Dr. Fabiana Claure helps musicians create new income opportunities and expand their impact, so that they can live a financially empowered, artistically fulfilled, and family-centered life.
As a multifaceted concert pianist, educator, entrepreneur, and business strategist for musicians, she has a diverse musical career and successful business experience. Her international background—having lived in the US, Bolivia, and Cuba—has allowed her to gain an empowering and global perspective towards music and entrepreneurship education.
Fabiana is the Founder and CEO of The Musician’s Profit Umbrella® business mentorship program, through which she helps musicians all around the world create financial prosperity – without sacrificing their artistic dreams or family life. Her clients have gone on to build thriving online music coaching and teaching business by combining all their various skillsets from their professional, personal, and artistic sides.
Fabiana was the Founder and Director of the Music Business and Entrepreneurship program at the University of North Texas, where she spearheaded a major initiative designed to equip young musicians with the key music business and entrepreneurship skills to support 21st-century artistic careers. In this role, Fabiana designed a new curriculum and founded several experiential learning programs including the Music Entrepreneurship Competition, the Innovative Music Programming Competition, a student artist-entrepreneur organization, and an internship program. As a result of these initiatives, her students raise start-up funds, create successful music businesses, won University teaching positions, and gained employment in arts organizations, while in school. Under Fabiana’s leadership, the UNT College of Music earned national recognition being ranked among the Top 15 Music Business Schools for four years in a row (2017-2020) by Billboard magazine.
Fabiana’s interest in music entrepreneurship, interdisciplinary collaborations, and women’s studies, led her to create a multimedia lecture-recital entitled “Entrepreneurial Women Concert Pianists,” which was awarded a UNT IAA Fellowship and was selected to be featured at the 2019 National Conference of the College Music Society. Her article “Learning Music Entrepreneurship by Doing: How to Create Experiential Learning Opportunities in an Academic Setting” was published by the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association. Fabiana has been featured in numerous media outlets including television, radio, podcast, newspapers, blogs, and magazines.