"Our mission is to build recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts and to lead, serve, and advance the diverse networks of organizations and individuals who cultivate the arts in America. Connecting your best ideas and leaders from the arts, communities, and business, together we can work to ensure that every American has access to the transformative power of the arts."
"Jeff Nytch is the Director of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music at The University of Colorado-Boulder. As Director of the ECM, he draws on the full range of his professional experiences – with the stunning geology of the Colorado Front Range as the backdrop. It’s nice when things come together, isn’t it?"
"The Musician’s Way by Gerald Klickstein has earned worldwide praise for its insightful handling of the issues that aspiring performers face. Now in its 13th printing, the book presents an inclusive system for musicians to advance their abilities and succeed as performing artists."
"Seth is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and speaker. In addition to launching one of the most popular blogs in the world, he has written 18 best-selling books, including The Dip, Linchpin, Purple Cow, Tribes, and What To Do When It's Your Turn (And It's Always Your Turn)."
"These days artists are often left completely to our own devices when it comes to how to actually turn their creative output into a career and an income. I see the podcast as a remedy to this situation. A chance for us to learn how the art pro’s do it, rather than having to learn everything the hard way."
"On each episode, I interview an artist, entrepreneur or leader in the field to hear their backstory, retrace the steps of their career, and most importantly, ask their advice for those of us who are walking a similar path. It is my hope that this insight will not only inform, but inspire you to continue on your journey."
"Crushing Classical podcast is an ongoing series of provocative interviews with musicians who are pioneering a new path in the classical music genre. I dig into musician's lives who have made an often risky move towards forging a unique path and creating a different kind of music career for themselves. This is particularly challenging in a field where the conventional approach is seeking employment in an orchestra. Join me and learn how others are redefining a thriving classical music career."