Peter offers a variety of services to artists, musicians, and filmmakers as well as arts organizations:


Peter McDowell has raised literally millions of dollars in fundraising positions at Eighth Blackbird and American Friends of the Louvre. He offers fundraising consulting in the areas of virtual events, online fundraising, major gifts, grant writing, and general development strategy.

Hourly Strategic Consultations

We take a holistic look at goals and offer coaching on fundraising, marketing and PR materials, developing an online presence, evaluating audio and video samples, creating a network, touring, recording, and referrals,.

For arts organizations we provide coaching and strategic planning in the areas of fundraising, marketing, artistic planning, board and personnel development, and program management.

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Self Promotion for Performing Artists Workshops

Now available online, Peter leads workshops on artist entrepreneurship topics including “Self-Promotion for Performing Artists” which he has presented at Eastman School of Music, The Colburn School, Manhattan School of Music, the Creative Chicago Expo, Old Town School of Folk Music, Northwestern University, APAP (Association of Performing Arts Professionals), and the Arts Council of Rockland, NY. He is available to lead workshops or serve on panels on this or other topics upon inquiry. He has recently served on panels at APAP|NYC, Chamber Music America, and at the Eastman School of Music. Contact Us for more information about fee and availability.

Web sites through PerformSites

Through PerformSites, we help artists and arts organizations develop high quality, affordable WordPress web sites that they can fully update and maintain after the site has been launched. Here are some examples of web sites that we’ve developed for clients:


Since 2009, PMAC has launched nearly 100 successful PR campaigns for live performances and album releases. Supporting both self-released albums as well as labels releases in the genres of classical, new music, and jazz, we’ve led publicity activities for live performances in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and elsewhere for concerts in venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Chicago’s Symphony Center, as well as smaller venues.

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