Next Fest Connects Resources

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Tuesday, May 26, 4 PM ET
A Masterclass with Cellist Matt Haimovitz

Thurday, May 21, 4 PM ET
How Visibility Can Revolutionize Your Career, presented by Tracy Friedlander

Tuesday, May 19, 4 PM ET
A Masterclass with Violist Ralph Farris

Thurday, May 14, 4 PM ET
Flip the Script – How to Tackle What’s Holding You Back, presented by Sarah Whitney

Tuesday, May 12, 4 PM ET
A Masterclass with Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler

Thursday, May 7, 4 PM ET
Finding your own True North in the time of COVID: Tools, Tips, Tricks, and encouragement for the homebound musical artist – presented by Todd Reynolds

Tuesday, May 5, 4 PM ET
A Masterclass with Violinist Miranda Cuckson

Thursday, April 30, 4 PM ET
Collaboration from a Distance, presented by choreographer Gabrielle Lamb and composer James Budinich

Tuesday, April 28, 4 PM ET
A Masterclass with Cellist Ashley Bathgate

Thursday, April 23, 7 PM ET
Music is a Referral Business, presented by Megan Ihnen

Tuesday, April 21, 7 PM ET
Video and Career Strategies,
presented by Nahre Sol

Camera/videography channels:

Summary/examples of a starting setup for YouTube:—what-do-348.html

Audio gear:

  • Zoom H5, H6, H2N, H4N
  • Rode Video Micro
  • Audio interface (a good starting point might be something like Focusrite Scarlett series — for higher budget, RME or Universal Audio products)
  • Microphones (the varieties are endless here — I personally started using small diaphragm condenser mics)

April 16, 2020
Next Fest Connects: Your Musician Hero’s Journey, presented by Angela Beeching

April 14, 2020
Next Fest Connects: Digital Composer/Performer Collaborations, presented by Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti

The 20/19 Project: A Centennial Celebration (pdf)

April 2, 2020
Next Fest Connects: Awakening Your Inner Composer, presented by Jessica Meyer

March 27, 2020
Next Fest Connects: Careers in Times of Transition & Uncertainty, presented by Yuka Nagashima

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