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What is Mentoring?
According to Wikipedia- the modern-day encyclopedia:
Mentorship is a relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. The mentor may be older or younger than the person being mentored, but he or she must have a certain area of expertise. Wikipedia
In a modern music industry where things change minute to minute, having real up to date information can make all the difference between having a successful and rewarding music career or not! That is where a mentor can make a huge difference in your approach, outlook, and level of success!
What's it like to work with the Scharff Brothers? See what these M3 artist have to say!
In this testimonial video some of the amazing artists the Scharff Brothers have worked with explain what makes the Brothers mentoring style so unique! Check out what they have to say in their own words!
Why do I need a mentor?
You don’t. We mean that. Maybe you’ll be that one in a million story of an artist who hits big without seeming to know how it happened. Maybe you’ll win the lottery too! Probably not though, right?
Most musicians drift around the music industry with no guidance and no real sense of direction or executable plan. They want help and guidance but are helplessly at a loss about where to find it! We all know there’s an abundance of information available online or through YouTube tutorials but how can you be expected to know what’s real and truly current in the industry? Even if you’re lucky enough to stumble across good information, will you know how to prioritize what needs doing first? Can you stay positive and motivated long enough to build the sustainable momentum your career demands? Most artists end up feeling overwhelmed, uninspired and lost. They simply meander through years and years of an unsatisfying career using bits and pieces of bad or out of date information given to them by mostly well-meaning but often ill-informed friends or fellow musicians. We want to to give you a better, clearer, more inspiring career path!
Who are the Scharff Brothers?
The Scharff Brothers, pioneers in Virtual Artist Development, are a production team from the Northeastern US. They write, record, produce and teach in all musical genres. The Brothers possess a unique talent and joy for artist mentoring, a forgotten skill in most of the modern music industry.
In early 2017 they started Mentoring for the Modern Musician (M3). After years of noticing ALL of the artists they worked with were in desperate need of one common thing – REAL music industry information. Not a fantasy shown to them in movies about famous rock stars. Not the pessimistic version handed down to them by unhappy nay-sayers. Not the fluffy “just follow your dreams” fantasy fed to them by well-meaning but ill-informed friends or family. These artists needed real, actionable, up to date information about what this modern music industry landscape looks like and how to navigate it.
All production, writing, recording, and mentoring is done through an authentic positive reinforcement narrative, guiding artists to a clearer picture of who they are.
How can we help?
We will save you time, money and years of aimless struggle by helping you cultivate the skills necessary to forge a successful career as a creative artist. This is NOT one course! It is an ongoing mentoring community, because LIFE, and your career in the music industry, are in motion — NEVER static! So grab the tools to keep up and stay ahead! It’s never too early to start and never too late to jump start your dream! Best of all, as an M3 Artist you won’t EVER be alone again!
Remember, you got this… We got your back!