Highlights from CMA's First Tuesday Sessions are archived below. Videos from the current season are generally posted within two weeks of their original airing.
with Karen Kennedy
A session for emerging artists and ensembles on the essential materials needed to transition successfully into the professional world. Learn how to craft engaging web and publicity content; gain strategies for introducing your work to the public with maximum impact; and begin to identify opportunities for career advancement.
Karen Kennedy is the founder and president of 24 Seven Artist Development, an artist management firm founded in 1992 to provide full-range strategic marketing and career planning. Among her current and past clients are Kenny Barron, Stefon Harris, Jacky Terrasson, Gretchen Parlato, David Sanchez, and Camila Meza. Ms. Kennedy previously served as an executive at several major record labels including A&M Records, Perspective Records, and Silas/MCA Records
Considering fiscal sponsorship? New York-based attorney, musician, and not-for-profit board member Diana J. Basso walks you through the important factors to consider. READ MORE
Whether you’re a performer, composer, presenter, or manager, this interactive workshop will help you define and pursue career advancement on your own terms. READ MORE
Donna Walker-Kuhne—of NJPAC and Walker Communications Group—introduces ten essential techniques for building long-lasting relationships within your community. READ MORE
A well-crafted video raises the visibility of all your music activities—whether performance, teaching, or outreach. Learn how to be your own art director and/or to work with a cinematographer to create captivating visual media. READ MORE
Learn how to choose an online-fundraising platform, set a financial goal, build a supportive community of potential donors, and make a compelling case for your project. READ MORE
Larry Bomback, COO/CFO of the Cultural Data Project, and Anne Adamowsky, from Trudy C. Durant & Associates, discuss what you need to do to be ready for tax season. READ MORE