Workshop “The Basics of Self-Promotion for Performing Artists.”

artsrockland_mediumPeter McDowell Arts Consulting will be offering the seminar “The Basics of Self Promotion for Performing Artists” at the offices of the Arts Council of Rockland, as part of their 2010 Professional Development Workshop Series.  The presentation will take place on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Arts Council of Rockland located at 55 Railroad Avenue, Building 24, Suite A in Garnerville, New York.

For more information, call 845-947-3660 or write to [email protected].

This workshop is designed to give musicians, composers, dancers, and other performing artists some simple tools and strategies for marketing and publicizing your career, your creations and your performances. Areas covered include: an overview of web site options for performing artists; web site content basics; creating promotional PDFs, a bio and a press release; contacting critics, reviewers and bloggers; getting your event listed; and promoting recordings (audio/video) on the web. Participants can bring any self-promotional materials that you already have created for Q&A and feedback.