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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…
Imagine having 10 people that are willing to support your creativity every step of the way. What would you be free to do? What projects would you create? What recitals would you perform?
Your creative work is a crucial way to help people reconnect. To help them explore and process their emotions. But most importantly, to be human.
But how can you start to do this?
Despite what your news feed is telling you. The problem isn’t the number of violinists, pianists and singers.
The problem is to do with a mix up of identity and space.
Change is coming.
With the announcement of a return to in-person events, possibly by June, what does this mean for your digital performances?
Are you hoping to go BACK to pre-covid normal?
Or will there continue to be a place for your online performances?
You are not alone with this problem.
6 months in and I started to doubt my decision.
There is a better way!!
Do you use Facebook Event posts to promote your online performance?
Do you get disappointed when not many people click ‘going’ and even less actually show up for your recital?
There is one problem both digital and physical recitals share.
I have seen performers raise over £1,000 in one performance and some raise £0. It’s an abundant and brutal reality. How do you solve this?