Posts Tagged ‘music’

Just about every artist knows how to set up a SoundCloud page, but what happens when you think you’re doing everything right and still no one is listening?!

Source: 7 Little Known Techniques On How To Get Your Music Heard — Omari MC

Few art exhibitions in town get the foot traffic or attract such a cross-section of patrons as Sideshow.

Source: Dayton Circus Collective Sideshow blends music, visual artistry | www.daytondailynews.com

This is Your Brain on Music! | The Literacy Site Blog.

After three decades of traveling across this nation and around the world visiting music rehearsal rooms, speaking at music conventions, presenting in-service workshops to music teachers, and enjoying the chance to work with our finest public and private school students, it is clear today’s young musicians have a distinct advantage over non-music students as they enthusiastically complete their elementary, middle, and high school careers at the top of their class roster, then they predictably head full speed to their college-of-choice. They truly are destined to be “the leaders of tomorrow.” WHY?

WHY MUSIC? WHY BAND? by Tim Lautzenheiser | Grant Johnston | LinkedIn.

sq roots jan promo photo 4For those music fans still sitting at home every weekend reminiscing about the “good ole’ days” of amazing live music out with friends and without a set of earplugs, Square Roots Records in Troy, Ohio is bringing back Style, with a capital “s”!   Music Connection Dayton is extremely proud to have this hot, new Listening Room, Recording Studio, and Private Events Venue as our first spotlight of 2016 because of their outstanding professionalism, vision, focus, and community support!

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OCT. 12, 2013

CONDOLEEZZA RICE trained to be a concert pianist. Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, was a professional clarinet and saxophone player. The hedge fund billionaire Bruce Kovner is a pianist who took classes at Juilliard.

Multiple studies link music study to academic achievement. But what is it about serious music training that seems to correlate with outsize success in other fields? (more…)

Love of Life Inc Donates to Kroc Center

Love of Live Inc Donates to Kroc Center. Photo by Jimmy Cummings

For the second year in a row Love of Life, Inc. contributes $1500 to Dayton’s Ray & Joan Kroc Corp Community Center!

The generous contribution is made possible by funds raised at their annual Wham Bam Thank U Jam – Music and Arts Celebration. The Wham Bam Thank U Jam celebrated its 5th year in 2014, with nearly 2000 music and art lovers converging on Hannon’s Camp America in College Corner, Ohio this past August for their most successful production yet! Their success can be attributed to the hard work and dedication provided by the many volunteers that help make the Wham Bam Thank U Jam one of Southwest Ohio’s most talked about annual events. (more…)

The new year is typically a time for predictions for the year. But at the midway point of the decade, rather than do some short term predictions I think this is a good time to take a look at the longer term outlook for the music industry. Here are five long term music industry predictions:

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Your band is an investment. You’ve probably already spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on equipment like PA systems, stands, strings, new instruments, and a plethora of other equipment, right? It’s normal to put money into something you care about and invest in something that helps pay the bills. So, just as we put money into our equipment and sound, we should also set aside money for marketing our work.

Naturally, this seems like a daunting task, as no one wants to take a gamble on marketing if the outcome is unsure, especially when labels and wealthier artists dump thousands upon thousands into their marketing. But it’s actually easier than you think. Even better, it can also be cheaper than you think.

Let’s say you only have $100 a month to spend on marketing your music. If you have no idea where to start or how you can get the most bang for your buck, here’s how you might want to split up that cash.

How to effectively market your music for less than $100 a month DIY Musician Blog.

logoblue copyIf you’re tired of searching the Dayton area groups and websites for whatever it is you really need as a fan, musician, promoter or other Dayton music service,  I can totally relate to your utter confusion and frustration; that’s why I started Music Connection Dayton and why I’m bringing you two very special groups on Facebook that are dedicated to making your life easier!

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