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.
In this video, recorded at our June 2016 First Tuesday Session, Thomas Deneuville of I Care If You Listen describes the basic digital toolbox available to today's musician and how it can be leveraged to develop a personal, professional, and impactful online presence.
Thomas Deneuville is the founder and editor-in-chief of I CARE IF YOU LISTEN, an award-winning blog and digital magazine dedicated to New Music. He also founded Sustainist Media, a digital media and promotion company whose clients include Carnegie Hall, the Curtis Institute of Music, Naxos, the Royal Conservatory in Toronto, and many more.
In this video, recorded at our May 2016 First Tuesday Session, William Brittelle, of New Amsterdam Records, offers advice to independent musicians on releasing records and navigating the music business. READ MORE
In this video, recorded at our March 2016 First Tuesday Session, composer Martin Bresnick shares hard-won wisdom on keeping fee negotiations fair and amicable, responding to commissioning requests, setting pay scales, and more. READ MORE
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
Donna Walker-Kuhne—of NJPAC and Walker Communications Group—introduces ten essential techniques for building long-lasting relationships within your community. 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