First Tuesday Sessions Videos

Highlights from CMA's First Tuesday Sessions are archived below. Videos from the current season are generally posted within two weeks of their original airing.

In this video, recorded at our May 2016 First Tuesday Session, William Brittelle, of New Amsterdam Records, offers advice to independent musicians on releasing records and navigating the music business.

William Brittelle is a Brooklyn-based composer, presenter, and producer of electro-acoustic music. His compositions have been the subject of features in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Time Out NY, and NPR’s All Things Considered, and have been presented across the U.S. and internationally. He co-artistic directs New Amsterdam Records and New Amsterdam Presents, a vital Brooklyn-based record label and presenting organization.

 

The Composer-Ensemble-Commissioner Relationship

In this video, recorded at our March 2016 First Tuesday Session, composer Martin Bresnick shares hard-won wisdom on keeping fee negotiations fair and amicable, responding to commissioning requests, setting pay scales, and more. READ MORE

DIY Publishing: Your Work, Your Way

In this video, recorded at our February 2016 First Tuesday Session, the innovative flute-and-electronics ensemble Flutronix discusses DIY and traditional approaches to publishing music. READ MORE

 
 

Producing Music Videos with Kelly Hall-Tompkins

A well-crafted video raises the visibility of all your music activities—whether performance, teaching, or outreach. Learn how to be your own art director and/or to work with a cinematographer to create captivating visual media. READ MORE

 

Navigating Today's Professional Landscape

Bassoonist and ICE-core member Rebekah Heller discusses what it takes to run a successful ensemble in today’s performing arts environment, and how artistry and organizational savvy can—and should—coexist in a career. READ MORE

 

Creating a PR Strategy with Matt Merewitz

In this video, Matt Merewitz maps out the “new world order” of print and digital music promotion with a focus on strategy. Learn the benefits of “old school” practices in combination with new approaches. READ MORE

 

 

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