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Thursday, July 5 • 9:00am - 10:30am
IMD Worthy of Your Hire: The Musician’s HR and Benefits Package

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Target Audience: Musicians

Course Description:
Many musicians today find themselves in a quandary when it comes to balancing the spiritual with the natural, when it comes to serving in the local church, and their own personal lives. This class deals with the business aspects of being a musician in the church. Attendees will find out the answers to questions that may seem hard to ask.
Course Outline
I.       The Relationship between the musician and the pastor
II.     The Relationship between the musician and the congregation
III.     What should be paid to a church musician?
IV.     What should be paid for studio recording sessions?
V.     Why is it important to have health and dental insurance?
VI.    What do you do if you don’t have insurance?
VIII.  The importance of professional organizations
IX.     What musicians’ unions are available to you?
X.     Should musicians be paid for extra services?
XI.    Why should you fill out income taxes?
XII.   What is the purpose of having good credit ratings?

Thursday July 5, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am EDT
Convention Center Room 144/145