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How to Network Successfully in the Music Industry

How to Network Successfully in the Music Industry

It's true what they say: it's all about who you know. Part of being in the music industry is creating connections and networking with other like-minded individuals. Every person you meet in the industry has the potential to help you take your career to new heights and...

Behind the Scenes: Music Careers in the Film Industry

Behind the Scenes: Music Careers in the Film Industry

If you didn't know, there are a lot of opportunities for people with a passion for music in the film industry. From dialogue and the soundtracks to foley sounds, there are a lot of musical components that go into creating movies that you probably haven't thought of....

Best Music Production Software in 2022

Best Music Production Software in 2022

If you're interested in a career in electronic or other music production, you'll need a trusted music production software that fits your individual needs. Knowing your way around a Digital Audio Workstation can help you learn everything you need to mix your music,...

THROUGH THE LENS

Through The Lens is our weekly series where we highlight current students and faculty, capture them on campus and ask them about their inspirations, advice and beyond.

#TBT

#TBT: Jeff Porcaro of Toto

#TBT: Jeff Porcaro of Toto

For this weeks #TBT post, we bright back this gem from the Musicians Institute vault, a special clinic from Jeff Porcaro, one of the most revered drummers in modern music. MI is lucky to have this footage, as his life was tragically cut short when he was only 38 years...

#TBT Michael Ruff Visits MI ( With Sheryl Crow as Back-up Singer)

#TBT Michael Ruff Visits MI ( With Sheryl Crow as Back-up Singer)

A while back, we shared this pretty sweet find from the MI vault: a performance by Michael Ruff, with a very young Sheryl Crow singing backup! Ruff is a multiple Grammy Award nominated songwriter and producer, who has released many solo albums. He has written, toured...

#TBT Jaco Pastorius

#TBT Jaco Pastorius

Jaco Pastorius is widely considered one of the most influential bassists of all time, so to celebrate our first #TBT post, here are some Jaco performances that’ll inspire you to get you back into the practice room real quick! Opening for Joni Mitchell. Weather Report...

PROFILES

Panelist Spotlight: Adam Blackstone

Panelist Spotlight: Adam Blackstone

Musicians Institute is proud to bring some of the best working musicians onto our campus to inspire our students and give them insight into what a career in the music industry holds. With this new series on our blog, we will start to highlight upcoming clinicians or...

The Life And Career Of MI’s Own: Francis Buckley

The Life And Career Of MI’s Own: Francis Buckley

Grammy Award®-winning record engineer Francis Buckley’s broad range of experience has seen him occupy the studio seat for breakout bands, established chart-toppers and Hollywood films. Buckley started out working at W.E. Studios in Redondo Beach in 1979. He then went...

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