While it’s not explicitly listed in the WMV mission statement, it is something that will be a definite goal in event planning: incorporating community partnerships. … More Community Partnerships
Last night the Tosa Farmers Market (TFM) held their end-of-the-year celebration, called the “Farmer’s Feast.” I’ve been a board member, spending a lot of volunteer time with this organization, for the past four years. Following this season, I’m moving on so as to be able to put full concentration into my own work and music.
But it would be remiss of me to not acknowledge what an inspiration TFM has been, in planning Wisconsin Music Ventures (WMV) events. … More Lessons From the Farmers Market
In independent music and the fine arts, the term patron is often thrown around casually; everyone seems to know what it means and why patrons are important. We forget that this is not always understood by others!
And “being a patron” to something in the general sense (i.e. the arts) can be different from being a patron to a particular artist or project. … More What does it mean to be a patron?
Drum Circles with Andrew Moreno in July, 2019, at "Family Music, Alfresco." Despite there being a heat advisory/100 degree weather that day, we still had some awesome and willing takers for our event! We are looking forward to hosting many more fun, interactive events such as this in the future.