Matthew Curtis, Tenor, has performed around the world with internationally recognized choral ensemble such as Chanticleer, San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Philharmonia Baroque, American Bach Soloists, and the Rose Ensemble. He is now the voice and vision behind ChoralTracks.com, the highest quality rehearsal tracks on the market. Since it’s founding in 2012, the ChoralTracks.com catalog has grown to near 10,000 pieces of music. Matthew works with hundreds of choirs and ACDA/NafME choir festivals.
In this episode Matthew Curtis of Choral Tracks discusses how composers can find opportunities if they learn to look for them.
Here’s a demo recording Matthew created for me of my SATB w/piano and soloist piece, I Greet Thee. The text is by John Calvin.
Topics discussed in this episode:
- Choral Tracks
- Seeing a need in the market
- Helping composers
- Recording all the parts
- Subscription services
- Learning the ropes of running a business
- Taking the non-traditional path
- Hard work pays off
- Getting laser focused
- More opportunities
- Know your market
- Marketing yourself & building a brand
- Work harder than anyone else
- Treat your work like you’re running a business
- Save your money
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