Category: Editor’s Note

Almost Famous


Perhaps the most enduring line in the movie Almost Famous is, “It’s all happening,” a kind of mantra the character Penny Lane uses for living in the moment and appreciating all that’s going on around you. For any artist striving to make music a full-time career, it’s code for that moment everything begins to click.



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Inform. Educate. Experiment. It’s become a mantra and a mission for us at This month, our Education issue introduces three new initiatives focused on each aspect.



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From fixing an instrument to creating a new organization, the urge to “do it yourself” can save money, at the very least, and at full creative power can complement one’s artistic vision.



May 2015 - Collaboration

To create great art, collaboration is essential. One can approach the subject from a number of different relationships – the composer and the performer, the conductor and the ensemble or the presenter and the artist, to name a few.



21CM - Entrepreneurship

The rise of the entrepreneurial musician is upon us. These mavericks are bending classical music’s “rules” and as a result, innovating the industry....