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…
Do you know the difference between Live Streaming, Streaming and Hybrid events?
Are you sure you know the pros and cons of each?
Do you know what the impact it will have on you and your audience?
If you said “no” to any of those questions, then read on. By the end of this email, you will “know your stuff” when it comes to choosing your online performing format.
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?
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 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.
You are determined to forge your performance career.
But have you thought about doing it On YOUR terms?
Being visible online has something to do with it. But how can posting online be of help to you? Especially when there’s a deluge of stuff on your newsfeed already.
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.
Someone messaged me about this on Linked In. He had completed a video interview and knew he wanted to do something with it on social media. Why? Because that is what you’re “supposed to do.”
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Its damp nose was continually scanning. It couldn’t tell you what it was looking for. But it knew when it detected it. An unmistakable scent. One of a kind. Unmatched by anything else. Perched on the fluorescent plastic. Bobbing with the waves. The roaring hum of the engine suddenly lowered. It had to be found.Continue reading “How to experiment and make progress 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…