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School of Music


Spark: Carolina’s Music Leadership Laboratory

SUCCESS: Finances

Recognizing the importance of money in the life of a musician, Spark’s financial initiatives address topics important to becoming self-sufficient, like financial literacy, personal and business finance, and how to raise capital.

We offer

Class
Introduction to Music and Money (MUSC 582) examines the many ways money flows into and out of the life of a musician.

Financial literacy program
The USC Student Success Center offers seminars, workshops and counseling on issues like budgeting, credit score, saving money and setting financial goals.

Fundraising
Students have multiple opportunities to get involved with fundraising efforts at the School of Music.

Library collection
Spark Library Collection features numerous titles related to finance.

Workshops
Our speaker series incorporates presentations related to finance.

Cash awards
Programs through the School of Music and university offer grants or cash awards to entrepreneurial projects.