Marie Incontrera is a composer, conductor, pianist, and bandleader whose multi-genre work spans opera, big band, heavy metal, post-modern orchestra, and chamber music. As a composer, Marie’s work has been hailed as “deftly woven jazz and gospel elements” and “beguiling” (NY Times). Marie is the bandleader of the Eco-Music Big Band, a multi-generational and unique big band that performs the work of its late founder Fred Ho and provides a platform for the next generation of composers.


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Composer, bandleader, entrepreneur, & social media marketing expert Marie Incontrera joins us to share social media marketing strategies for composers.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Eco-Music Big Band
  • Being brave
  • Renting Carnegie Hall
  • Fear
  • Capital vs cash
  • Standup comedy
  • Being a virtual assistant
  • Social media consulting
  • Posting every day
  • Planning your posts
  • Varying your content
  • Canva
  • Sharing your professional page posts
  • Don’t complain online
  • The necessity of social media as a composer today
  • Negative self-promotion


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