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MUSIC PRODUCER, IN-DEPTH: Don't Ever Give Up

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Dan, a Music Producer and Program Coordinator at a non-profit that provides education and resources to musicians and artists, describes what he likes most about his job, its challenges, his key decision, how hard it is to get a job in his field, and work-life balance. It's very satisfying to help other artists because he's been down that road.

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.

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

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m='11560'>doing</span> <span m='11850'>that.</span> <span m='12620'>And</span> <span m='12800'>I've</span> <span m='12910'>had</span> <span m='13130'>some</span> <span m='13280'>success</span> <span m='13760'>doing</span> <span m='14010'>it.</span> <span m='14200'>And</span> <span m='14360'>now</span> <span m='14650'>I</span> <span m='14720'>feel</span> <span m='14890'>like</span> <span m='15100'>it's</span> <span m='15710'>satisfying</span> <span m='16320'>to</span> <span m='16379'>help</span> <span m='16610'>other</span> <span m='16780'>people</span> <span m='17110'>figure</span> <span m='17350'>that</span> <span m='17540'>out</span> <span m='17910'>for</span> <span m='18060'>them.</span> </p><p><span m='19010'>Well,</span> <span m='19230'>I do</span> <span m='19430'>a lot of</span> <span m='19560'>coordinating.</span> <span m='20110'>So</span> <span m='20300'>it's</span> <span m='20440'>really</span> <span m='20630'>like</span> <span m='21230'>kind</span> <span m='21460'>of</span> <span m='22590'>putting</span> <span m='22840'>people</span> <span m='23130'>together</span> <span m='23590'>and</span> <span m='23680'>hoping</span> <span m='24020'>that</span> <span m='24230'>they</span> <span m='24700'>work</span> <span m='24980'>well</span> <span m='25740'>whether</span> <span m='26090'>it be</span> <span m='26400'>in</span> <span m='26570'>the</span> <span m='26660'>studio</span> <span m='27320'>or</span> <span m='28620'>in</span> <span m='28770'>the</span> <span m='28850'>classroom</span> <span m='29550'>or</span> <span m='29680'>wherever.</span> <span m='30090'>So</span> <span m='31490'>I</span> <span m='31600'>guess</span> <span m='31780'>the</span> <span m='31870'>challenge</span> <span m='32314'>is</span> <span m='33510'>linking</span> <span m='33870'>people</span> <span m='34150'>up</span> <span m='34290'>with</span> <span m='34430'>other</span> <span m='34630'>people</span> <span m='35090'>who</span> <span m='36260'>they</span> <span m='36380'>can</span> <span m='36550'>connect</span> <span m='36900'>with</span> <span m='37690'>and</span> <span m='38750'>having</span> <span m='38970'>it</span> <span m='39080'>be</span> <span m='39390'>a</span> <span m='39835'>successful</span> <span m='40280'>session.</span> </p><p><span m='41170'>To</span> <span m='41360'>not</span> <span m='41610'>give</span> <span m='41780'>up</span> <span m='42270'>and</span> <span m='42460'>to</span> <span m='42570'>not</span> <span m='42800'>stop,</span> <span m='43390'>because</span> <span m='44750'>in</span> <span m='44910'>the</span> <span m='45010'>long</span> <span m='45330'>run,</span> <span m='45620'>you will</span> <span m='45780'>regret</span> <span m='46720'>giving</span> <span m='47080'>up</span> <span m='47410'>and</span> <span m='47610'>stopping.</span> <span m='49160'>And</span> <span m='50745'>I feel like</span> <span m='51220'>eventually,</span> <span m='51600'>if you</span> <span m='51700'>just</span> <span m='51870'>keep</span> <span m='52050'>working,</span> <span m='52340'>if</span> <span m='52630'>you</span> <span m='52720'>bust</span> <span m='52860'>your</span> <span m='52940'>[BLEEP]</span> <span m='53210'>and work</span> <span m='53500'>hard,</span> <span m='54470'>you</span> <span m='54610'>can get</span> <span m='54840'>where</span> <span m='54960'>you</span> <span m='55010'>need</span> <span m='55170'>to</span> <span m='55260'>be</span> <span m='57180'>in</span> <span m='57320'>one</span> <span m='57480'>way</span> <span m='57640'>or</span> <span m='57690'>another.</span> <span m='57980'>But</span> <span m='58130'>it's</span> <span m='58240'>better than</span> <span m='58540'>giving</span> <span m='58790'>up.</span> </p><p><span m='59430'>Hard</span> <span m='59640'>to</span> <span m='59690'>find</span> <span m='59820'>work?</span> <span m='60290'>Yeah.</span> <span m='60860'>It's</span> <span m='61330'>hard</span> <span m='61530'>to</span> <span m='61600'>find,</span> <span m='62020'>like,</span> <span m='62680'>solid</span> <span m='63160'>work.</span> <span m='65690'>There</span> <span m='66020'>are</span> <span m='66070'>things</span> <span m='66360'>you</span> <span m='66470'>can</span> <span m='66620'>do</span> <span m='67090'>to</span> <span m='67270'>work.</span> <span m='67890'>But</span> <span m='68590'>whether</span> <span m='68790'>you're</span> <span m='68870'>making</span> <span m='69110'>a</span> <span m='69170'>living</span> <span m='69490'>or</span> <span m='69640'>not</span> <span m='69820'>at it,</span> <span m='69930'>that's</span> <span m='70250'>a whole</span> <span m='70470'>other</span> <span m='70660'>thing.</span> </p><p><span m='71450'>My</span> <span m='71660'>work-life</span> <span m='73230'>balance,</span> <span m='74300'>it's</span> <span m='74650'>pretty</span> <span m='75120'>all</span> <span m='75220'>right</span> <span m='75470'>right</span> <span m='75710'>now,</span> <span m='76000'>because</span> <span m='76200'>I</span> <span m='76280'>started</span> <span m='76650'>working</span> <span m='77060'>for</span> <span m='77710'>this</span> <span m='77930'>nonprofit.</span> <span m='78380'>It's</span> <span m='78830'>fairly</span> <span m='79460'>nine</span> <span m='79750'>to</span> <span m='79830'>five-ish,</span> <span m='80300'>so</span> <span m='83390'>it's</span> <span m='83580'>fairly</span> <span m='83850'>balanced.</span> <span m='84120'>Before,</span> <span m='84500'>it was</span> <span m='84650'>all</span> <span m='84900'>over the</span> <span m='85020'>place,</span> <span m='85500'>like</span> <span m='85710'>all-night</span> <span m='87040'>sessions,</span> <span m='87640'>and</span> <span m='87960'>there</span> <span m='88090'>was</span> <span m='88280'>no</span> <span m='88450'>balance.</span> <span m='88900'>It</span> <span m='89000'>was</span> <span m='89150'>all</span> <span m='89890'>one</span> <span m='90150'>thing.</span> <span m='90930'>But</span> <span m='91080'>now,</span> <span m='91330'>it's</span> <span m='91540'>kind</span> <span m='91780'>of</span> <span m='91840'>evened</span> <span m='92130'>out</span> <span m='92240'>a</span> <span m='92310'>little</span> <span m='92500'>bit.</span> <span m='92890'>And</span> <span m='94005'>it's</span> <span m='94350'>for</span> <span m='94510'>the</span> <span m='94590'>better.</span> <span m='95150'>And</span> <span m='95760'>can't</span> <span m='96180'>complain.</span> <span m='96770'>Don't</span> <span m='96960'>get</span> <span m='97030'>me</span> <span m='97120'>wrong,</span> <span m='97440'>I'm</span> <span m='97750'>still</span> <span m='97940'>in</span> <span m='98160'>music.</span> <span m='98525'>But</span> <span m='99690'>I'm</span> <span m='99910'>on</span> <span m='100040'>the</span> <span m='100150'>outside</span> <span m='100620'>looking</span> <span m='100900'>in</span> <span m='101200'>a</span> <span m='101500'>little</span> <span m='101800'>bit.</span> 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