The following articles are all written from a professional point of view. The first provides you with an overview of the auditioning process and with tips on how best to prepare for one. The others get you up to speed on proper invoicing and up-to-date strategies for successfully starting your career as a freelance artist. There, it’s above all questions about social insurance, copyright, exploitation rights, and how to go about marketing yourself and your art.

The series of articles entitled Got My Diploma! What Now? was developed and published by the U30 Network of the Austrian Music Council (ÖMR) in cooperation with mica and the mdw (

Soon more to come.