Tag: audience

11/6: Music and Visual Media: Crutch or Collaboration?

Technology has made it easier than ever for musicians to experiment with adding visual elements to their pieces. But does this spell an end to abstract listening? Hosted by J.M. Gerraughty.

10/16: Finding New Listeners

While many of us promote new music by appealing to lovers of traditional classical music, this #musochat will discuss strategies of inviting all types of listeners into the mix. Hosted by Elliott Grabill.

10/2: Entrepreneurship, the Academy, and Music

A discussion about business and entrepreneurship in music schools. Hosted by Gahlord Dewald.

5/22: Social Media Marketing for Performers

Many classical performers are on social media. This chat is all about deciding what the role of social media is for performers from a marketing standpoint, and how it might help performers and performance venues to find new audiences for our work. Hosted by @Operaversity.

2/28: Diversity vs. the Stacked Deck

A calm, supportive, useful group of questions about diversity in New Music that hopefully will generate some things we can do to add more experiences to our collective voice. Hosted by @gahlord.

1/24: Composing for the Stage

Writing for the voice & stage is tough, no doubt. How does one balance one’s voice with the needs of cast, crew, theater, and audience? How does one even break into this field? Hosted by Griffin Candey (@griffincandey).

12/6: On Opera

Composing for the voice; tackling the large-scale; chamber opera; production; commission; inspiration; dramaturgy, collaboration. Hosted by Jennifer Peterson (@gaspsiagore).

10/25: New Music for Newbies

As a listener, encountering new music for the first time can be enlightening, confusing or downright daunting. We’ll look back on our first experiences with new music, and explore ways to introduce it to others so that it opens them to seeking more and different musical experiences. Hosted by @pickleshy.