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Professional Training

CMI offers a Professional Diploma program; various Professional Certification programs in Music Management, Music Marketing, and Commercial Music Production; and individual coursework for students interested in preparing for a new or first career, improving present career skills, exploring courses to decide on a career, or pursuing personal interests.

 

Professional Diploma Program

The Professional Diploma Program offers a wide range of courses to provide students with the knowledge they need to work in a variety of career avenues such as music management, marketing, publicity, promotion, production, and event planning, or to promote and protect their own careers as performers.  Courses include:

 

 The Business of Music*

 Legal Issues for Musicians

 Music Marketing

 Music Management

 Event Planning & Tours

 Publicity & Promotion

 Career Planning or Internship

 Music Finance & Taxation

 Intro. to Sound Recording

 Elective

 

* This course is a requirement for all CMI students.  Students must enroll in  

   The Business of Music either before or concurrently with other courses.

COURSE SHCEDULE & FEES

 

Courses are typically 6 weeks in length, meeting once per week for 3 hours. 

Students may also complete a course through a single Compressed Session which meets every day for five days (one 4-hour day and four 3-hour days).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUITION (per course):  $299.00

 

Students may make payment by cash, check, money order, or credit card (VISA or MASTERCARD). 

Students may also make payments over a period of time.  Please request details on the CMI Installment Plan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Contact Us:

 

CMI

The Commercial Music Institute

1385 N. Milwaukee, Suite #2

Chicago, IL 60622

 

 

 

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Professional Certifications

 

PLAN A—MUSIC MANAGEMENT

 

 The Business of Music*

 Legal Issues for Musicians

 Music Management

 Event Planning & Tours

 Music Finance & Taxation

 Career Planning or Internship

 

PLAN B—MUSIC MARKETING

 

 The Business of Music*

 Music Marketing

 Event Planning & Tours

 Publicity & Promotion

 Career Planning or Internship

 Elective

 

PLAN C—COMMERCIAL MUSIC PRODUCTION

 

 The Business of Music*

 Legal Issues for Musicians

 Music Finance & Taxation

 Intro. To Sound Recording or Film Scoring Technology

 Career Planning or Internship

 Elective

 

*    This course is a requirement for all CMI students.  Students must enroll in

     The Business of Music either before or concurrently with other course.

FALL 2003

 

SESSION A

 

The Business of Music

CMI 100-01 Tuesday 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Aug. 26—Sept. 30

CMI 100-01 Saturday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Aug. 30—Oct. 4

 

Legal Issues for Musicians

CMI 200-01 Wednesday 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Aug. 27—Oct. 1

 

Internship

CMI 300-01 By Arrangement    Aug. 25—Oct. 4

 

Intro. to Sound Recording Technology

CMI 400-01 By Arrangement    Aug. 25—Oct. 4

 

 

SESSION B

 

The Business of Music

CMI 100-03 Thursday 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Sept. 18—Oct. 23

 

Music Marketing

CMI 500-01 Monday  7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Sept. 15—Oct. 20

 

Internship

CMI 300-02 By Arrangement    Sept. 15—Oct. 25

 

Intro. to Sound Recording Technology

CMI 300-02 By Arrangement    Sept. 15—Oct. 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINTER 2003

 

SESSION A

 

The Business of Music

CMI 100-04 Tuesday 7:00 p.m.--10:00 p.m. Nov. 4—Dec. 9

 

 

Legal Issues for Musicians

CMI 200-02 Wednesday 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Nov. 5—Dec. 10

 

Music Management

CMI 600-01 Monday 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Nov. 3—Dec. 8

 

Music Marketing

CMI 500-02 Saturday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Nov. 9—Dec. 13

 

Internship

CMI 300-03 By Arrangement    Nov. 3—Dec. 13

 

Intro. to Sound Recording Technology

CMI 400-03 By Arrangement    Nov. 3—Dec. 13

 

 

SESSION B (Compressed)

 

The Business of Music

CMI 100-05 Mon.-Fri. 1:00 p.m.-4/5:00 p.m. Dec. 15—Dec. 19

 

Career Planning

CMI 700-01 Mon.-Fri. 9:00 a.m.-12/1:00 p.m. Dec. 15—Dec. 19

 

Intro. to Sound Recording Technology

CMI 400-04 Mon.-Fri. 9:00 a.m.-12/1:00 p.m. Dec. 15—Dec. 19