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Fundraising!!! Part II: Corporate Sponsorships

Mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin has been blind since birth. However, this hasn’t stopped her from becoming not only a successful singer, but an author and arts administrator. In this segment, Laurie talks with Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson of http://notedendeavors.com about the birth of Ohana Arts, an organization Laurie started with her wife, Jenny Taira. It’s […]

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Fundraising!!!

Mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin has been blind since birth. However, this hasn’t stopped her from becoming not only a successful singer, but an author and arts administrator. In this segment, Laurie talks with Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson of http://notedendeavors.com about the birth of Ohana Arts, an organization Laurie started with her wife, Jenny Taira. It’s […]

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Birth of an Organization

Mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin has been blind since birth. However, this hasn’t stopped her from becoming not only a successful singer, but an author and arts administrator. In this segment, Laurie talks with Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson of http://notedendeavors.com about the birth of Ohana Arts, an organization Laurie started with her wife, Jenny Taira. It’s […]

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Honest Networking

Networking is the lifeblood of any artist. How do you network? In this segment with Noted Endeavors’ Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson, pianist Bruce Levingston talks about how to effectively network in a gracious way. Bruce Levingston is a concert pianist and one of the country’s leading figures in contemporary classical music. He is known […]

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How Do You Advocate for New Music?

So many presenters are resistant towards the programming of new music. How does an artist that’s passionate about new music advocate for the presentation of that work? In this segment with Noted Endeavors’ Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson, pianist Bruce Levingston talks about how programming within context can make presenters enthusiastic about the proposition. Bruce […]

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Perfection vs Feeling – Making Music in Your Own Voice

How does a musician balance a pursuit of perfection with the infusion of energy? In this segment with Noted Endeavors’ Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson, pianist Bruce Levingston talks about that balance in musicians past and present. Bruce Levingston is a concert pianist and one of the country’s leading figures in contemporary classical music. He […]

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Mohammed Fairouz Full Interview

In this wide-ranging interview, Mohammed Fairouz talks with Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson of Noted Endeavors about various issues facing musicians, the state of the world, and the aesthetics of being a successful composer. Thanks to Carnegie Hall for hosting! Mohammed Fairouz, born in 1985, is one of the most frequently performed, commissioned, and recorded […]

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Good Things Happen when You Speak to Presenters

As pianist Anthony de Mare’s fabulous project, LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano, took shape, he and producer Rachel Colbert found that having Anthony speaking passionately about the project with presenters yielded great results. Here, Mr. de Mare discusses with Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson (founders of Noted Endeavors) how artists speaking with presenters can […]

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Bruce Levingston: Talk Openly About Budgets and Finances

When discussing budgets and finances in a project, be honest, open, and timely. Be respectful of others’ budgets. In this segment with Noted Endeavors‘ Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson, pianist Bruce Levingston talks about paying musicians and fitting within a budget. Bruce Levingston is a concert pianist and one of the country’s leading figures in […]

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Joan Tower: Make Music on Your Own Terms

Joan Tower refused to be defined by competition and institutional committees; instead, she started her own ensemble, the Da Capo Chamber Players. In this segment with Noted Endeavors‘ Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson, Ms. Tower talks about composers (and performers) making music on their own terms rather than waiting for validation from others. Joan Tower […]

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