Want success in the music business?

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With New Artist Model


New Artist Model is an online school for independent musicians, songwriters and producers that will accelerate your career. We offer an array of affordable online courses on everything from how to promote your music, get your music licensed, create a business plan for your music career, produce radio-ready songs and everything in-between. As a musician, you’re looking for the inspiration and information you need to make your dreams come true. New Artist Model has everything you need for success in the music business.

New Artist Model Mission


Our mission is to provide AFFORDABLE access to practical, high-quality training to aspiring musicians, composers and performing artists around the world. We offer a low-cost alternative to a traditional college degree by providing practical, in-depth and on the ground training on every aspect of the music industry.

New Artist Model Courses


Learn about the music industry and how to grow your audience. Learn how to license your music for film, TV and lucrative sync placements. Discover how to produce radio-ready music for streaming sites and licensing opportunities. Build a plan for success, make money and finally get the recognition you deserve.

New Artist Model Instructors


Our courses are taught by recognized experts. Award winning managers, producers, music supervisors and composers, all sought after professionals on today’s music scene. We are a group of highly experienced music industry veterans who can show you what it really takes to make it today.

Real World Instructors

Instructors who teach NAM courses are highly experienced music industry veterans who can show you what it really takes to make it in the industry and achiever success in the music business. Award winning managers, producers, music supervisors and composers — all sought after professionals on today’s music scene. They include:

Dave Kusek

Dave Kusek

Founder of Berklee Online, Dave has mentored thousands of musicians across the globe many of whom have received or been nominated for Grammy awards. Dave is also the co-author of the groundbreaking book “The Future of Music” which has sold more than 50,000 copies, and one of the people who brought you MIDI.

Joyce Kettering

Joyce Kettering

An independent musician turned entrepreneur, Joyce has produced over 150 songs, placed the majority in music libraries, quit her job at a Fortune 500 company and helps hundreds of fellow indie musicians write and license their music. Joyce is also an advisor to one of the biggest networks of creative entrepreneurs in Europe.

Gary Gray

Gary Gray

An award winning composer, producer and audio engineer, Gary has produced multiple projects for 20th Century Fox, Disney, Hollywood Records, A&E, EMI, CBS and others, all in a home studio that cost him less than $2,000 to build. Gary’s mentors include Quincy Jones, Phil Ramone, Phil Collins, Chick Corea, and Jermaine Jackson.

Here's what we can do for you

Creating Success in Music

Tap into your POWER as an indie musician and leverage what you ALREADY HAVE now to unlock the right opportunities for you. I'll teach you how to turn your music from a side hustle into a career. You’ll learn how to UNDERSTAND the music industry and your place in it - and how to gain recognition, make money and finally take control of your career.


Music Business Accelerator

Get the practical tools and guidance you need to create a plan and build a team to achieve your goals. Get practical advice on building your fanbase, developing revenue streams and much more. This program will help you harness the power of your dreams to create the music you love and make money doing it.

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Get Your Music Licensed

Get a step-by-step system to get your music licensed for use in movies, television, commercials, video games, YouTube and more. You’ll get more than 100 music licensing leads and learn how to make music supervisors and production companies take you seriously.

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Promote Your Music

Learn the latest strategies for music marketing, branding and promotion. Learn to create a great website, leverage the power of sponsorships, write irresistible email content and use Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Tik Tok and other tools to create serious social media buzz.

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The Lucrative Home Studio

Learn the professional music production, mixing and mastering techniques you need to produce broadcast-ready music in your home studio. Come prepared for a deep dive into the business, technical and creative aspects of building and operating a successful home studio.

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Get Your Songs Critiqued

Have a great song that you love but not sure it's ready for radio play or commercial licensing deals? Get your music professionally critiqued and receive detailed songwriting, arranging and production guidance from an award-winning producer and make better music.

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Elite Music Business Training

The intelligent alternative to a music business degree providing in-depth training on every aspect of the music industry at a reasonable price. Take a deep dive into advanced career planning, promotion, music licensing, booking gigs, touring, music production and generating recurring revenue to support a sustainable, long-term career. Get 1 on 1 mentoring and life coaching from Dave and Gary.

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Indie Artist Network

Connect with thousands of musicians, producers, engineers, songwriters and industry professionals from all over the world. Get support, share ideas with others like you and find opportunities. Get exclusive access to our musician's resource library, clinics and webinars and more.

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