Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Next Festival of Emerging Artists launched Next Fest Connects in March 2020 with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides an immediate support system for artists during difficult times, including:
Free Online Workshops and Masterclasses
Information, support and resources for our community – an all-star roster of music and business experts lead sessions on the creative process, career advancement, mental wellness, building an online presence and more.
Presenters have included: Ashley Bathgate, Angela Beeching, Derek Bermel, Lisa Bielawa, James Budinich, Miranda Cuckson, Ralph Farris, Tracy Friedlander, Matt Haimovitz, Megan Ihnen, Jennifer Koh, Gabrielle Lamb, Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti, Jessica Meyer, Yuka Nagashima, Todd Reynolds, Nahre Sol, Sarah Whitney, S. Ama Wray, Jeffrey Zeigler
Click here for videos of past seminars/classes