Writing reviews of concerts, recordings, books, and scores may not bring in any money but it's a valuable writing experience to include on your CV. Program notes, on the other, can sometimes bring in a little extra something for the cash-strapped musician and also is a great skill to have under your belt when you're looking for a job. The two books listed below provided excellent guidance for both these forms of writing as well as strong examples.
The titles listed below is just a small selection of books in our library collection about musical careers. To find more, conduct a Catalog search on: music "vocational guidance".