The Hustle: The Music Industry as a Student


Jake Markow

Elevator Mag

Kelsie Smith


Many students with a traditional career path in mind see the music business with a closed entrance. But with global revenue growth in the music industry on an upswing, the opportunity for college students and recent grads to enter the music industry is expanding. The music industry is currently exploding and evolving into a new space full of young innovative entrepreneurs, and students have never been more able to break into an industry from myriad angles. Hear four different perspecitves on sucessfully breaking into the business as a student.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Secondary Entry: Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate