A conversation with composer David Lang

A conversation with clarinetist David Shifrin

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Career Strategies

The world’s music landscape is continuously changing, and musicians’ careers are evolving in new directions. The Office of Career Strategies helps give students the tools and knowledge to take charge of their careers.

The office provides counsel, career coaching, programs, and resources to assist Yale School of Music students in launching and managing their careers and to prepare them for roles as artists and cultural leaders. Students can:

Students can also enroll in the career strategies class Music 621, Creating Financially Sustainable Careers in the Arts, which teaches the entrepreneurial skills that today’s musicians need to have.