Music is a Lifelong Friend

Last night I was working with such a variety of students in different stages of development and aspirations. But it occured to me that each of these students had a need to have music as a part of their lives. … Continue reading

PERFORMANCE RECOGNITION!

If you perform for family and friends, they will always think you are great.  If you are a big fish in a little pond, try not to lose site of where you fit in a bigger pond.  I have recently … Continue reading

It’s the Music!

I believe if you have music in your soul, there is no escape.  It’s a need that has a force of it’s own.  There is no point in wasting time trying to deny it, just accept it and enjoy the … Continue reading

CONCERT SELLOUT!

Well, the last time I wrote on my blog was when I was taking a day of rest!  I was so busy after that getting ready for the concert that I didn’t have time to blog! Bottom line is we … Continue reading

Concert Countdown – a Day of Rest!

I took a day of rest from the Concert on Sunday to enjoy Mother’s Day.  It’s important to give yourself a break when you’re working very hard.  Sometimes you just need to refresh yourself and your creative energy.  It’s okay to … Continue reading

Concert Countdown – CDs to Sell

One of the important things is to make a concert profitable for you.  Keep in mind, if you don’t make a profit from your concert, it is called a “hobby”.  Selling your CD’s at the concert is important to the bottom … Continue reading

Press Releases!

I wrote press releases for the 6/20 concert and got them out first to all the Metropolitan Atlanta magazines.  Most magazines are monthly and the time to send your materials for them is the end of a month and the beginning … Continue reading

Concert Countdown – Logistics!

I met with the stage manager last night to talk about the logistics of the 6/20 concert!  There are so many things to coordinate when you have a number of artists in the same show.  We have five artists in … Continue reading

Concert Countdown – Band Rehearsal

We had our first band rehearsal for the concert!  Our band is “Eastern Standard”.  They are one of the most successful local bands in Atlanta.  Each one of the guys in the band is a professional music and an artist … Continue reading

The Concert Countdown – Song Selection

So, I left off yesterday with finally getting to the music for the concert.  Selecting the songs is important.  My intention for any show is for the audience to have a good time.  I want people to leave a show … Continue reading