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This music industry readiness series provides exclusive access to music industry experts, coaching, mentorship, and internship opportunities. Choose from our Career Development or Artist Development Series based on individual career goals.

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Open Mic

Emerging artists are invited to showcase their talent for fans everywhere on our virtual stage. Participants receive performance coaching in advance as they get ready to shine and music industry professionals join the show to provide feedback to help artists hone their craft.

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Panels & Workshops

Industry panels, workshops, & masterclasses connect high school and college students to careers in the music industry. Panels explore a variety of topics where professionals share knowledge and insight on what it takes to make it in the ever-changing industry.

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Learning Modules

Online modules for educators and young people to access self-guided content for exploring careers in the music industry.

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A Gigternship is an internship in the music industry for college students to gain real-world experience. Gigternships help young people understand the variety of career opportunities in the music industry with Music Forward and our industry partners.

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Music Forward joins together with corporate and community partners to award scholarships to outstanding college students pursuing careers in the music industry.

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All Access Fest

All Access Fest is a music industry career fair for youth ages 16-24 to spark discovery and map pathways to success through panels, hands-on learning, career resources, venue tours, and exhibitors.

Returning 2023
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