INTERNSHIP-Music Rental Library


This  is  an  excellent  opportunity  for  a  student  in  a  music  major  to  gain  valuable  experience  and training in  the  business  of  print  music  publishing.  
The  internship  schedule  will be  flexible  around  the  student's  class  schedule,  and  will  be  arranged  between  the  student  intern  and  the  manager  of  the  rental  library. Once the student's internship schedule is set, the student is expected to adhere to that schedule as closely as possible. 
Internship will be offered each semester.  Alfred is located on Roscoe Blvd. in Van Nuys, near the 405 Freeway. Map  

Rental  Library:  Alfred  owns  a  large  and  ever  growing  library  of  performance  works  available  to  orchestras  and  other  ensembles  on  a  rental  basis,  including  music  from  many  classic  films  such  as  THE  ADVENTURES  OF  ROBIN  HOOD,  GONE  WITH  THE  WIND,  LORD  OF  THE  RINGS  and  POLAR  EXPRESS,  operas  by  Gian  Carlo  Menotti,  and  works  by  many  important  composers  such  as  Astor  Piazzolla,  Heitor  Villa-Lobos,  Robert  Russell  Bennett,  Robert  Shaw  and  many  more.   

Master  Recordings:  Originally  created  to  promote  the  sale  of  Alfred’s  arrangements,  Alfred's library  of  thousands  of  recordings  may be  licensed  for  use  in  films,  or  a  wide  variety  of  other  uses.    Before  the  content  can  be  licensed,  the  recordings  are  categorized  by  genre,  type  of  performance,  duration  and  other  criteria.

Rental Library:
1.  Learn how to organize a  library  of  ensemble  music,  create  a  catalog  listing,  and  evaluate  the  condition  of  musical works. The  objective  is  to  determine  what  is  necessary  to  prepare  musical  material  for  performance.   
2.  Learn to create advertising, marketing and promotional opportunities for works in a library.
3.  Learn to create  a  promotional  calendar  of  important  dates  such  as  composer  birth  dates,  and  anniversaries.
4.  Learn how to prepare musical arrangements for rental readiness.
5.  Learn how to prepare a list of important trade events where attendance would benefit awareness of a music rental library.
6.  Learn how to upload library content into a website.

Familiarity with transposing music for other instruments is helpful but this can be learned during the internship.

Each resume will be reviewed and we will call student candidates to arrange interviews. Internship is granted based on student's demonstrated interest in the learning opportunity as outlined above and degree to which student’s background, experiences, and educational path align with the learning opportunity. Please do not email resumes directly to the company.

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