Ep 111-Ian Gindes on Promotion, Venues, and Facebook Ads

Ep 111-Ian Gindes on Promotion, Venues, and Facebook Ads

Dr. Ian Gindes is an American Concert Pianist. He received his doctorate degree in piano performance from the University of Illinois under the guidance of Professor Ian Hobson. Recently, Ian released his new album, American Visions, which is a celebration of American culture with piano pieces written by composers Aaron Copland, Rodgers and Hammerstein, George Gershwin and more!!! American Visions has already been reviewed by such magazines as Gramophone, WholeNote Magazine, and Fanfare

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Ian Gindes reveals the ins and outs of renting venues, contract negotiations, album promotions, and using Facebook ads for concerts.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Touring to promote recordings
  • Finding performers who want media attention
  • Contract negotiations
  • Learning the going rate
  • Renting a venue
  • Find sponsors
  • PR & promotions
  • Marketing
  • Facebook ads
  • Not knowing your audience
  • Selling out
  • Engaging your audience
  • Benefit concerts


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