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Compose Your Career

Co-founded by award-winning musicians, composers, and producers Clay Ross and Jayme Stone and offered in partnership with APAP, Compose Your Career is a six-week online course that teaches artists, step-by-step, how to create a sustainable music career beyond a standard 101 class. Artists need to re-think and re-imagine what it means to do business.
Compose Your Career

About Compose Your Career

Whether you’re an emerging artist or a touring pro, this course will help you turn your dreams into goals and your goals into habits. Compose Your Career shows you that your career is the ultimate improvisation—the grand music project that includes businesscraft too.

Compose Your Career was co-founded by award-winning musicians, composers, and producers Clay Ross and Jayme Stone in partnership with APAP. Additional faculty includes music supervisor Barry Cole, artist manager Heena Patel, musician Martha Redbone, and global music specialist Allie Silver. This six-week course includes high-quality video presentations, live weekly webinars, resources, a private networking group, and more.

Visit the Compose Your Career website to learn more about the program.

What You'll Get:

  • Six modules with easy-to-follow videos
  • Weekly live mentoring sessions
  • Worksheets and resources
  • Access to our private networking group

Primary Modules:

  • Visioning & Reckoning
  • Branding & Story
  • Research & Organization
  • How to Book Yourself Without an Agent
  • Publicity & Marketing
  • Performing & Touring

Bonus Modules:

  • Ancestry & Legacy (with Martha Redbone)
  • Touring Abroad, Opening Up New Marketing & Attending International Conferences (with Allie Silver)
  • Making Your Music Work From You: Sync, Licensing & Publishing (with Barry Cole)
  • The Small Stuff Matters (with Heena Patel)

APAP Member Special Offer

APAP is offering current APAP members a special discount, reducing the price of the program from $775 to $150, for the first 30 members to fill out the interest form application. The deadline to fill out the APAP application form was September 17, 2021 or once we have received 30 eligible applicants*, whichever date is earlier.

*Applicants must be current members of APAP through November 2021 and be active artists in a genre of music or multi-disciplinary genre involving music.

The deadline for the fall session of Compose Your Career has passed.  For more information email
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