Live Music and Festival Management

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Live Music and Festival Management

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Event Management, Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    COMK 220 or MGT 201 or permission of the instructor.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This hybrid course provides hands-on skills for future music managers, concert and festival promoters, and tour managers. Moreover, the course explores the process of signing artists, planning, budgeting, booking and advancing concerts, festivals and tours with a focus on pre-production, logistics, production, promotion, and consumption, highlighting the impact of converged technology on the industry and professional practice. Finally, issues of copyright and security will also be assessed.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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