challenges of balancing music and marketing duties.
As Elliott notes in this interview, while schools may teach you how to play an instrument, they don't necessarily teach you marketing and social media and other crucial components of building a successful music career. Not only that, but when it comes to managing all of these different avenues of promotion and staying on top of the constant changes in the online and offline world, it quickly becomes a juggling act.
If you've experienced these challenges in the past, you've come to the right place! Listen to this interview, and let us know your thoughts. What are the biggest challenges you are facing in your music career right now? What would it mean to you to overcome those