Business

Music Business

Jen and I are currently studying at the Mediterranean Opera Studio in Sicily, and we were lucky enough to have an audition workshop with Neil Funkhouser of Neil Funkhouser Artists Management. This workshop confirmed many of the ideas we already had about approaching the business of opera and how to view yourself and your instrument while journeying through the audition circuit.

To quote Mister Knowles: “I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man…”

It is important to remind all young singers (and young ANYTHING can be included in this as well), that you are running a small business: yourself.

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