Two Awesome YouTube Resources You May Not Know About

July 12, 2018 In: Sound Bits

Chances are, if you are like most people, you will be visiting YouTube sometime very soon to watch a video. Maybe you’ll be watching your favorite stand up comedian, or a video on how to grill squash, highlights from the World Cup, or trying to find a favorite recording of a Mahler symphony. And chances […]

Save the Date! Grant Proposals Due October 1st for Research and Innovative Projects

June 27, 2018 In: Sound Bits

Have an idea related to “innovative ensembles” that you need funding for? Summer is a great time to work up a grant proposal for our October 1, 2018 deadline. ¬†Grants are available in two categories: research and innovative projects. The grants are intended to support projects that relate to the theme of innovative ensembles – […]

James Gaffigan Gives Us Something To Ponder

June 20, 2018 In: Sound Bits

The American conductor James Gaffigan was recently interviewed by the NY Times in advance of the NY Philharmonic’s series of summer concerts in the parks, which Gaffigan will direct. In the NY Times article, writer Zachary Woolfe says that Gaffigan understands the idea that classical music needs to be an “experience.” (We agree.) Gaffigan, in […]

Think Like a Business (and an Artist)

June 13, 2018 In: Sound Bits

For some musicians, it can be eye opening to learn that they own and operate a small business. Do you play an occasional gig and get paid directly for it? Do you write compositions and arrangements and sell them? Do you teach private lessons from home? You are a small business! There are many ways […]

3 Things to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week

June 6, 2018 In: Sound Bits

Happy June, friends! This week we are bringing you three interesting things to read, watch, and listen to. Hopefully these will provide some inspiration, information, or a spark of creativity! To Read: How to Create an Email Newsletter People Actually Read | To Watch: 1812 Overture as Performed by the Melodica Men. ¬†If you […]

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