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Arts career specialist to speak at Stetson

Angela Myles Beeching, noted arts career specialist and director of Manhattan School of Music’s Center for Music Entrepreneurship will appear at Stetson University, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 29-30. The two-day residency is sponsored by Stetson University’s Joseph C. Prince Entrepreneurship Program and the School of Music in collaboration with the Office of Career Development. All events are free and open to the public.

Beeching will facilitate several discussions with students, faculty and staff.  Among her topics:

Your Elevator Pitch and Entrepreneurial Project: A Masterclass – Monday, Oct. 29, 10-11:30 a.m. (132 Presser);

Creating a Business Plan for your Life – Monday, Oct. 29, 2:30-3:45 p.m. (108 Lynn Business Center);

5 Secrets to Managing Your Career and Life in Music – Monday, Oct. 29, 4-6 p.m. (132 Presser);

Grant Writing and Fundraising Basics for Musicians – Tuesday, Oct. 30, 8:30-9:30 a.m. (132 Presser);

Meet and Greet – Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10-11 a.m. (Presser Hall Faculty Lounge).

Author of the acclaimed Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music, Beeching also serves as a consultant to Indiana University, mentoring the Project Jumpstart initiative. Previously, she directed the Career Services Center at New England Conservatory.

In demand as a consultant and speaker, Beeching has led workshops at Eastman, Juilliard, Peabody, Colburn, and Oberlin Conservatories. A leader in the field of music entrepreneurship, she is co-founder of the Network of Music Career Development Officers, the premier organization of the profession. She has also been guest speaker at conferences for the National Association of Schools of Music, the Association of Performing Arts Presenters and the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, and her articles have appeared in Inside Arts, Classical Singer, and Chamber Music magazines. A Fulbright Scholar and Harriet Hale Woolley grant recipient, Beeching holds a doctorate in cello performance from Stony Brook University.

For more information on the Oct 29-30 residency, contact Patrece Robinson in the Office of Career Development at (386) 822-7383, or visit www.stetson.edu/career-development.