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For job listings, competitions, scholarships, touring resources and more, see our Job/Opportunity Search page. Instrument-specific resources are compiled at

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Professional Organizations

Acoustics  |  Arts Admin  |  Arts Advocacy  |  Arts Medicine  |  Audio Brass |
Chamber Music  |  Chorus  |  Community Music Composition  |  Conducting |
Diversity |
Early Music  |  Entrepreneurship  |  Guitar  |  Harp  |  Jazz  |  K-12 Ed  | 
Library  |  Music Ed  |  Music Industry  |  Music Theory  |  Music Therapy  | 
Musicology  |  Opera  |  Orchestra  |  Organ Percussion  |  Piano
Stringed Instruments  |  Unions  |  Voice  |  Wind Instruments

Career Resources

Arts Councils  |  Bios  |  Business Cards  |  Business Plans  |  Career Advice  | 
CD Manufacture  |  Chamber Music  |  Chorus  |  Church Music  |  Commissioning  |
Composition Conducting | Crowdfunding | Direct-to-Fan | Directories | Diversity |
Elevator Pitch  |  Entrepreneurship  |  Event CalendarsFinancial Literacy Grants  |  
Health Insurance  |  Higher Ed  |  International Students  |  Interviewing |  Legal Advice  | 
Military Bands  |  Newsletters  |  Orchestra  |  Photography  |  Piano  |  Presenting  | 
Press Kits  |  Press Releases  |  PR  |  Prof. Development  |  Programming  |  
Project Management  |  Publishing/Licensing  |  Resumes/Letters  |  Self-Employment  | 
Taxes  |  Teaching Artists  |  Teaching Statements  |  Ticketing  |  Touring  | 
Visas  |  Voice Websites

Acoustical Studies

Arts Administration

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Arts Advocacy

Arts Councils

Arts Medicine

Audio Engineering - See Recording

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Business Cards & Printing

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Business Plans (also see Entrepreneurship)

CD Manufacture

Chamber Music

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Church & Sacred Music

Community Music

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Commissioning Music


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Conducting (also see Orchestra, Voice, Winds)

Contractors - see Unions

Crowdfunding (also see Grants)

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Direct-to-Fan Platforms (also see Newsletters)

Directories (also see Touring Resources on our Job Search Page)


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Early Music

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Elevator Pitch


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Event Calendars

Financial Literacy

Grants (also see Crowdfunding & Scholarships)

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Health Insurance

Higher Education (also see Music Education)

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International Students/Visas

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K-12 Education (also see Music Education)

  1. Praxis exam info for MD (Passing required for MD public school teaching certification)
  2. MD Dept. of Education Certification Info | MD Dept. of Education Homepage
  3. Baltimore Teaching Fellows
  4. Maryland Education Recruitment Consortium
  5. JHU Master of Arts in Teaching (Other universities offer similar degrees)
  1. Private School Teacher Salaries & Information (certification not required; salaries often lower than in public schools)
  2. Council for American Private Education
  3. National Association of Independent Schools
  4. Association of Independent Schools in Maryland/DC
  5. Private Schools in Maryland

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Legal Advice


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Military Bands (premier level)

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Music Career Advice (general). Also see Touring

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Music Education (also see Higher Education & K-12 Education)

Music Industry (also see Publishing)

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Music Theory (also see Composition)

Music Therapy

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Newsletters (also see Direct-to-Fan Platforms)

Opera - see Voice

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Organ (also see Church)


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Presenting (also see Programming)

Press Kits

Press Releases

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Professional Development

Programming (also see Presenting)

Project Management

Public Relations

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Publishing & Licensing

Recording & Audio Engineering

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Self-Employment (see Entrepreneurship)


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Taxes & Accounting

Teaching Artists



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Visas - see International Students

Voice/Opera (also see Chorus)

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