"A couple dozen schools of music out of 640 that are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music in the country that offer this sort of course; probably less than 5 percent", Bauer said. "Forward-thinking schools of music are now offering support for students to develop an awareness of the essential business skills to build these portfolio careers."

Dr. Paul Bauer, NIU School of Music Chair NIU Today
"NIU is among the first schools in the country to offer students practical training in the dollars-and-cents aspect of music before they begin to earn a living off their talent. School of Music professor Faye Seeman's MUSP 798 Launch Your Business“ teaches marketing, promotion, personal finances, accounting and more."

NIU Today