On-Campus or Online Course
1 academic year
Barcelona or Hybrid
48 Students Enrolled
Price6000 €5000€ (full payment with a discount)
Masters Artificial Intelligence

Master Classical Music Business Management
Face-to-face or Hybrid + In-company Internship

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Apply for our Master Classical Music Business Management and become a professional in this sphere.

We will do our best to open to you all the secrets of the profession, show you the potential problems, and teach you how to deal with them.

Objectives of studies:

  • To cover the legal aspects of the industry: contracts, copyrights, and performing rights
  • To educate you on dealing with technical difficulties: recordings, performances, venues
  • To profoundly study questions connected with the artists themselves: physical and mental health, insurance, social relationships

Our study plan consists of three study trimesters:

  • Specialization modules
  • Foreign languages (to choose between Spanish, French or Russian) or Classical Instruments modules (to choose between individual Classical Piano, Chello or Vocal classes)
  • Internship module to be done in any company worldwide

Combined with the module on languages or the module on instruments (in the second trimester), this Master’s will turn you into a Music Business professional.

The study program is offered in two languages: English or Spanish.

We have a hybrid modality of studies, meaning that you can come to face-to-face classes on the campus in Barcelona center or connect to the virtual classroom from anywhere in the world.


Campus location

Barcelona or Hybrid


Languages

Instruction language: ENGLISH or SPANISH
Foreign language to study:
SPANISH, FRENCH or RUSSIAN


Duration

1 Academic Year Professional Program
Intakes: April and October
Timetable: 3-5 times/week
Load hours: 72 ECTS


Fees

Enrolment fee: 500 euros
Tuition fee: 6.000 euros (paid in 2 installments) or
5.000 euros (full payment with a discount)

Program Details

Admissions

Qualifications

Career Paths

Faculty/Methodology

Internships

Evaluation

To enroll in the Master’s Degree, it is necessary:
1. fill out the online application form below
2. submit the requested documents:

  • passport copy
  • last studies certificate
  • CV

On successfully completing this Professional Program of Study you will:
1. Be awarded the

  • Private Master’s Degree in Classical Music Business Management

2. Have attained an accredited qualification for managerial and supervisory levels showing you possess competence in professional work activities.

3. Have attained a high-level qualification equated to the International studies framework as Master’s Degree or Master Propio according to the Spanish National framework.

Completing a Master’s degree program in Classical Music Business Management can open up a range of career opportunities in the industry of Classical Music. Here are some potential career paths that graduates of your program could pursue:

  • Classical Music Recording Producer
  • Classical Musicians Personal Manager
  • Classical Booking Agent
  • Classical Music Publisher
  • Classical Concert Promoter
  • Classical Events Organizer
  • Classical Festival Recruiters

Our academic team consists of professionals in education, classical music, and connected spheres. This 1 academic year program provides students with the expertise and professionalism required to succeed in the exciting industry of Classical Music management.
This area of study is open to all graduates, however, it may be particularly useful for graduates from classical music studies, advertising, media and communications, business and technology, creative design, e-business, journalism, and marketing spheres. The program blends the on-campus theory with the in-company practical internship.

After the theoretical part of the courses is finished, all students are invited to do an internship. We recommend joining an internship for a minimum of 3 months. HTL International School has signed a huge variety of educational agreements with different companies from all over the world. According to Spanish law, it is possible to do a part-time (20 h/week) or full-time (40 h/week) internship during the study period or after the theoretical part is finished. Normally, the companies provide some grants, their quantity depends on the company policy regarding the interns. In case you have a company interested in you as an intern in Spain or abroad, please contact us to sign the internship agreement with your company.

  • Final Project
  • Continuous Evaluation
  • Foreign Language Exam (Spanish, French or Russian)
  • Or Classical Instrument Exam (Piano, Chello or Vocal exam)

Master in CLASSICAL MUSIC BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
STUDY PLAN: 72 ECTS

Module 0. Introduction to Classical Music

Module 1. Classical Performers Rights

  • Copyrights in Classical Music
  • Performing rights,
  • Contracts

Module 2. Classical Music Publishing, Recording and Distribution

  • Classical music publishing
  • Recording and distribution of classical music (online platforms included)
  • Big labels and producing companies

Module 3. Managing the Artist

  • Contractual Relations Artists-Manager
  • Choosing the Artist

Module 4. Classical Music Competitions

  • Application and Participation
  • Different Country Requirements
  • Legal Right Protection)

Module 5. Potential Challenges in Classical Music Business

  • Inequality and unfair discrimination (age, gender, etc)
  • Career lifespan (young artists, in mid-career, with years of experience)
  • Impact of technology (digital technology, generative AI, new ways of distribution)

Module 6. Performance in a traditional environment (concerts, tours, festivals, operas and musicals)

  • Contractual obligations
  • Honoraries
  • Specific performing rights
  • Differences per countries

Module 7. Performance in non-traditional environments (night clubs, new look on classical music, etc).

  • Contractual obligations
  • Honoraries
  • Specific performing rights
  • Differences per countries

Module 8. Classical Music Artists Promotion

  • Personal brand creation
  • International markets
  • Radio and press relations
  • Online promotion and social media

Module 9. Classical artist safety and security

  • Health and performing conditions
  • Mental health
  • Artist´s legal rights protection
  • Insurance and other documentary protection

Module 10. Future of classical music. Forecasting and predictions

Module 11. Foreign Language (Spanish, French or Russian)

Module 12. Individual classes of Classical Instrument (Piano, Chello or Vocal classes)

Module 13. Final Project

  • Project design
  • Research tools
  • Personal reflection
  • Appropriate questionnaire designs

Module 14: Internship

*One academic hour: 45 minutes


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