Our Story

We Are USM!

Universal School of Music (USM) is a growing cultural movement in music and education that provides a wide variety of training programs, opportunities and career pathways for musicians, artists and creative entrepreneurs.

USM’s team of mentors have worked with institutions such as Berklee, Harvard University, JMC, Universal Music, Sony and several independent labels, agencies and venues in Australia and internationally for over 20 years.

About USM

Founded in 2009, the mission of Universal School of Music (USM) is to train, develop and produce independent professional musicians, artists and emerging entrepreneurs to make a living in the new music industry.

USM specializes in private mentoring, group coaching, artist development, marketing, sales, music production, EMP, songwriting, performance, bands and music pedagogy through a series of trainings spread across 3 phases from Mastering Your Craft to Releasing Your Music, Service or Product, to Going Pro with Career and Business Development.

Our Mission

To educate, mentor and produce professional careers for musicians, artists, producers and educators in the new music industry.

Our Vision

Our vision is one that guides us to develop musicians, artists and emerging entrepreneurs to become leaders by pioneering a new system of education and building a stronger music industry in Australia and around the world.

USM Core Values

The following core values are contributions made by our team. They serve to ensure that we continue to provide phenomenal results for our clients and members whilst keeping aligned with our vision to transform education and training for musicians in Australia and around the world.

Do what you love

Be true to yourself and others

Listen intently and seek to add value

Be authentic, fun and a little wild

Share your feelings and always seek feedback

Support growth and embrace change

Pursue learning and lead by example

Respect individual abilities and values

Steve Jaz

USM Founder, Entrepreneur & Multi Passionate Creative

USM founder, mentor and entrepreneur, Steve Jaz has helped thousands of musicians do what they love and turn their knowledge, skill and experience into professional careers. Inspired by years of research and investment in personal development, metaphysics, universal principals and human behaviour, Steve’s unique path of a musician turned entrepreneur has enabled him to transform the lives of thousands of musicians along their journey to becoming full time musicians.

As a mentor and coach, Steve works with emerging music business start-ups (Phase 3) revealing his blueprint for success by using the tools that have helped him and thousands of others to create a successful business in today’s new music industry. Steve has worked across multiple industries including, media, education, the recording industry, entertainment, sales, marketing and mentored personal development skills with thousands of clients, celebrities and leading entrepreneurs across the world.

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