Career Coaching

Don’t miss the opportunity to get a career tune-up! Veterans in the ensemble music field—publicists, managers, and career-development specialists—offer counseling to registrants in individual sessions by appointment. Career Coaching appointments were available during online Conference registration. Onsite appointments are not available.

This year’s advisors and their areas of specialty:

Angela Myles Beeching

  • Next step planning to “uplevel” your career – whether you’re a performer, composer, manager, educator, and/or presenter

Andy Chau

  • Basic career advice
  • resume-building and editing
  • large ensembles and small chamber ensembles
  • community music
  • music education

Casey Molino Dunn

  • Developing and publicizing projects
  • diversifying a music career
  • concert series and ensemble start-ups
  • collaborating with other art forms and partnering organizations, including houses of worship
  • budgeting and fundraising

Dana Fonteneau

  • Career counseling for ensembles and artistic organizations
  • conflict management
  • how to prepare for auditions and competitions
  • branding, marketing, and vision

Justin Kolb

  • Career development for ensembles
  • personal career development for soloists and faculty
  • successful festival-building

Eunbi Kim
(Preference to NextGen Participants)

  • Music Entrepreneurship
  • self-producing
  • developing projects
  • booking and promoting your own performances, concert series and ensemble start-ups
  • collaborating with other art forms and partnering organizations
  • resume building and editing

Ulysses Owens, Jr.

  • Music entrepreneurship
  • diversifying a music career
  • self-producing
  • developing projects
  • booking and promoting your own performances
  • collaborating with other art forms and partnering organizations
  • branding, marketing, and vision
  • social networking/website communication

Janet Rarick

  • Careers in classical music – both traditional and alternative
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