Have a better performing career as a classical musician

Last Saturday I received a DM from an intrigued musician. She was wondering how online performing could be used in addition to “real-life live performances”. Lets answer it…

How to turn passive followers into an active audience

I’ve talked many times about creating connections and building relationships. Turning passive followers into an active audience. The starting place is usually on social media. But how can you cut through the noise? Ignite a spark of connection?

How classical musicians can create income satisfaction from their live streams

83% of musicians surveyed found the lack of income from live streams the biggest barrier to continuing with it.

What is causing dissatisfaction with live stream income? How can it be solved?

How to create emotional connection during your live stream

How can you make sure your audience can connect emotionally to your performance?

Practise time is spent crafting your interpretation of the music. Each detail is carefully thought through. Translated into physical gestures. You want to know your audience are going to hear every detail. Experience your musical tale.

How to build your audience from one recital to the next

As a performer, it is easy to see each performance as an isolated event. It begins, it finishes. Then you move onto the next event. But what if you added an extra element. Something that could follow you. Allow you to grow your support.

10 Ways Your Audience Can Help You As A Classical Musician

I’ve seen frowns, squirms and uncomfortable shifting when I approach this topic with musicians.

“It’s all about the music, nothing else.” takes an ingrained stance.

Yet today’s topic is a crucial part of any performance.

You…the music and…

Social Media For Classical Musicians: A Tool Or A Strategy?

It dived through my door. Neon pink. Curved lines imprinted. The Queen as an escort. It addressed me boldly as “Ollie”. Personal and unexpected. Valentines Day had been and gone. My birthday isn’t till April. Who could have sent this? Excitement and intrigue barged into my day.