Dr. Fabiana Claure helps musicians ignite 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, business coach for musicians, and administrator, 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 coaches musicians and consults for organizations all around the world, through her signature framework, the Musician’s Profit Umbrella™. 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 is the Founder and Director of the Music Business and Entrepreneurship program at the University of North Texas, where she is spearheading 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 has 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 have gone on to raise start-up funds, create successful music businesses, win University teaching positions, and gain 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.