How do you pursue a Career in Music Curation?

A Career in Music Curation has always intrigued me. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Music Curation actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Music Curation. I was Googling about a Career in Music Curation and was lucky to find:

Nilaya Mishra's overview!

With 19 years & 8 months of professional experience, Nilaya Mishra understands Music Curation. Nilaya Mishra has worked in Music Curation as Artist in Team Malahar. In Nilaya Mishra's own words, this is how Nilaya Mishra got into Music Curation: "After completing my B Com from DAV PG College, I did MA in History & MA in Economics from Dayanand Anglo Vedic College Dehradun. I also hold a Ph D in History of Arts from University of Allahabad. I am experienced Visiting Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry and skilled in Photography, Printmaking, Art Education, Guitar Playing, and Lecturing. I am an Assistant Professor at UPES and I teach Indian and World History to the students of Law and I have also formed a Music Band called Malhaar in 1999 and I am a Lyricist, Composer, and Guitarist. The very first video of the song title PEERAH was broadcasted on Channel MTV Indies." I wanted to know more about Nilaya Mishra and found this profile:

Career Video on Music Curation

In a video, Nilaya Mishra has talked about various aspects of a Career in Music Curation. Nilaya Mishra started by explaining Music Curation as: "A music curator fits the music to a brand by mixing science-backed research, market research, brand research, client interviews, understanding of lifestyle and music trends, music knowledge and knowing how music will sound in a specific environment with specific people. They have a great filter for what music works and what doesn't." The video was an engaging disposition.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Music Curation, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Music Curation. Nilaya Mishra touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Formal Education
  • Instruments
  • Music
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Nilaya Mishra then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Music Curation:
  • Patience
  • Team Formation
  • Practice
  • Feeling the Music
  • Originality
  • Music Composition
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Nilaya Mishra believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Music Curation:
  • Appreciation
  • Interaction with Like-Minded People
  • Mental Peace
  • Sense of Achievement
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Nilaya Mishra believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Music Curation:
  • Degrading Standards
  • Unguaranteed Returns
  • Financial Struggles

In the final section of the video Nilaya Mishra talks about How a day goes in a Career in Music Curation. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Music Curation, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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