Episode 13: Live at Arts Midwest 2015

Episode Notes

  • Cultivating lifelong patrons
  • How to establish a subscription based music series
  • Fundraising tips
  • Website Links
    “We Always Swing”® Jazz Series

 

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Episode 12: Scott Southard, Founder and Director, International Music Network

Episode Notes

  • How IMN works with artists to develop their careers
  • What artists need to be aware of when looking for booking representation
  • Key differences between today’s booking environment and 25 years ago
  • The main differences between managers and agents
  • Website Links
    IMN World

 

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Episode 11: Connecting the Arts with Schools

Episode Notes

  • How to implement school programming within your organization
  • Tips for working with artists to develop key study guides for classrooms
  • The one thing you need to be aware of when starting school programs from scratch
  • Engaging the community with the International Children’s Festival
  • Website Links
    The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
    International Children’s Festival

 

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Episode 10: Innovative Programming with Marty Wollesen and The University of Maryland

Episode Notes

  • “We often think the arts are dying. That is absolutely not true. What is dying is the context in which we deliver the arts.”
  • How to successfully launch a new venue within your organization
  • The importance of creating participatory experiences for new audiences
  • Focus on opportunities which allow audiences to explore what is possible
  • Be very clear about the audience you want to build
  • Website Links
    The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
    Marty Wollsen TEDx Talk
    The Loft at UCSD

 

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Episode 9: The Celebrity Series of Boston with Amy Lam

Episode Notes

  • Why it is better to adapt with your audience than without
  • The differences between audiences today and audiences 10 years ago
  • How successful artists are able to adapt to these changes
  • The unique challenges and advantages associated with not actually having a home venue
  • Website Links
    Lamling Group LLC
    Celebrity Series

 

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Episode 8: Introduction to Grants with Don Roth, Executive Director of the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

Episode Notes

  • The various types of grants and where to find them
  • The components of an application
  • What review committees are looking for
  • The importance of speaking to program officers
  • How to properly manage a grant upon procurement
  • Website Links
    Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
    Foundation Center
    Guidestar
    Grantmakers in the Arts
    The Wallace Foundation
    The Andrew W.

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Episode 7: Presenting World Music with globalFEST co-founder Isabel Soffer

Episode Notes

  • Strategies for presenting artists in your community from other parts of the world
  • Key resources for presenters interested in learning more about world music artists
  • How globalFEST determines artists for each festival
  • Unique marketing concepts including globalFEST’s “infiltration activities”
  • Website Links
    Live Sounds
    globalFEST
    Womex – The World Music Expo

 

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Episode 6: Commissioning New Works with Duke Performances Aaron Greenwald

Episode Notes

  • “Duke Performances is a festival that runs for 10 months”
  • Unique approaches for Commissioning Artist Projects
  • Creative ways to connect artists with students
  • How accessibility to music is affecting audiences
  • Website Links
    Duke Performances

 

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Episode 5: Curating Fine Arts with the Royal Conservatory’s Mervon Mehta

Episode Notes

  • The 10th Anniversary of Katrina
  • Breaking down musical barriers
  • Exposing audiences to new music
  • New trends in the fine arts community
  • Website Links
    The Royal Conservatory

 

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Episode 4 (part 2): Absolutely Live Entertainment LLC President Danny Melnick

Episode Notes

  • Producing Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival
  • Producing the Newport Jazz Festival
  • Website Links
    Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival
    Newport Jazz Festival

 

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