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MUSIC PRODUCER: Helping Other Artists Develop Their Careers

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Dan is a Music Producer and Program Coordinator at a non-profit that provides education and resources to musicians and artists. It's not a traditional job for an artist but Dan found his way by staying close to the music world and helping other musicians.

Degree: Music
Job Title: Music Producer/Program Coordinator

Job Summary: Instructional Coordinators

Job Description

Instructional coordinators oversee school districts' curriculums and teaching standards. They work with teachers and school administrators to implement new teaching techniques to improve the quality of education.

On-the-Job Training

None

Additional Info

Most school districts require instructional coordinators to have experience working as a teacher or as a principal or other school administrator. For some positions, they may require experience teaching a specific subject or grade level.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$35,000 - $95,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
15 to 25 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Physically demanding, Remote, Office, Travel, Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Analytical skills, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Leadership ability, Public speaking ability

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m='28950'>actually</span> <span m='29550'>a</span> <span m='29610'>record</span> <span m='29950'>producer,</span> <span m='31360'>and</span> <span m='31540'>have</span> <span m='31750'>been</span> <span m='31990'>for</span> <span m='32119'>a</span> <span m='32180'>long</span> <span m='32439'>time,</span> <span m='32820'>and</span> <span m='32960'>play</span> <span m='33140'>music.</span> <span m='34960'>And</span> <span m='36130'>I</span> <span m='36280'>just</span> <span m='36700'>kind</span> <span m='37130'>of</span> <span m='37710'>stayed</span> <span m='38070'>in</span> <span m='38190'>music</span> <span m='38820'>and</span> <span m='40680'>found</span> <span m='40830'>my</span> <span m='41010'>journey</span> <span m='41460'>through</span> <span m='41720'>musicians</span> <span m='42380'>and</span> <span m='42590'>people</span> <span m='43280'>involved</span> <span m='43760'>in</span> <span m='43870'>music.</span> <span m='44890'>It's</span> <span m='45230'>kind</span> <span m='45490'>of</span> <span m='45560'>weird.</span> <span m='45950'>It's kind</span> <span m='46180'>of untraditional,</span> <span m='46910'>really.</span> </p><p><span m='47700'>I</span> <span m='47930'>hung</span> <span m='48060'>around</span> <span m='48340'>this</span> <span m='48480'>place</span> <span m='48760'>for</span> <span m='48920'>a</span> <span m='48940'>really</span> <span m='49170'>long</span> <span m='49430'>time.</span> <span m='49940'>And</span> <span m='50875'>they</span> <span m='51180'>finally</span> <span m='51520'>gave</span> <span m='51740'>me</span> <span m='51840'>a</span> <span m='51910'>job.</span> <span m='53000'>It's</span> <span m='54000'>different</span> <span m='54600'>to</span> <span m='55460'>work</span> <span m='55730'>with</span> <span m='55890'>musicians</span> <span m='56970'>from</span> <span m='57160'>the</span> <span m='57320'>outside</span> <span m='57980'>instead</span> <span m='58310'>of</span> <span m='58440'>being</span> <span m='58780'>the</span> <span m='58830'>musician</span> <span m='59430'>or</span> <span m='60100'>in</span> <span m='60230'>the</span> <span m='60420'>studio.</span> <span m='62170'>And</span> <span m='63600'>you</span> <span m='63730'>learn</span> <span m='63920'>a</span> <span m='63970'>lot</span> <span m='64209'>about</span> <span m='64540'>how</span> <span m='64810'>people</span> <span m='67250'>react</span> <span m='67630'>to</span> <span m='68010'>think</span> <span m='68780'>to</span> <span m='69090'>new</span> <span m='69230'>concepts,</span> <span m='71160'>because</span> <span m='71360'>I</span> <span m='71440'>will</span> <span m='71800'>always</span> <span m='72150'>be</span> <span m='72610'>on</span> <span m='72730'>the</span> <span m='72830'>other</span> <span m='73000'>side</span> <span m='73910'>and</span> <span m='74160'>in</span> <span m='74780'>those</span> <span m='75070'>concepts,</span> <span m='75570'>whereas</span> <span m='76100'>not</span> <span 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