Vampr, the music industry’s leading online professional network for music creators, has announced the Vampr Academy. The first music education streaming platform will serve as the industry standard for artists, from beginner to professional, to take their career to the next level. Vampr Academy is a monthly subscription with an option for single courses, available to Vampr users in the app as well as on the Vampr website, lending itself to more connections within the Vampr community. Vampr Academy will be available on April 27 with the official in-person launch announcement at NOLA MusicTech.
Directed by Andrew Watt, Vampr Academy will offer new courses every two months in a digestible, user-friendly format, covering topics such as Music Business Essentials, their flagship course, Understanding the Folk Market, a series of vocal technique instruments, and more. Watt joins Vampr from the University of Melbourne, where he was Professor of Music Business. He is an internationally experienced music industry lawyer with a diverse background as an artist manager, venue owner, tour organizer and music publisher. Watt is also the author of four editions of the manual, Welcome to the Jungle – Navigating the Music Industry.
By emulating the classroom environment, Vampr Academy users will be able to connect with other students and Vampr users in real time within the app as well as on the Vampr Academy website. “Ultimately, all we want is for artists and creators to have the tools they need to excel. I’m excited to streamline this process and deliver a world-class education at all levels of the industry,” shares co-founder Josh Simons. “Andrew is an incredible resource and the perfect person to build this platform. I look forward to seeing our users achieve great things and incorporate their feedback as the training platform evolves.
In a market with an overwhelming number of options, Vampr Academy simplifies the process of understanding the music industry, giving artists all the tools they need to succeed in an ever-changing climate. In addition to world-class courses, users will have access to checklists, cheat sheets and templates, live Q&A to ask questions of instructors, small, hands-on instructor-led video lessons world-class, access to all the features of Vampr Pro, and much more. .
There is an exclusive special early bird price for all Vampr users and NOLA attendees who sign up within the first two weeks, reducing the monthly rate from $23.99 to $19.99.