Foster Community in Music
We provide career-building tools, resources, and opportunities through community engagement for the world of individuals beyond the music.
It’s hard to have a career in the music industry. We want to change that.
Beyond The Music is a community organization designed to help individuals working behind the scenes in the music industry. We understand that these people dominate the industry, yet receive little recognition. The current music industry landscape makes it hard for people to become aware of industry dynamics, nearby resources, and career-boosting opportunities. Through conversation and community, we can build the foundation for an industry that values people more than anything else.
Industries of all kinds need committees in order to unite common causes and bring order to logistical and strategic chaos. In the case of the government, these are called caucuses. Often associated with nominating candidates, caucuses can also be defined as "a...
I am not a particularly religious person but I do deliberate on the notion of "things that were meant to be." I believe that meeting Johnny Fan was one of those moments. I was taking a Lyft back to my apartment and the driver began to ask what I did for a living. I...
In an ever-aging, ever-gentrifying, ever-expanding city like Chicago, it can be hard to keep up with the changes in a specific place and time. Our fluctuation of history, and renovation comes with nostalgic confusion on encouraging new spaces to open up while needing...
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