Links

Find all the resources referenced in Beyond Talent, chapter by chapter: 

Chapter 1

ICSOM orchestra statistics http://www.orchestrafacts.org

Matt Haimovitz’s record label http://www.oxingale.com

Claire Chase and ICE http://www.iceorg.org

Community MusicWorks http://www.newgalleryconcertseries.org

Radius Ensemble http://www.radiusensemble.org

Chapter 2

Pamela Slim http://www.ganas.com excellent (and free!)
e-workbook, Shortcuts to Rekindle the Fire in Your Career

Email management systems:
http://www.ReverbNation.com
http://MailChimp.com
http://www.ConstantContact.com

For business cards
http://www.vistaprint.com
http://www.iprint.com

Article: “How Bands Die”
http://www.musiciansatlas.com/newsletter/jul07/
howbandsdie.asp

Chapter 3

For Jazz bio examples:
http://www.allaboutjazz.com
http://www.jazzcorner.com

Jazz pianist Kevin Harris www.kevinharrisproject.com

Meredith Monk http://www.meredithmonk.org

Matt Steckler and Dead Cat Bounce http://www.deadcatbounce.org

Susan Wilson http://www.susanwilsonphoto.com

Atlanta-based photographer Angela Morris http://www.AngelaPhotography.com

NYC-based photographer Jeff Fasano
http://www.jefffasano.com

For EPKs http://www.sonicbids.com

Arts Consultant Deborah Obalil http://www.obalil.com

For printing Postcards:
http://www.jakprints.com
http://www.1800postcards.com
http://www.modernpostcard.com

Ariel Hyatt, publicist, “How to be Your Own Publicist,”
http://www.arielpublicity.com

New music ensemble eighth blackbird http://www.eighthblackbird.com

For manufacturing band merchandise
http://www.cafepress.com

Chapter 4

New World Records http://www.newworldrecords.org

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts http://www.vlany.org

Wu Han and David Fincket’s ArtistLed label http://www.artistled.com.

Flautist Ransom Wilson’s label, Image Recordings
http://www.imagerecordings.com

The Borromeo String Quartet Living Archive Project,
http://www.livingarchive.org

Bar Codes: http://www.uc-council.org

US Copyright Office http://www.copyright.gov

Harry Fox Agency http://www.HarryFox.com

Creative Commons licensing http://www.creativecommons.org

Singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton http://www.jonathancoulton.com

Aaron Copland Fund for recordings http://www.coplandfund.org/recording.html

Crowdfunding: http://www.Slicethepie.com
http://www.Sellaband.com
http://www.fundable.com

Musicians of the Old Post Road http://www.oldpostroad.org

Lissa Schneckenburger http://www.lissafiddle.com

Radio listings http://www.MusicalAmerica.com (classical)
http://www.allaboutjazz.com
online radio:  http://www.live365.com

Chapter 5

Recommended sites:

Arts news digest: http://www.ArtsJournal.com

Alex Ross’s The Rest is Noise http://www.therestisnoise.com

Andrew Dubber’s New Music Strategieshttp://newmusicstrategies.com

Amanda Ameer’s Life’s a Pitchhttp://www.artsjournal.com/lifesapitch

Greg Sandow Future of Classical Musichttp://www.artsjournal.com/greg

Andrew Taylor’s The Artful Managerhttp://www.artsjournal.com/artfulmanage

Jonathan Coulton http://www.jonathancoulton.com

Yo-Yo Ma’s project: http://www.indabamusic.com/contests/show/yo-yomacontest

Andrew Dubber: http://www.NewMusicStrategies.com

Inexpensive ways to get up online: http://www.Yola.com

To start a blog free:
http://www.wordpress.com
http://www.blogger.com
http://typepad.com

Baritone Tom Meglioranza http://www.meglioranza.com

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine http://www.rachelbartonpine.com  (audience-oriented with an e-zine, podcasts, video, blog, free downloads)

eighth blackbird http://www.eighthblackbird.com  (great blog—reveals the “inner” eighth blackbird)

Ethel http://www.ethelcentral.com (great photos, description of projects, conveys sense of the ensemble)

Imani Winds http://www.imaniwinds.com  (check out their comprehensive education programming)

Conductor Edwin Outwater http://www.edwinoutwater.com  (creative and fun blog)

So Percussion http://www.sopercussion.com (inviting, distinctive)

Bassist/composer Ben Allison http://www.benallison.com (good graphics, distinct image)

Singer/songwriter Jill Sobule http://www.jillsobule.com  (terrific example of fan-funded recording projects)

Pianist Jonathan Biss http://www.jonathanbiss.com  (interesting, thought-provoking blog)

Bang on a Can http://www.bangonacan.org  (inventive)

Providence String Quartet’s Community MusicWorks http://www.communitymusicworks.org (clear mission)

Register your domain name http://www.godaddy.com and http://www.register.com

Chokdee Rutirisari, of http://www.storyandstructure.com

Webhosting:
Dreamhost http://www.dreamhost.com
MediaTemple http://www.mediatemple.net

Help for DIY sites: http://www.webmonkey.com

Web Standards compliant http://www.webstandards.org

Google Analytics http://www.google.com/analytics to get free site traffic analysis

Email management systems:
http://www.ReverbNation.com
http://MailChimp.com
http://www.ConstantContact.com

Recruiting your street team volunteer sign-up http://www.ReverbNation.com

Ali Brown for help with newsletters  http://www.ezinequeen.com

Tips on writing blog posts:  http://www.copyblogger.com

Conductor Edwin Outwater’s website http://www.edwinoutwater.com

Greg Sandow on the future of classical music http://www.artsjournal.com/greg

Marimbist Nancy Zeltsman’s site http://www.nancyzeltsman.comis terrific and includes an introduction to the marimba and a memo to composers on writing for the instrument.

Interlude

Abbie Conant and William Osborne:
http://www.osborne-conant.org

Chapter 6

Conferences for booking, showcasing, and networking

Arts Midwest Conference http://www.artsmidwest.org

Performing Arts Exchange http://www.southarts.org/pae

Western Arts Alliance Conference http://www.westarts.org

Pennsylvania http://www.papresenters.org

Ohio http://www.oapn.org

North Carolina http://www.ncpresenters.org

Association of Performing Arts Presenters http://www.artspresenters.org

Chamber Music America http://www.chamber-music.org

League of American Orchestras http://www.americanorchestras.org

ISPA, the International Society of the Performing Arts http://www.ispa.org

National Association of Performing Arts Managers of America http://www.NAPAMA.org

Artist manager Robert Besen http://www.besenarts.com

Andrew Appel is the founder of Four Nations http://www.fournations.org

Bradley Sowash article “Self-Marketing for Artists,” http://www.artjob.org/cgi-local/displayPage.pl?page=
article_template.html&sid=PUT_SID_HERE&
article_number=3

Radius Ensemble http://www.radiusensemble.org

Performing Rights Organizations http://www.BMI.com  and http://www.ASCAP.com

Chapter 7

For printing Postcards:
http://www.jakprints.com
http://www.1800postcards.com
http://www.modernpostcard.com

Arts consultant Jeffrey James http://www.jamesarts.com

Publicist Ariel Hyatt, “How to be Your Own Publicist,”
http://www.arielpublicity.com

Quintet of the Americas http://www.quintet.org

For posting press releases to large group of music professionals:
Musical America http://www.MusicalAmerica.com
Music Industry News Network http://www.mi2n.com
Billboard Publicity Wire http://www.billboardpublicitywire.com/

Posting concert information:
http://eventful.com
http://upcoming.yahoo.com
http://www.jambase.com

Posting to the media outside of music:
http://www.24-7pressrelease.com
http://www.PR.com
http://www.PRlog.com

Chapter 8

Residency activities examples:
Fischoff National Chamber Music Association in South Bend, IN
http://www.fischoff.org

Da Camera of Houston http://www.dacamera.com

Myrna Loy Center in Montana http://www.myrnaloycenter.com

Iowa Hancher Auditorium http://www.hancher.uiowa.edu

John Steinmetz excellent article “Resuscitating Art Music”
http://www.musicunbound.com/artx2.html

The Borromeo Quartet http://www.borromeoquartet.org

The Music Center of Los Angles County http://www.musiccenter.org

The Four Nations Ensemble ensemble http://www.fournations.org

Young Audiences http://www.YoungAudiences.org

VSA Arts http://www.vsarts.org

National Funding Sources for Residency Work

Chamber Music America http://www.chamber-music.org

Association of Performing Arts Presenters http://www.artspresenters.org

Meet the Composer http://www.meetthecomposer.org

American Composers Forum Continental Harmony project http://www.continentalharmony.org

Teacher study guides, for example, see: http://www.quadcityarts.com/studyguides.html and on http://www.ums.org  (click on education and community).

Chapter 9

“Ten Tips On Becoming Fearless,” by Jeff Nelson
http://www.jeffnelsen.com

Musician Michael Colgrass “Performing at Your Best”
http://www.michaelcolgrass.com

Chapter 10

Actors’ Equity Association (AKA: Equity): http://www.actorsequity.org

American Guild of Musical Artists (vocalists): http://www.musicalartists.org

American Federation of Musicians (large union, primarily instrumentalists): http://www.afm.org

American Federation of Television & Radio Artists, AFL-CIO: http://www.aftra.org

Screen Actors Guild (SAG): http://www.sag.org

Chapter 11

National Foundation for Credit Counseling
http://www.nfcc.org

American Consumer Credit Counseling
http://www.consumercredit.com

Suze Orman’s http://www.suzeorman.com Save & Exit

http://www.annualcreditreport.com

Taxpayer advocate service at http://www.irs.gov

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts http://www.vlany.org

Chamber Music America http://www.chamber-music.org

Chapter 12

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts http://vlany.org

Where to look for grant information
The Foundation Center http://www.foundationcenter.org
New York Foundation for the Arts http://www.nyfa.org

Scholarship info: http://www.fastweb.com and http://www.Finaid.org

Crowdfunding http://www.fundable.com

For commissioning: American Music Center (AMC) http://www.amc.net, and  American Composers Forum  http://www.composersforum.org

Saxophonist Ken Radnofsky http://www.kenradnofsky.comWorld-Wide Concurrent Premieres and Commissioning Fund

Meet the Composer site http://www.meetthecomposer.org

Liam Abramson HighGate Global http://www.highgateglobal.com

Chapter 13

Timpanist/entrepreneur Vic Firth http://www.vicfirth.com

For Health Insurance:
Chamber Music America http://www.chamber-music.org
ASCAP http://www.ascap.com
Early Music America http://www.earlymusic.org
Music Teachers National Association http://www.mtna.org
Bands die
the Freelancer’s Union http://www.freelancersunion.org
http://www.eHealthInsurance.com

Mimi Butler, author of books on private studio teaching http://www.privatemusicstudio.com

Conferences for observing master class teaching
National Flute Association http://www.nfaonline.org
The International Trombone Association http://www.ita-web.org
American String Teachers Association conference http://www.astaweb.com

Music Teacher Resources
American Choral Director’s Association: http://www.acda.org
American String Teachers Association: http://www.astaweb.com
College Music Society: http://www.music.org
Kennedy Center’s Arts Edge: http://www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org
Music Educators National Conference: http://www.menc.org
Music Teachers National Association: http://www.mtna.org
National Guild of Community Schools for the Arts: http://www.nationalguild.org
National Association of Teachers of Singing: http://www.nats.org
National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy: http://www.francesclarkcenter.org
Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc.: http://www.suzukiassociation.org

National Guild of Community Schools for the Arts http://www.nationalguild.org

Carney, Sandoe and Associates http://www.carneysandoe.com

Music Educators National Conference, http://www.menc.org

Where to find listings for college-level teaching:
Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection: the New England Conservatory’s online database of over 3,000 music opportunities: listings of teaching, performance, and arts administration openings, plus grants, audition, and competition info. Available by subscription:
http://www.newenglandconservatory.edu/career

Chronicle of Higher Education: http://www.chronicle.com/jobs(search by field: music)

College Music Society’s Music Vacancy Listings: http://www.music.org

Higher Ed Jobs: http://www.HigherEdJobs.com

Where to Find Arts Administration Job Listings
League of American Orchestras: http://www.americanorchestras.org

ArtJob: http://www.artjob.org

Arts Presenters: http://www.artpresenters.org

Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection:
http://www.newenglandconservatory.edu/career

New York Foundation for the Arts: http://www.NYFA.org

For re-location issues http://www.findyourspot.com