The School of Music has info on gig listings, employment, and grant opportunities as well as other helpful career-building tips and links. The School of Music sends out a Job & Gigs Newsletter semi-regularly as opportunities are shared.

Jobs & Gigs Newsletter

For BU School of Music students and alum: Sign up to receive the Newsletter.

To share your job & gig opportunities: Fill out the Hire a Student Musician form.


The School of Music has an institutional subscription to Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection, the comprehensive online professional development resource of the New England Conservatory’s Career Service Center. We hope you find this resource useful!

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Please note: Any misuse of this login information could result in the termination of our subscription by NEC.

Helpful Job & Gig Links

The following resources contain helpful information regarding jobs, gigs, internships, professional development, and more for performing artists on the job hunt. Please contact us if there are any other resources that you would like to see added here.

Career Workshops presented by the School of Music
The Successful Freelancer Hand-outs and Resources


In addition to job listings and career resources, we want to share our knowledge of grants and special funding that are available for artists. Please contact us if you know of a special grant or foundation that you would like to share with your fellow colleagues.

  • BU Arts Grants
  • MCC: Grants and resources for artists in Massachusetts
  • BCCGrants and resources for artists in Boston
  • NEFA: Grants and resources for artists in New England
  • NEAGrants and resources for artists in the U.S.
  • Chamber Music America