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Program Overview

The Advanced Music Industry & Business Program focuses on equipping you with essential skills for an array of music industry career choices. The course begins with creating a career development plan, receiving feedback and mentorship from instructors from multiple disciplines. The program delves into all areas of music business from marketing & business plans, to bookkeeping, event production, promotion, managing and signing artists, tour management, public relations and more! The program combines classroom learning with career focused lectures, guest speakers, and practical assignments. Students will gain up-to-the-minute skills training in the music industry, in real industry settings, alongside renowned music industry professionals. You will not only learn about the music industry, but you will be in it from Day 1 of classes!
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS interested in this course are advised to speak with a Nimbus Admissions Specialist at admissions@nimbusrecording.com to clarify study permit qualifications and any financial aid details.


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MIND100 MIND200 prerequisites

Potential Careers

Grant Writer, Music Publicist, Tour Manager, Artist Manager, Social Media Manager, Artist Branding Consultant

What You'll Learn

Business Planning

Write and implement roll out a plan for a real profitable business.


Write and implement a marketing plan that includes creating content for publicists and managing a social marketing campaign.

Financial Literacy

Manage the bookkeeping for a business and unlock funding opportunities for artists.

Event Management

Produce a live showcase event.

Artist Management

Interact with artists and industry players in a professional manner, and direct an artist's career implementing a full artist development plan.

Music Law

Evaluate and negotiate various industry contracts.

Strategic Planning

Write and implement a career plan and marketing plan.

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Sheala Boulanger
I haven't been at Nimbus for very long but I've just finished my first four months of the advanced music business program. With the short time I've been at Nimbus, I've already experienced so many great things. Meeting great artist, putting on events and learning so many useful things about the industry from such amazing teachers and staff.

Sheala Boulanger

Advanced Music Industry

What To Expect - The Nimbus Advantage

Nimbus is committed to giving you the best experience possible. Gain access to all the Nimbus Advantages!

World Class 24/7 Studios For Classrooms

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Career Support

In-house career guidance to equip you with the right tools and support for employment beyond graduation.

Industry Pros for Instructors

Ongoing mentorship and training by award winners, nominees, established artists and active industry experts offers relevant curriculum.

Hands On Learning

Lessons are built with a career focused, hands-on approach to education to offer more learning by doing rather than textbooks.

Small Class Sizes

Less students per instructor in each class allows more focus on quality instruction and individual learning needs.

Networking & Collaborations

Meet a network of industry professionals in real industry settings and create life-long friendships through collaborations at the school.

Community Building

Opportunities to give back to the local community are made possible through Nimbus events, workshops, high school outreach, and charity work.


Interpersonal skills are taught in exclusive psychology classes offering guidance in self awareness confidence and skills.

Steps to Becoming a Nimbus Student

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Winter 2020 Intake

Starts: January 6, 2020
Ends: April 28, 2020


Spring 2020 Intake

Starts: May 4, 2020
Ends: August 26, 2020


Fall 2020 Intake

Starts: August 31, 2020
Ends: December 23, 2020


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