Prof Thomas STEIN is Senior Professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, as well as an international musician, leading music educator, global music industry and educational consultant, and a cultural diplomat. In this lecture, he will discuss how students can expect a return on their investment of earning a college music degree to launch their music career. He will cover the desired learning outcomes for university music programs, the teaching methodologies used, current important research areas, and will also include a full list of jobs in the music industry and how to prepare for them.
Bio of Prof Thomas STEIN
Prof Thomas STEIN is an international musician, leading music educator, global music industry and educational consultant, and a cultural diplomat. As a senior professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, he has taught thousands of students, many who have gone on to illustrious music careers, winning GRAMMY awards, recording hit records, and touring the globe to give concerts. He earned his Bachelor of Music in guitar performance, arranging, and music business with top honors at Berklee College of Music, and his Master of Music in Jazz Studies, Performance on electric bass from New England Conservatory. He has been on faculty at Berklee since 1988 where he’s taught courses in music theory, improvisation, ear-training (solfege), arranging, music production, music education, and music business.
Prof Thomas STEIN produces concerts and is a proficient arranger and producer of high-profile events. In 2014 he produced and presented a concert series representing the music of the United States in Shanghai, China, at the Shanghai Concert Hall in People’s Park. He has published many articles on the site careersinmusic.com and his book "The Business of Music Management: How To Survive and Thrive in Today’s Music Industry" is available from Business Expert Press, an affiliate of Harvard Business Press.