Wesley Lawrence Curry II replied to Jon Izbell's discussion Getting your work performed
"Thank you Kora. I received exactly what you said, concerning a touring concert pianist who was concertizing at the Chicago cultural center on Michigan Avenue. His name is Sohiel Nasseri, and he told me how much more interested he would be should my…"
Aug 16, 2014
Wesley Lawrence Curry II replied to Jon Izbell's discussion Getting your work performed
"Kora J said:
Hi! I agree that directly approaching the people you want to play your works is obviously the best option. However realistically keep in mind if these instrumentalists aren't getting payed, they're going to want reason to play your…"
Aug 16, 2014
Kora J replied to Jon Izbell's discussion Getting your work performed
"Hi! I agree that directly approaching the people you want to play your works is obviously the best option. However realistically keep in mind if these instrumentalists aren't getting payed, they're going to want reason to play your works. If…"
Aug 16, 2014
Wesley Lawrence Curry II replied to Jon Izbell's discussion Getting your work performed
"I am in the exact same position. My attack has been to reach the AGENTS of the Pianists / Ensembles as well as the musicians. Also, go to the nearest symphony orchestra(s) and get a meeting with the President of the Orchestra. It would be well…"
Aug 15, 2014
Tim Beringer replied to Jon Izbell's discussion Getting your work performed
"Get some friends.  Have them over for beers and have them play through your music.  This is a time tested method.  Your friends love you and will try their best for you.  But at the same time, because they are your friends, they will also tell you…"
Jun 3, 2014
John Summers replied to Jon Izbell's discussion Getting your work performed
"If I need to record a piece with good musicians, I have to pay. I certainly don't object to paying good players well, because they deserve it, and you get what you pay for. It takes a bit of budgeting, though (and don't forget the catering!), and…"
May 26, 2014
Donya Quick replied to Jon Izbell's discussion Getting your work performed
"Although I have just done things myself for a while now, I wrote some things in the past that were performed live by myself and others in small groups. My takeaway from those experiences was that the easiest way to get your work heard live and with…"
May 25, 2014

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