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The Online Academy for Musicians, Performers, Music Creators, and Entrepreneurs 

About Music Career Mastermind

This is my commitment to you: We will combine your pursuit of excellence with a road map to your brightest goals, the creation of a sustainable income, and a community of your peers from around the world.

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Become a Mastermind

Transformational development and career mapping for students and aspiring professionals in contemporary songwriting, musical theatre, vocal performance, and music production. Live, online trainings with top industry professionals.

Questions? Email us at [email protected]

New Programs & Scholarship Opportunities

If you'd like to talk about your goals or determine if one of our programs is a good fit, submit a request for a complimentary road mapping call with founder Melissa Mulligan.

Meet The Team

Our coaches and mentors have Grammys, Emmys, platinum albums and Broadway credits. And their proudest moments are spent online with you.

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In addition to our online programs, we offer free and pay-what-you-can open mics, artist retreats, and special classes both online and in-person.

Upcoming Events

Grad Program 2022

Are you a Mastermind Grad student? Join our Grad program to participate in advanced classes hosted by Mike Mangini and Melissa Mulligan on a weekly basis, plus private 1:1 sessions with our Mastermind coaches.

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Let's talk programs, coaches, and resources for songwriters, composers and recording artists.


Music Production

This year we've added more programs, coaches and resources for producers, recording artists and students who need to upgrade their tech skills.



The purpose of vocal training is to sing the way you want to, safely. We have programs, coaches and resources for contemporary, musical theatre and classical vocalists, as well as aspiring vocal coaches.



Road mapping, guidance, programs, coaches and resources for those who want to make music for a living.



Online acting intensives, scene work, audition prep and self-tape resources for theatre, musical theatre and film/tv actors and acting students.


Musical Theatre

This is a new kind of career development and audition prep. Here are our programs, coaches and resources for college students, gap year students and high schoolers.


About Melissa Mulligan

Melissa Mulligan has been dedicated to helping vocalists and creators of music reach their unique, authentic potential for more than two decades. She has worked with professional recording artists such as AJR, Chelsea Cutler, Jeremy Zucker, Dixie D'Amelio, New Found Glory, Ellie DeSautels (from NBC's Rise) and many more, and currently serves as a vocal consultant for major labels and music industry professionals. Her students have signed to major record labels, toured the world, won platinum and gold records, performed on all the late night and day time talk shows, and entered prestigious music and musical theatre programs such as Berklee College of Music, Belmont, USC, Baldwin Wallace, University of Michigan, NYU and many more.

A few words of wisdom from Mastermind Mentors Mike Mangini and Melissa Mulligan


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