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What Does It Mean To Be A Musical Entrepreneur?

What does this mean for classical musicians in 2018? We're experiencing a shift where musicians want to create and not be binded by the politics of an orchestra.  There are more talented and dedicated musicians out there than ever before…

Is Talent Enough?

Is Talent Enough?

"Eric, you're talented. But, talent is not enough"

Those words have defined who I am and how I wanted to be portrayed for the last 8 years.

Nowadays it's important to know that playing the violin very…

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Top 10 things You Need If You're A Freelance Musician

When you gig so frequently, you learn and make mistakes on the job. It's perfectly normal, but you want to avoid making mistakes as much as possible. Even if it's a simple wedding, or you're asked to fill in for…

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Gratitude in the Freelance Community

An important thing I've noticed in music recently is that it's important to treat your colleagues the way you treat yourself. Gratitude in a competitive gig/freelance economy comes a long way if you're trying to make it. 

When you're…

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What kind of musician are you?

When you walk around each corner of Massachusetts Avenue in Boston, you can't help but run into people with guitars, violins, cellos, and keyboards on their backs and under their arms. This is the exact thought that comes to my…

Biggest lessons from our violin/piano tour

        We did it!

We crowdfunded our Indiegogo campaign, and we organized the performance in a city that we had to fly to. 

While we found a lot of success from the tour, there…

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When You Get The Call, Always Be Ready

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I remember when I was in my youth and got offered to play a run of Thoroughly Modern Millie. It was one of the first times I got asked to do a paid opportunity, let…

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The Beauty Is In The Details

Think about the last time you went to a concert.

Did you have a good time? 

If so, why was it a good time?

What was it about the venue, the musicians on stage, the people…

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Standing Out In A Crowded Performance Scene

(5-6 min. read)

There's a lot of noise out there and there are good players everywhere with opportunities out there for the taking. I'm here to tell you that there are ways to get even more interest towards your…