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Guest Post: Are artists involved in your audience development planning? They should be.

I have a guest blog post today for you.  I met Samantha at the 2012 National Arts Marketing Project Conference, and we had a good time talking about audience development and arts shenanigans in general.  I recently came across her current blog post and thought it would be fantastic to cross post it here.  Are your artists involved in your audience development planning?  I agree – the should be.  Only disagreement is her “butts in seats” comment, as you know that drives me crazy.  If you have a comment, please feel free to share in the reply box below.  Enjoy!************************************************

Are artists involved in your audience development planning? They should be.

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Having worked for several years in the Symphony world, I have experienced firsthand the ‘us vs. them’ mentality between artists and management. The Symphony world is well-known for its labor disputes, musician strikes, management lockouts and general distrust of each other. But I often find it odd that performers and management have such distaste for each other when we should all be working toward the same goal – keeping our arts organizations sustainable in our communities. Some of it may be attributed to the right-brained artist mentality not understanding the left-brained business mind and vice versa, but I think there’s a lot of commonality that artists and management share that is often overlooked.  While finances are certainly at the core of this, not to be ignored are the ideas needed to continue introducing new audiences to our art form. And this is where both artists and management need to work together. So let’s take contract negotiations and budgets out of the mix for a moment and just talk about idea creation.

While I would never expect the concertmaster to write the season’s marketing plan, just as I shouldn’t be expected to play first trumpet, the two sides can work together using our own expertise on finding ways to reach untapped audiences in new and exciting ways. In my years in symphony marketing (or any marketing, for that matter), I find that there is never a lack of new ideas. Someone at least once a week says to me, “You know what you oughta do…” Most times I listen, smile, and either file the idea away or dismiss it. But here’s where I really think both sides of the organization can work together and come up with some really fabulous ways to spread the joy of our artform. I have talked with musicians who’ve said that they don’t feel like anyone listens to their ideas. And I know many staff members who feel totally cut off from having access to the musicians, even in an informal manner. Bridging the two sides can help morale all around, as well as build the opportunity to work together towards a common cause.

As stated in an earlier post, new audiences are key to keeping the relevancy and vitality of classical music alive in the 21st century. Our marketing and development teams (another key relationship in any non-profit) are focused on identifying and cultivating these soon-to-be patrons and donors. What the management side can bring to the table is doing the research to find out who these new audiences are, how and where to market to them, and how to sell them a ticket. What musicians can do is tell their story. Make themselves available to the public. Be the face of the artform that we’re promoting.They are the ones to create the relationships that are KEY in this day and age of the arts. No one really cares what the Director of Marketing says. I have a small enough ego to know that what I say isn’t worth a hill of beans (is that still a phrase?). But when a musician makes a phone call, or appears in a video, or does a radio interview? That’s when ears perk up. That’s what makes a potential audience member interested in attending the Symphony. I can send postcards and record TV spots and place newspaper ads and I’ll get a few bites. Traditional media isn’t dead. But when the artist making the art becomes involved, and perhaps makes a personal invitation, I think we’ll see a much more significant response.

As we work on our new audience initiative, I plan to involve as many musicians as I can (and who are willing) in the planning and implementation process. It can be so much more effective if I ask the musicians up front, “Hey, what kind of program should we create to attract a younger audience?” than it will if I say, “You’re doing this service on this date and time and wear this.” Get them involved in the planning by serving on task forces. Ask them to invite their yoga class or book club or softball team to a concert. Invite them to participate in pre- or post-concert discussions with patrons. The participating musicians may feel a sense of ownership if they helped create something from the ground up instead of just showing up for a performance without having any idea on how the audience got there. I have found that if you just ask the artists for input, you’ll hear back, “How can we help?” We all want more butts in seats. Let’s work together on finding effective ways to do it. [:O)]

Samantha Teter is an arts marketing professional with over six years of experience as Director of Marketing in the Symphony field and four years of experience as Director of Marketing and Events in a performing arts venue. She holds a BA in Radio-TV Broadcasting and an MBA with a marketing emphasis. She is also an actor and singer and a patron of the performing arts.

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Shoshana

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Random thoughts on current events: audience development for the arts

Our next guest blog will be next Wednesday.  Today I have a few random thoughts due to current events this week.  This week we have seen the GM over at the Metropolitan Opera hiss at another review outlet, we have seen a major consultant for our industry disregard the rule of confidentiality when posting on Huffington Post, and there have been some wonderful audience development ideas floating around the country that were implemented.

  1. The Met reverses policy, will allow Opera News to review productions http://t.co/yn6TiJgf

Wow!  Talk about elitism at its worst.  “Allow” to review?  The GM has an issue with less than positive reviews, so he decides to axe a critic’s right to review if they do not meet his standards.  This is a poor choice of arts management on so many levels.  We need more journalism, not less for one.  If journalists continue to feel the wrath for simply doing their job, they do have the power to not cover you, period.  Plus, not having open opinions to our art work would actually harm us more in the end.  Let me expound quickly on this point.

Let’s say we do quality work for the most part, but we get a bad review on a particular performance or event.  We can use this review (with a grain of salt) to discover how we can become better for our next performance or event.  We need the feedback to continue to strive to be better.   Without this honest feedback, we are missing out on the complete artistic process.

Plus, you can honor the fact that any review is simply one person’s opinion and not the end all or be all for audience attendance.  Use the review to your advantage by getting a variety of opinions to create some buzz.  A controversial review could still catapult you to a bigger audience.  Be smart about working with journalists and critics.  Being demanding is only going to get you a bad reputation and more bad press.

2. Kaiser & the Cardinal Sin of Consultancy. http://t.co/4MExjM9L

My friend and colleague, Amy Wratchford wrote a blog for #2amt about Kaiser’s consultant faux pas.  I commented after this post to give my view of the situation.  These are my humble opinions.   Let me know your thoughts on this issue too.  For the record, I have always valued the arts commentary of Michael Kaiser, so I was very much surprised to view this particular post.

3. Foodies and music lovers unite! Listen to a Clip From Harvard’s Asparagus Opera http://t.co/6RbOgpYg

UK virtual orchestra puts you in conductor’s stand http://t.co/9C9Zy4NX

New outlet offers tickets, info on zoo, ASF, museum events in downtown Montgomery http://t.co/B567eBy0

These are three fantastic ideas that I have had in the past, but others beat me to it.  I now have positive evidence that ideas are floating all around us.  Some of us may be more in tune to these ideas than others, and it becomes a matter of who decides to implement these ideas for their benefit.  In all three of these cases, there are elements of all 4 C’s at hand, especially Collaboration.  In order to gain a better audience, a more fitting audience, it is best to collaborate with others and work on creative projects that will connect you to your community.

So there you have it – random thoughts on current events in our industry.  Please do feel free to reply if you have any random thoughts of your own.  A Wonderful Wednesday to you and yours!

Cheers to happy and loyal audiences,
Shoshana

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#NAMPC National Arts Marketing Project Conference – Winning Audiences – Final Day

After practically no sleep, I was still excited about the last day.  This was the day I was scheduled to present!

8:45 Engaging Audiences through Collaboration and Innovation

I had a great team to work with.  Our moderator was Kory Kelly, Director of Marketing & Communications at Actors Theatre of Louisville.  Also presenting with me were Sam Read, Deputy director of Theatre Puget Sound in Seattle, Washington and Greg Fiedler, President and CEO of the Greater Flint Arts Council in Flint, Michigan.  We decided to tag team our presentations so one would lead into another.

I started off the morning of our Engage Audiences through Collaboration and Innovation with an overall look at the variety of collaborations you can achieve.  Each type of collaboration had a case study story to give an example – the case study pointed out how it engages with your audience.  This presentation was from the view point of one organization working with many other arts and community organizations.  This was a milestone presentation for me too since I vowed to never do another “PowerPoint” presentation ever again.  You can hold me to it!

My audience was a little sleepy during the beginning of my presentation, but I could see them waking up in the middle.  8:45 am?  Much too early, right?

Sam Read took the ball and presented Arts Crush.  This festival is full of creative ideas on how to get the different disciplines of the arts working together and working with the community.  Innovative programming, venues, and audience development can result when a community gets together to co-create an arts festival.  His presentation was exciting and the theme of collaboration and innovation was demonstrated perfectly.  One of my favorite quotes – Move beyond the butt!

Greg Fiedler had a video presentation that spoke about the Parade of Festivals that his Arts Council is responsible for.  The point of the presentation was to not only show how different and interesting festivals can work together to build audience, but also how the arts are changing the perception that surrounds Flint, Michigan.  Unfortunately, almost everyone raised their hands (before the video) when asked if they heard something negative about Flint.  Fortunately, everyone raised their hands when asked if the video gave them a more positive perception of Flint.  The arts are making a difference in Flint, and through collaboration (and innovation), the difference is noticed!

10:45 Closing Plenary with Sam Horn

This was an interesting move since this talk tied together all the elements of the conference – marketing, development, audience development.  We all seemed a bit brain dead and Sam Horn was speaking in codes, or rather acronyms.  The messages of her talk were extremely valuable. Some of her main points are as follows. When relating to people – don’t just tell them what you do – tell them an example of what you are doing.  Tell stories instead of relying completely on facts and figures.  Get them to raise their eyebrows by asking “Did You Know” questions and supply them with some of the most interesting details about your organization.  Lastly, relate your message to who you are speaking to.  Instead of a typical elevator speech that states your mission, which is the same for everyone, first find out who they are and then give them something to relate to about your organization. Even though I was dog tired and ready for lunch, I got the messages and agree wholeheartedly.

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Lunch

My last little session of hanging with some great people.  A group of us went to hotel sports bar and grill before we left in our cars, taxis and eventually our airplanes toward home.  It was a fantastic ending to the conference – down time with folks that understand you.

Overall Impression

I have to say that all in all, NAMPC was an amazing experience.  The people I met, the presentations, the building of relationships – all factors were well worth it.  I will also say that I am proud of myself for presenting in front of my peers (which can make you a Nervous Nelly).  I am also proud of all of us that attended (well most of us) for leaving our egos at the door and being able to share our good ideas with each other.

I look forward to keeping in touch with the many people I was honored to become associated with during the conference.  If asked again to be a part of this experience, of course, I would say yes!

Cheers to happy and loyal audiences,
Shoshana

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Audience development thoughts for the weekend

Sometimes it is good to take time off, step away from the day to day in order to get a fresh perspective.   After a few days away, I have a few thoughts to share about obtaining new audiences.  These are thoughts in no particular order with hopes to open much more conversation.

  • If we would like to have a particular audience we need to cater to that audience.
  • Catering to a particular audience may mean changes need to be made.  If you want your art to stay the same, your audience won’t grow either.
  • However, when is it time to say “enough” when it comes to change? You don’t want to turn your art inside out and upside down in order to appeal to a new audience.  It wouldn’t be your art anymore.
  • A delicate balance needs to be established when considering making changes for a new audience.
  • You can add new elements to your typical fair.
  • You can change your typical fair in ways that will appeal more strongly to a new audience.
  • Through the changes though, it is still good to stay true to the art, the play, the music.  Don’t insult your art to gain favor with a potential audience.
  • On the flip-side, don’t insult your audience and be over controlling about your art.
  • Be open to what the new audience is looking for.  Perhaps a new presentation would benefit your art form as well.
  • Quality and care need to be a part of everything you do.  Take care to give your best to your audience.
  • Invite your audience to become a part of your art in one way or another.  Find comfortable ways for you both to engage in a two way relationship.
  • Try not to step on other people’s toes when promoting your art or contributions.  Be gracious and become partners with  other artists, organizations and your audience members.
  • Form collaborations that are win-win for everyone involved.  No one wants to feel like they received the short end of the stick.
  • Always give credit where credit is due.
  • Connect others to become more connected with others too.
  • Learn how to help others and you usually find that you are helping yourself in the process.
  • Be open to new ideas before you shoot them down.  Be open to attempting something new.
  • Be confident to keep what is working for you now.
  • Become a team with the people surrounding your art.  Try not to point fingers and play the blame game and instead, focus on solutions and being a team.  If you see an “us vs. them” mentality coming into play, you are not on the right track.
  • Invite people to your art party.  Sometimes artists do not have the support they need because they “forget” to invite/ask others to join them.
  • Be mindful of where your art fits into the world.  Be honest about who you are and what your art is.
  • Brand to your individuality.  Find what makes you special and sets you apart instead of copying the same old same old.
  • Reach out to others that would enjoy who you are and what your art is about.
  • If you want an audience to support you, you need to support them.  What do they need?
  • Always follow up and follow through.
  • Relationships are what makes it possible to get the support we need.  The stronger the relationship, the more likely people will want to support you.
  • Be honest about your relationships.  Are they two way streets or do you simply contact them when you need them (or vice versa)?
  • Spell people’s names correctly.
  • If you want a diverse audience, you need a diverse outreach program.  Not everyone speaks the same “language.”
  • If you want a diverse audience, sometimes you need to learn another “language.”
  • Be sure to thank people efficiently, timely, and memorably.
  • The quicker you realize that these points can carry over to your everyday life, the faster audience development will become more natural to you.

Cheers to happy and loyal audiences,

Shoshana

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Audience Development and Friday YouTube Mood

I finally updated my YouTube Gallery page.  Before June vanishes, I wanted to share with you a sample of how classical music is a part of our culture and is quite popular in its usage in commercials.

You can sample them here:

ADS YouTube Gallery

Also for your enjoyment, here is my playlist of classical music and cartoons.  Cartoons are a great way to introduce classical music and the arts in general.  Enjoy and have a great weekend!

http://www.youtube.com/p/90BE044A22EE2B3F?hl=en_US&fs=1

Cheers to happy and loyal audiences,

Shoshana

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Audience Development, Peter Gabriel and Orchestras

Last night I went to see one of my favorite artists, Peter Gabriel.  He is right up there with the Beatles, Sting/The Police, and all my favorite classical music composers.  For this concert tour, Peter Gabriel was being backed by his own orchestra, the New Blood orchestra.  He chose particular songs to have arranged (brilliantly, I will add by John Metcalfe) so the mix was a little more on the mellow side.  There was no “Big Time” or “Sledgehammer,” but instead moving and powerful renditions of “Mercy Street” and “Blood of Eden.”

I’m not here to review the concert per se, although I highly recommend going to see this concert, but I am here to tell you that the crowd was not only hooting and hollering for Peter, they were also very excited about the orchestra.   The orchestra was mainly comprised of  musicians from the local area and the UK.  The conductor, Ben Foster, looked very young, but was extremely polished. These musicians played with such passion and conviction that you couldn’t help cheer them on.

I have no idea if other people in this audience were orchestral fans or as big of a Peter Gabriel fan as I am, but the audience was right there with me in acknowledging powerfully performed music.

Aside from the high quality content of this concert, the execution was audience friendly.  Peter told stories of how a song came into fruition to lead into the music.  Having a better understanding of the song led to a deeper enjoyment of the music.  He was gracious in always giving nods to his fellow musicians, and he definitely seemed to being having a wonderful time, always adding his personal theatrical flair.

Of course Peter couldn’t help adding a multi-media show with video images on a finely meshed backdrop.  It served as a curtain for the orchestra as well.  He is a highly creative individual that has to share the many sides of his artistry.  The video shared the many sides of the music, including the performers themselves.

Even when it rained, perhaps due to his heavy choice of water image songs, the crowd continued to be enthralled the entire time.  I was getting bathed and soaked in both rain and wondrous music.   This means that despite the set backs of the venue or any happenstance, there was no way the audience was budging from this amazing night.

Now back to the orchestra.  There has been a trend with musicians wanting to go on tour with an orchestra, and I do not see this trend letting up.  Just today I saw another article Deep Purple Guitarist Talks North American Orchestral Tour.  There is a draw for musicians to spread their wings, and working with an orchestra can provide a new outlet for their music.  This has many advantages for the orchestra world if they are smart enough to see these advantages.

First, there are new audiences being introduced to the sounds of an orchestra in a format that is already pleasing to them, a rock concert.  The audience usually ends up cheering on the orchestra as well as the main artist.  Some of the audience will take a liking to how an orchestra sounds and seek out recordings and concerts in the future.  Here is the biggest advantage, if you are an orchestra in the area and happen to have one of these types of concerts in town, you better believe I recommend finding a way to reach this new audience.

Our local theatre performance center had a chat session during the Tonys.  I can envision local orchestras equally latching on to this opportunity by hosting Twitter chats or Facebook posts, etc.  Or, perhaps finding a way for the venue or artist to mention going to see a performance of a local orchestra.  If there is a will, there is a way.

Also, if there are local musicians performing, like there were on this concert, find a way to connect with them.  Perhaps they can be personality advocates for the orchestras in the area and reach the audience by tweeting what is it like to perform with someone like Peter Gabriel.  There are people in the audience that would enjoy getting this backstage perspective.

Lastly, I would recommend attending one of these events yourself and take notes as to how the concert is executed.  The orchestra world can learn a great deal from one of these concerts, as aforementioned.  Would it really hinder us to program new and interesting music that an audience can relate to and get excited about, and allow them to applaud when highly moved after a solo?  Mozart enjoyed it.

New audiences such as the ones that attend these types of concerts are ready and waiting if we find ways to reach them, but we must make the effort to reach them.  We could stand to shed our high orchestral ideals and learn from the world around us, even if it is outside of our genre.  Peter Gabriel and the New Blood Orchestra put on a concert that could teach us many lessons that are vastly needing to be learned.

If you would like a real review of the concert, click here! 

Peter Gabriel’s New Blood Orchestra recording Digging In The Dirt at Air from York Tillyer on Vimeo.

Cheers to happy and loyal audiences,

Shoshana

Shoshana Fanizza

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#Auddev Chat 11/28 11 am ET Audience Development for individual musicians…

Today at 11 am ET, I chatted with Erica Sipes and others about how individual musicians can use audience development concepts and ideas to build their audiences.  We mainly touched upon the 4 C’s of audience development: Connection, Community, Collaboration, and Caring.

Below is the full conversation.  I hope you can join us next time, and please feel free to add a comment on this blog or on Twitter using #auddev as the hashtag. 

Thank you to those who participated and will participate by viewing the conversation here.

Cheers to happy and loyal audiences,

Shoshana

@AudienceDevSpec Good morning and welcome to #auddev chat. Today we will be speaking w/ @ericasipes about building audience for individ musicians.

Thu Apr 28 15:00:50 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63618680805785600 – #38
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@AudienceDevSpec Hi @ericasipes #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:00:58 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63618715161346049 – #39
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Hello there. Thanks for setting this up. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:01:11 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63618769603407872 – #40
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Can you tell us about that #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:01:52 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63618944044515329 – #41
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@AudienceDevSpec I would like to start off by saying that @ericasipes told me she was mobbed at a grocery store. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:02:11 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619022163427330 – #42
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@hollywoodlvwork Morning Tweeple! Follow @audiencedevspec. They’re chatting about developing audiences for artists this morning on Twitter. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:02:22 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619069034774528 – #43
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Sure. I guess I can just start by sharing w/folks that I’m a freelance musician living in a small town… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:02:29 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619095643435008 – #44
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@AudienceDevSpec Oh yes, introduce yourself. ;O) #auddev @ericasipes

Thu Apr 28 15:02:52 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619193211338752 – #45
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@ericasipes So in our area, audiences for classical music, especially, can b quite hard 2 come by without trying. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:03:03 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619240535658496 – #46
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@ericasipes And I live in the foothills of Appalachia where classical music is even harder 2 come by as I’ve recently discovered. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:03:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619358513045506 – #47
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@CMCNational The conversation is just starting up with @AudienceDevSpec. Follow #auddev to learn more about develop(p)ing your audiences!

Thu Apr 28 15:03:43 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619409062793216 – #48
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@ericasipes So I’ve been working hard the past 3 years or so, to find a way 2 become a part of the local community as a classical musician. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:04:01 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619482966433792 – #49
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@AudienceDevSpec So what type of things are you doing to connect with your community? #auddev @ericasipes

Thu Apr 28 15:04:30 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619603292635136 – #50
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@ericasipes It’s taken a while but it’s been an exciting process & one that yes, now has me being mobbed at the grocery store at times. 😉 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:04:57 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619719885893632 – #51
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@AudienceDevSpec Local celebrity! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:05:18 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619805378396161 – #52
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@ericasipes I mentioned a while back that I have made it a point to give a little all the time… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:05:37 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63619887444135937 – #53
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@AudienceDevSpec Yes, so in giving you are connecting. Can you give examples? #auddev @ericasipes

Thu Apr 28 15:06:06 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620009167044608 – #54
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@ericasipes …which means I choose to donate my time and energy in different ways in order to make it clear 2 the community… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:06:12 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620034517417984 – #55
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@ericasipes …that I’m not just a musician for myself. That I believe classical music has a place anywhere, anytime. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:06:47 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620181263519744 – #56
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@ericasipes One example is playing chamber music in the community, especially with “amateurs.” #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:07:21 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620322804498432 – #57
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@AudienceDevSpec Are these recital events or something else? #auddev @ericasipes

Thu Apr 28 15:07:45 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620423463604224 – #58
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Not performances usually tho sometimes it leads 2 that. They’re like chamber music jams, usually at some1’s house. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:08:43 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620666171211776 – #59
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@AudienceDevSpec Jams! I love that. How many people participate? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:09:20 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620819791785984 – #60
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@ericasipes @ericasipes At first the other musicians couldn’t believe that I would be willing to do this with them but I kept telling them… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:09:25 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620841346301952 – #61
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@AudienceDevSpec @AtlantaSymphony We are having an #auddev chat. Join us!

Thu Apr 28 15:09:49 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620941783105536 – #62
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@ericasipes …that I love music…why wouldn’t I want to have a chance to just “play?” #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:09:50 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63620947688693760 – #63
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@ericasipes I was talking about doing this w/a professional colleague & she said, “So you of course coach them, right?” #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:10:17 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621061291425792 – #64
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@ericasipes And I had to chuckle. That’s completely the opposite of what I believe in in situations like this. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:10:37 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621142342152193 – #65
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@samgrinsell #auddev that sounds wonderful @ericasipes and so like the salon roots of much classical music 🙂

Thu Apr 28 15:11:02 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621247816314880 – #66
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@ericasipes And now, after doing this for 4 years, all those people that I’ve played with make a point of attending my performances #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:11:09 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621279420391424 – #67
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@ericasipes …whenever they can. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:11:16 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621308587589633 – #68
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@alanayu Classical music has to try harder: a) it doesn’t have the beat and rhythm of pop; b) the performance environment is too austere. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:11:32 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621373049835520 – #69
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@ericasipes @samgrinsell Right, exactly! And it’s making music among the people which I find so much more enjoyable in some ways… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:11:48 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621443547697152 – #70
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@ericasipes @samgrinsell …no pressure 😉 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:11:55 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621473042055169 – #71
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@AudienceDevSpec Classical music did use to be a community activity. We do need to go back to our roots! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:12:06 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621516188856320 – #72
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@ericasipes Exactly! RT @AudienceDevSpec: Classical music did use to be a community activity. We do need to go back to our roots! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:12:17 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621562133250048 – #73
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@AudienceDevSpec So, can you tell us how many people usually jam? @ericasipes #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:12:36 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621645587329024 – #74
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@AudienceDevSpec I want to get a visual of it! :O) #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:12:48 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621694841036800 – #75
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Usually it’s just a quartet of people but we’ve had larger ones in celebration of a composer’s b-day. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:13:10 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621787778416640 – #76
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@gaspsiagore Great conversation going on at hashtag #auddev – so sorry I’m frantically busy at the moment… I’m so passionate about this; keep tweeting!

Thu Apr 28 15:13:28 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621859790434304 – #77
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@alanayu We need to reduce the perceived “snobbery” classical. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:13:29 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621866283212800 – #78
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes What fun! Are there people hanging out and listening too? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:13:39 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621907165085696 – #79
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Larger ones will involve maybe 10 or 12 people total and there will be different groups going on … #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:13:49 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621951700217857 – #80
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec …at once. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:14:01 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63621998550585344 – #81
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec There’s always food involved too which is a plus. 😉 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:14:14 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622055479885825 – #82
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@ericasipes Amen! RT @alanayu: We need to reduce the perceived “snobbery” classical. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:14:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622123834449920 – #83
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@AudienceDevSpec Food and music are a great combo! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:14:36 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622146353659904 – #84
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@ericasipes Another thing I do is regularly put together performances at the local retirement community. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:14:57 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622234169815040 – #85
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@samgrinsell While at the same time not talking down to people RT @alanayu: We need to reduce the perceived “snobbery” classical. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:15:24 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622349508968448 – #86
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@ericasipes I perform for free but it is so very worth it. That’s what has gotten me my grocery store mobs 😉 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:15:27 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622362255458304 – #87
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes How many do you normally do? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:15:28 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622364260347904 – #88
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@ericasipes On senior citizen day – watch out! LOL!! They all know my name & will stop me in the aisles & in the parking lot. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:15:52 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622466873991168 – #89
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@MazzaClarinet @audiencedevspec @ericasipes Brilliant idea – thanks! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:15:58 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622492773826560 – #90
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@ericasipes Plus they now try to make a point of getting their shuttle 2 take residents to my performances. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:16:12 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622547618533376 – #91
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@ericasipes When I first started doing this, they asked me if I could play 4 a holiday party there but they said they couldn’t … #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:16:39 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622660898291712 – #92
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@AudienceDevSpec Everything that you do that connects to your community will add up! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:16:54 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622727717756928 – #93
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@ericasipes …pay me and feed me b/c funds were short. I told them I’d prefer to eat a meal with them. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:16:59 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622747451965440 – #94
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@AudienceDevSpec Having dinner with people is a great #auddev idea!

Thu Apr 28 15:17:20 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622834001416195 – #95
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@ericasipes Well that was the right answer, I think. They were so tickled that I didn’t want to just play, grab my money, & run. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:17:22 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622844734636032 – #96
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@ericasipes Then at the end of the evening, they handed me a check. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:17:41 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63622923482693633 – #97
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@AudienceDevSpec It is amazing how volunteering can turn into so much more. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:18:10 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623044177997825 – #98
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@ericasipes So that’s proof that even when you give, there is almost always some sort of payment, even if not always money. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:18:15 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623067460583424 – #99
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@ericasipes Yes! And if you like food, it’s even better 🙂 RT @AudienceDevSpec: Having dinner with people is a great #auddev idea!

Thu Apr 28 15:18:45 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623192345985024 – #100
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@ericasipes Plus it’s really rewarding! RT @AudienceDevSpec: It is amazing how volunteering can turn into so much more. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:18:59 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623250239954944 – #101
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@AudienceDevSpec I was asking @ericasipes how many a year for the retirement concerts to get an idea. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:19:20 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623338412613632 – #102
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec I do probably 4-5 during the main school year. This summer I’m hoping to do some regularly too. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:20:00 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623505996025856 – #103
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@alanayu In pop, live performances are overtaking recorded sales. How do we get excitement back into classical? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:20:00 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623506344153088 – #104
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@ericasipes I think as musicians, esp. in a small community, it’s also important 2 b aware of the economic situation folks are in. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:20:37 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623659100700674 – #105
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Do you use these as practice concerts for others that you have booked? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:20:46 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623700087447552 – #106
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@ericasipes Both really. RT @AudienceDevSpec: @ericasipes Do you use these as practice concerts for others that you have booked? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:21:03 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623770312679425 – #107
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec It’s a great way 2 try out new pieces but I also try 2 incorporate music that I know they’ll enjoy. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:21:25 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623860716716033 – #108
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@gettweets Great cellist @albancello has a very successful initiative: he came to CLE as guest soloist & played at local grocery stores! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:21:25 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623864088920064 – #109
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@ericasipes @gettweets What a great idea! Cello is perfect for that. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:21:56 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63623993046999040 – #110
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@MazzaClarinet @alanayu I’d suggest by being more spontaneous and willing to give #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:22:08 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624043588370432 – #111
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@AudienceDevSpec In the past, I have had to pull teeth to get indiv musicians to volunteer. There is a disconnect. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:22:24 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624109652852737 – #112
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@ericasipes Many of the young musicians I work with belong to small farming families who have a strong inclination to barter… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:22:59 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624256877105153 – #113
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@AudienceDevSpec Great idea! RT @gettweets: Great cellist @albancello he came to CLE as guest soloist & played at local grocery stores! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:23:07 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624288556687360 – #114
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@ericasipes I’ve learned the value and joy in doing this. This summer, I will b getting fresh organic produce from families I’ve worked with. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:23:43 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624439815880704 – #115
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes You have also been blogging about practicing w/ windows open and such…#auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:23:44 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624443322314753 – #116
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Yes, you’re right. That’s a really easy thing to do! And I make a point to play, if I can, whenever/wherever… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:24:20 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624594824765441 – #117
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec …I spot a piano. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:24:33 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624650483183617 – #118
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Do people stop to listen? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:24:38 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624671064629248 – #119
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@MazzaClarinet @ericasipes Love that idea too – no tax liability – lol! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:24:57 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624750722859009 – #120
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@AudienceDevSpec One thing I mentioned before – there are usually pianos at Airports. ;O) #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:25:07 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624794955988992 – #121
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Oh my goodness, yes! But I have to make sure that I look up now and then so they know I’m approachable. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:25:12 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624816099459073 – #122
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@ericasipes Wow, I didn’t know that! RT @AudienceDevSpec: One thing I mentioned before – there are usually pianos at Airports. ;O) #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:25:24 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624862740119552 – #123
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@gettweets Here’s a related article: http://bit.ly/jiK5Yh #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:25:33 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624900904095744 – #124
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes I noticed one in Portland and Chicago. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:25:47 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63624959595003904 – #125
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@ericasipes I think it’s important to realize that people generally are attracted to music & if you give it 2 them, they’ll listen. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:26:12 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625067753504769 – #126
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@AudienceDevSpec Let’s switch gears and talk about collaborating with other musicians for a bit. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:26:22 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625106773123072 – #127
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@ericasipes What I’ve discovered in talking to many musicians is that they don’t want 2 give anything away for free. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:26:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625143724949505 – #128
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@ericasipes I understand that, but I do think there needs 2 b a balance if we want 2 attract new people. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:26:49 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625222418468864 – #129
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@ericasipes Great. RT @AudienceDevSpec: Let’s switch gears and talk about collaborating with other musicians for a bit. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:27:01 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625273630916608 – #130
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@AudienceDevSpec This is a challenge. However think of it this way, playing for free is free advertising! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:27:16 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625333798223872 – #131
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@VaTenor @audiencedevspec Atlanta has several if I remember correctly.. #auddev #PianosInAirports

Thu Apr 28 15:27:24 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625369831485440 – #132
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@emilyoriold house seats & NEW SHOW ADDED !! http://conta.cc/m2LodO #in #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:27:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625398805737472 – #133
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@ericasipes Exactly! RT @AudienceDevSpec: This is a challenge. However think of it this way, playing for free is free advertising! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:27:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625396385619969 – #134
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec And I’ve rarely felt taken advantage of, for what it’s worth. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:27:58 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625511980646400 – #135
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@AudienceDevSpec #auddev is now in chat mode. Try not to spam with advertising. Thanks! :O)

Thu Apr 28 15:28:10 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625562480054272 – #136
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@ericasipes Did you have a question about collaborating then? I’m ready 🙂 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:28:49 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625723054788608 – #137
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@eusebius24 @AudienceDevSpec Toronto (Pearson) has/had one in Montreal departure area #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:29:14 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625830131183617 – #138
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@MaestrosLover as someone who is not from a classical music background I’m finding #auddev very interesting

Thu Apr 28 15:29:17 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625841027985408 – #139
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@gettweets @vatenor Amsterdam airport has one #auddev #pianosinairports

Thu Apr 28 15:29:18 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625846249893889 – #140
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Yes, I was wondering what types of collaborations you do with other musicians? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:29:30 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63625895541358593 – #141
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Hmmm…I mostly work with young musicians b/c that’s a particular passion of mine. But I also work w/”pros” too. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:30:04 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626040257429504 – #142
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@VaTenor @ericasipes: @AudienceDevSpec: collaborating #auddev — easier said than done.. competition instinct hard2 overcome http://ow.ly/4IZfT

Thu Apr 28 15:30:24 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626123191394305 – #143
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Any unusual types of collaborations? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:30:27 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626136734797825 – #144
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@AudienceDevSpec @VaTenor Yes, another challenge, I’ll call it challenge number 2: collaborating instead of competing! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:31:00 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626272454090752 – #145
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec I collaborate with my husband. 😛 Just kidding. I’m not sure of anything unusual. I’m thinking… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:31:03 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626286555348992 – #146
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@AudienceDevSpec There are many ways to collaborate: programming, marketing, fundraising, outreach events…#auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:31:35 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626422375301120 – #147
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec I am the pianist for our church’s youth choir…very important to me & another way 2 work w/kids… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:31:52 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626493250646016 – #148
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@gettweets @AudienceDevSpec It’s a very important concept because he reached a side of the community which needs to attend concerts more. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:31:55 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626503161786368 – #149
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Do you invite other musicians to your retirement center concerts? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:32:04 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626541623549952 – #150
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@MazzaClarinet @ericasipes Although equally I think it’s important that as musicians we shouldn’t expect to collaborate with colleagues for free 😉 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:32:13 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626580118867968 – #151
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@ericasipes My husband and I are also very big on performing for school kids. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:32:17 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626595079954432 – #152
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes That’s a great community collaboration! 2 C’s at the same time! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:32:28 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626643478020096 – #153
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@adrenalsenorita @VaTenor @ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec #auddev my experience has been totally the opposite! people love to collaborate in the new music scene

Thu Apr 28 15:32:29 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626648397950977 – #154
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Yes, both 2 play and just listen. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:32:33 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626662075572224 – #155
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@AudienceDevSpec @adrenalsenorita @VaTenor @ericasipes Curious! The new music scene. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:33:13 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626832142012416 – #156
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@ericasipes I am also working with the conductor of the college orchestra 2 get at least one concert a year scheduled during the daytime… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:33:15 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626840539013120 – #157
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@ericasipes …so that families w/young children can attend. The closest orchestra is an hour away otherwise . 😛 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:33:47 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63626975507513346 – #158
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@AudienceDevSpec Colleges can be a fantastic place to show all 4 C’s of #auddev: Connect, Collaborate, Community, Caring

Thu Apr 28 15:33:54 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627004326588416 – #159
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@ericasipes Absolutely! RT @AudienceDevSpec: Colleges can be a fantastic place to show all 4 C’s of #auddev: Connect, Collaborate, Community, Caring

Thu Apr 28 15:34:18 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627104302010368 – #160
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Sounds like there is a major opp. w/ orchestra not being immediately accessible. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:34:27 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627140213649409 – #161
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@adrenalsenorita @AudienceDevSpec #auddev the new classical scene has been built upon composers and performers pooling resources to develop audiences.

Thu Apr 28 15:34:32 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627162024034304 – #162
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@samgrinsell @VaTenor very true, reminds me a bit of this.. #auddev http://bit.ly/hzzIbU

Thu Apr 28 15:34:42 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627203992231936 – #163
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@VaTenor @mazzaclarinet Agree… on not collab 4 free RT : @ericasipes Tough Lesson for most though. #auddev Many ways 2 quantify value other than $

Thu Apr 28 15:34:43 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627211198046208 – #164
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Yes, definitely. And unfortunately football is more visible in the college than the orchestra. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:35:10 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627320929427456 – #165
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@AudienceDevSpec @adrenalsenorita That’s fantastic! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:35:18 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627357382131712 – #166
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec I’d like to raise the orchestra’s visibility. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:35:22 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627373123338240 – #167
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@ericasipes @MazzaClarinet It’s hard for me 2 decide when 2 charge, when not 2 charge. A delicate issue. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:36:20 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627616262950912 – #168
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@AudienceDevSpec Yes, there is another opp. for individ. musicians to help out the orchestras and vice versa. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:36:25 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627638576660480 – #169
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@ericasipes @MazzaClarinet And one that I’m not so good at 😛 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:36:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627663515992064 – #170
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@DaCapoInstitute Community Music 2 RT @ericasipes: @AudienceDevSpec: place to show all 4 #auddev: Connect, Collaborate, Community, Caring http://dacapovaorg

Thu Apr 28 15:36:43 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627712643858433 – #171
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@AudienceDevSpec So perhaps collaborating with an orchestra and having them share your indiv. concerts as part of the partnership. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:36:59 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627780604178433 – #172
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Right. I actually play in the orchestra which some colleagues don’t get. Why would I want to do that, after all? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:37:25 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63627888313905152 – #173
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes More connections and opportunities can occur. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:37:55 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628012846989312 – #174
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec But I think the students like having some professionals there. It brings in a musical feeling that is natural… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:38:00 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628037131993088 – #175
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes I”d like to talk about the feeling you get when playing for one of your giving concerts. Does it feel diff. ? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:38:40 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628205189382144 – #176
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@ericasipes …and that is hard 4 them 2 do themselves. They’re just learning, we live & breathe it. My hope is that it rubs off in some way. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:38:46 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628230325837824 – #177
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@ericasipes Yes! RT @AudienceDevSpec: @ericasipes More connections and opportunities can occur. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:39:12 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628338354327553 – #178
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@AudienceDevSpec I’m reaching for getting back to the joy and I have a sneaky feeling that musicians may feel it maybe more so when volunteering. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:39:18 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628361842429953 – #179
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Oh yes, definitely. First of all, I know that the audience is there to enjoy, not 2 criticize. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:39:45 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628474908286976 – #180
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@AudienceDevSpec This would be challenge #3: Getting back to the joy and passion of playing. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:39:55 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628518331924480 – #181
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@ericasipes They have nothing 2 lose since they didn’t pay to come and hear me play. As a result, I am much more free… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:40:11 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628584417370112 – #182
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@DaCapoInstitute Amazingly different. 4 us @audiencedevspec: @ericasipes feeling you get when playing for one of your giving concerts. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:40:18 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628613228036096 – #183
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@AudienceDevSpec The audience can feel if you have the joy or not. Without the passion, and only playing for a paycheck, the aud. can sense this. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:40:21 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628628788908032 – #184
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@ericasipes …and can truly enjoy the whole process. I’m also much more spontaneous & will share different stories that r often personal. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:40:47 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628737106817024 – #185
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@AudienceDevSpec @DaCapoInstitute Can you give us details? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:40:48 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628742278397952 – #186
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@ericasipes I think they like that. Kind of like a drama in the middle of a concert 😉 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:41:02 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628797471240192 – #187
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@DaCapoInstitute AGREE RT @audiencedevspec: audience can feel if you have the joy Without the passion, playing for a paycheck, the aud. can sense #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:41:34 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628932083228672 – #188
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Does this experience (and love the drama) help translate into your paid gigs? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:41:35 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628935665160192 – #189
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@MazzaClarinet @ericasipes @audiencedevspec Then wouldn’t a way forward be joining football and music together? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:41:43 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63628971547439104 – #190
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@MazzaClarinet @ericasipes I struggle with that one too 🙂 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:42:17 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629113994387456 – #191
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Yes. Because now that I’m in touch with what most people want when they hear a concert, I don’t have… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:42:21 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629132059258880 – #192
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@AudienceDevSpec @MazzaClarinet @ericasipes We found that people that attend football, a higher % than you think enjoy arts. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:42:34 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629185469530113 – #193
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@ericasipes …those voices in my head that torment me w/thoughts that musical critics might have. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:42:52 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629261851987968 – #194
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@ericasipes I am also much more in touch with how much joy music can bring to people, even when it’s not perfect (which mine never is!) #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:43:20 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629376197103616 – #195
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@MazzaClarinet @ericasipes And it makes students feel valued I would imagine @audiencedevspec #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:43:43 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629472712228864 – #196
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@AudienceDevSpec If any musicians have ideas for connecting with your community, please do #auddev tag!

Thu Apr 28 15:43:49 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629498582712320 – #197
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@DaCapoInstitute Service approach include audience as player in the process. Creates community literally. RT @audiencedevspec: #auddev #perspective

Thu Apr 28 15:43:53 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629515435425793 – #198
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@ericasipes Yay! RT @AudienceDevSpec: @MazzaClarinet @ericasipes We found people that attend football, a higher % than u think enjoy arts. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:44:08 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629579885096960 – #199
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@AudienceDevSpec @DaCapoInstitute You touched on a very important aspect, having the audience as player in the process. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:44:26 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629653591592960 – #200
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@samgrinsell #auddev as someone who does enjoy football (soccer if you must!) & classical music I’m afraid I really would just laugh at any combination

Thu Apr 28 15:44:27 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629660587692032 – #201
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Gives me something 2 think about certainly, especially here. #auddev #footballandmusic

Thu Apr 28 15:44:48 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629745484599296 – #202
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@AudienceDevSpec Challenge #4: How do we get the audience to become a part of our experience so it is theirs as well? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:44:57 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629786450366464 – #203
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@ericasipes @MazzaClarinet Yes, I think it does. And now I see many of those orchestra members at my performances too. 🙂 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:45:41 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63629967568814080 – #204
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@MazzaClarinet Join in in the discussion on #classical music audience development! Follow the hashtag #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:45:52 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630016768000001 – #205
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@AudienceDevSpec @samgrinsell I’ve actually seen some good ones out there. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:45:58 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630038951661568 – #206
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@ericasipes @samgrinsell Ah, a challenge, eh?!? #auddev 😉

Thu Apr 28 15:46:04 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630065954594817 – #207
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@samgrinsell @AudienceDevSpec #auddev there’s going to be a performance at the proms this year where the audience choose the piece!

Thu Apr 28 15:46:14 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630108996538368 – #208
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Good question. By building a connection and an openness, I think. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:46:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630180970803200 – #209
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@DaCapoInstitute Talk with them.. Never lecture them. RT @audiencedevspec: Challenge #4: How we get the audience to become a part of experience #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:46:49 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630255511977987 – #210
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec What I’m discovering is that people like to feel a part of someone’s career & creativity. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:46:54 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630275996950529 – #211
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes so how do we build a connection during the performance? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:46:56 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630284935020544 – #212
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@alanayu @AudienceDevSpec @MazzaClarinet I agree – classical players can appear stiff. Worse still, they don’t seem to enjoy themselves. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:47:08 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630332318072833 – #213
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec So if we can give them ways 2 support us, even if that just means attending our concerts, they will often respond. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:47:20 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630382997843968 – #214
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec And respond w/joy & enthusiasm. Many of them love 2 b cheerleaders! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:47:43 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630479408115712 – #215
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes So I hear ways to support us. What about ways to support them? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:47:51 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630515009372162 – #216
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@samgrinsell @ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec #auddev I might have spoken a little hastily. I’m not against a band or whatever at a sports event, but >

Thu Apr 28 15:48:01 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630555752837120 – #217
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@adrenalsenorita @AudienceDevSpec #auddev you have to think about what kind of community you want to have and what you have in common…

Thu Apr 28 15:48:02 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630561540964352 – #218
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@ericasipes Ooo…I’d like 2 hear more about that! RT @AudienceDevSpec: @samgrinsell I’ve actually seen some good ones out there. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:48:03 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630563596177408 – #219
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@MaestrosLover So, without using chocolate as an incentive, how would you entice me to a classical concert? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:48:11 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630599184846849 – #220
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@ericasipes @samgrinsell I heard about that. Very interesting idea! Perhaps something 2 try in a small setting too. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:48:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630681439338496 – #221
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes There was a concert that was scheduled during a big game, and the poor husbands were dragged by their wives…#auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:49:02 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630812997881857 – #222
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@samgrinsell @ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec #auddev I don’t think it’s going to convert people. Any more than playing five-a-side before a concert would >

Thu Apr 28 15:49:03 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630814822404096 – #223
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Talk, talk, talk. But no lecturing, like @DaCapoInstitute mentioned. Just b urself. Share who u are… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:49:25 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630909865332736 – #224
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes then they started playing the concert and after the first piece, they broadcast the football game. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:49:45 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63630991100612608 – #225
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@MazzaClarinet @ericasipes And that’s what it’s all about – moving away from over-emphasis on tech perfection and focus on communicating emotion #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:49:55 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631035375681537 – #226
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@adrenalsenorita @AudienceDevSpec #auddev for example, @antisocialmus wants to connect primarily to peers (20-30 somethings)= beer+laid-back atmosphere+fun

Thu Apr 28 15:49:58 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631046062772224 – #227
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec …not just who you are musically, but otherwise too. I often talk about being a mom…the women love that…#auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:49:59 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631050026389504 – #228
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@DaCapoInstitute @maestroslover Personal invitation and context for your life.. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:50:00 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631055931965440 – #229
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@samgrinsell @ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec #auddev would turn people to sport

Thu Apr 28 15:50:02 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631064677101568 – #230
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes it turned out to be a joint “concert” with part classical music and part football. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:50:06 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631081781473281 – #231
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec …and can relate. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:50:08 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631088442023937 – #232
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@ericasipes @alanayu Ugh. Right. If a musician isn’t enjoying him/herself, blech. I don’t even care 2 perform w/folks like that. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:50:38 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631216108240896 – #233
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@AudienceDevSpec What does the audience need from us? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:50:53 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631278720823296 – #234
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@adrenalsenorita @AudienceDevSpec #auddev other new music groups want to keep the values that the concert hall represents = tradition, sophistication, ritual

Thu Apr 28 15:51:02 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631317534912512 – #235
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Not to sound corny, but I think giving them live music in a personal way is a big gift. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:51:30 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631432790192128 – #236
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@MazzaClarinet @audiencedevspec Creating community “events” – experiences – as opposed to recitals or concerts #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:51:50 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631517745815552 – #237
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec And again, giving them somewhat of a role 2 play as supporters. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:51:59 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631553430945793 – #238
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@AudienceDevSpec @adrenalsenorita good point! You need to define who you are to figure out the type of audience you want to attract. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:52:32 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631694829326336 – #239
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec And getting into the community, performing outside the big venues and standard recital places. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:52:35 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631707559038976 – #240
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@adrenalsenorita @AudienceDevSpec How do we get the audience to become a part of our experience so it is theirs as well?= create intimacy #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:52:42 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631735354687488 – #241
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@MazzaClarinet @audiencedevspec Visiting schools not to perform but to give primary kids hands on experience on different instruments #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:52:52 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631778635718656 – #242
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec Play in churches, play in restaurants, in hotels, wherever… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:52:59 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631804757839872 – #243
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@AudienceDevSpec @adrenalsenorita Like a “private” joke? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:53:05 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631832733855744 – #244
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@DaCapoInstitute @adrenalsenorita @AudienceDevSpec Its okay to be elite, just not elitist. Intention comes through the music. #auddev #doesntMakeUsBetter

Thu Apr 28 15:53:07 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631838631034880 – #245
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@samgrinsell @MaestrosLover #auddev although using chocolate sounds like quite a good idea 😉

Thu Apr 28 15:53:44 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63631997049896961 – #246
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@ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec And although many may balk at this, 2 do a lot of this free, as a service 2 the community. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:53:49 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632016901537792 – #247
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@AudienceDevSpec We are getting towards the 5 min. mark. Are there any questions? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:53:59 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632058332880896 – #248
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@ericasipes I strongly believe that many will come eventually & pay for a ticket if we meet them halfway at some point. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:54:15 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632124179251200 – #249
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@adrenalsenorita @MaestrosLover beer! for examples, see Opera on Tap, Anti-Social Music, thingNY #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:54:19 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632142562902016 – #250
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@MazzaClarinet @ericasipes Had a funny feeling that when we talked about this I wasn’t totally mad but no stats to back up intuition. Yay! Indeed #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:54:37 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632218924392448 – #251
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@AudienceDevSpec To sum up so far: Connect with your community by giving and showing you care. Collaborate with others w/out being snobby. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:55:01 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632317943517184 – #252
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@DaCapoInstitute @ericasipes @AudienceDevSpec EXACTLY .. getting into community.. outside standard..#auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:55:03 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632324604080128 – #253
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@samgrinsell @ericasipes yes, seems more natural on a smaller scale. Will be interesting to see the logistics of it! #auddev (forgot tag 1st time!)

Thu Apr 28 15:55:09 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632350143193088 – #254
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@adrenalsenorita @samgrinsell #auddev marching band + american football, pep band + basketball has worked for universities for years.

Thu Apr 28 15:55:14 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632371618037760 – #255
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@AudienceDevSpec Show your passion and joy paid or not paid, and grab the chances to play whenever and wherever you get the opportunities. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:55:42 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632488249044993 – #256
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@ericasipes Phew. So many great tweets here at #auddev . Trying 2 stay afloat 😉 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:56:02 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632573712187392 – #257
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Meeting them half way instead of expecting them to come to us. Major point! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:56:51 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632781137297409 – #258
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@MazzaClarinet @samgrinsell Maybe that’s only because it hasn’t been done. Yet. And I’m not thinking about an a group of penguin suits #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:57:14 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632873994977280 – #259
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@samgrinsell @adrenalsenorita #auddev it’s a fair point, I tend not to consider it as it doesn’t happen in the uk. But I’d say it works BECAUSE it has >

Thu Apr 28 15:57:19 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632897021722625 – #260
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@ericasipes @adrenalsenorita Yes. I love that! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:57:20 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63632902444949505 – #261
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@AudienceDevSpec @adrenalsenorita good point. Music and sports do work together. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:57:56 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633050919124992 – #262
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@samgrinsell @adrenalsenorita #auddev has always been used as is seen as a natural part of growing up, I don’t think it could be exported to people >

Thu Apr 28 15:58:03 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633081151668224 – #263
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@AudienceDevSpec I want to take the time to thank @ericasipes for being our “speaker” on #auddev chat.

Thu Apr 28 15:58:33 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633207861575680 – #264
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@adrenalsenorita @AudienceDevSpec Like a “private” joke? #auddev sure. also we often heckle each other and the audience. but people expect that from us.

Thu Apr 28 15:58:35 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633217130995714 – #265
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@samgrinsell @adrenalsenorita #auddev who weren’t use to the two worlds combining. So depends on age too

Thu Apr 28 15:58:40 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633236185710592 – #266
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@ericasipes My pleasure! Thank u! RT @AudienceDevSpec: I want to take the time to thank @ericasipes for being our “speaker” on #auddev chat.

Thu Apr 28 15:58:56 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633303374282752 – #267
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@MaestrosLover @DaCapoInstitute …is thoughtful and kind and generous, but is not going to get me through the door… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 15:59:10 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633361163399168 – #268
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@ericasipes And thank everyone that was here on #auddev. Lots of great ideas 🙂

Thu Apr 28 15:59:16 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633386778001408 – #269
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@adrenalsenorita @AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Play in churches, play in restaurants, in hotels, wherever… #auddev punk clubs, rooftops, basements, kitchens

Thu Apr 28 15:59:21 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633407413989377 – #270
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@AudienceDevSpec I think the most important point from #auddev chat is the fact that we as indiv musicians need to get past ego and get out there to connect.

Thu Apr 28 16:00:23 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633666554859522 – #271
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@samgrinsell #auddev much fun guys 🙂

Thu Apr 28 16:01:01 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633828736012289 – #272
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@creativityassoc Welcome to #artsed chat for this rainy Thursday. And, welcome to #auddev chat. We’re going to discuss the role of arts orgs in #artsed.

Thu Apr 28 16:01:02 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633832578007040 – #273
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@AudienceDevSpec Playing for the joy, for the caring about our community, will reap benefits well beyond pay checks, and it will build audiences! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:01:03 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633838361948160 – #274
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@ericasipes Those too 😉 RT @adrenalsenorita: Play in churches, restaurants, hotels, wherever… #auddev punk clubs, rooftops, basements, kitchens

Thu Apr 28 16:01:06 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633850865160192 – #275
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@creativityassoc We hope that #auddev chatters will stick around because #artsed is such an important part of audience development now and in future.

Thu Apr 28 16:01:35 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63633970679656448 – #276
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@DaCapoInstitute @maestroslover honesty, authenticity, & relationship -everyone seeks. from rock bands to orch.. It is all about the experience 4 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:01:56 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634058328023040 – #277
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@MazzaClarinet @samgrinsell @ericasipes Not “converting” but unless you exp. something how can you have an opinion #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:01:56 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634058223165440 – #278
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@adrenalsenorita @AudienceDevSpec #auddev “get past ego and get out there to connect.” the good news is that this IS happening left and right!

Thu Apr 28 16:02:30 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634200305217536 – #279
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@AudienceDevSpec Thanks to; @samgrinsell @adrenalsenorita @MaestrosLover @MazzaClarinet @RbClassical @DaCapoInstitute @hollywoodlvwork for #auddev chat!

Thu Apr 28 16:02:46 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634270282977281 – #280
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@samgrinsell @MazzaClarinet #auddev there’s also a huge difference in way sport is organised, music is much more part of the educational mainstream

Thu Apr 28 16:02:58 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634320270696448 – #281
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@ericasipes @MaestrosLover I keep thinking about ur incentive question… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:03:12 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634376356933632 – #282
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@MaestrosLover @adrenalsenorita Is good but I can also get that at my local rock gig or sports match where I’d feel more like I fit in…#auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:03:12 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634376461787136 – #283
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@samgrinsell @MazzaClarinet #auddev than sport is

Thu Apr 28 16:03:19 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634407734509568 – #284
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@AudienceDevSpec I will be getting the transcript for #auddev chat in case you missed this discussion.

Thu Apr 28 16:03:23 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634423207309312 – #285
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@ericasipes @MaestrosLover I don’t know that I would try 2 entice u to a classical concert. That seems a bit fake 2 me personally. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:03:51 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634540492636160 – #286
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@AudienceDevSpec Also, if you want to co-host or host an #auddev chat, please get in touch with me to set it up!

Thu Apr 28 16:03:53 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634550533795841 – #287
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@ericasipes @MaestrosLover I guess I figure if ur curious and interested, u’ll check it out. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:04:14 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634637204889601 – #288
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@AudienceDevSpec @adrenalsenorita That is good news #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:04:19 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634657018785794 – #289
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@creativityassoc If they are able to learn that language, they can make profound contributions to #artsed in schools and build audiences. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:04:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634708143144961 – #290
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@adrenalsenorita @MaestrosLover buddy, you gotta meet us halfway, here! we classical folks go to rock gigs and sports events for beer too… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:04:42 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634753907200001 – #291
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@alanayu Musicians must reach out and engage more with audiences. Shorten the distance. Community events, town hall concerts, parks… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:04:57 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63634816159072257 – #292
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@AudienceDevSpec @ericasipes Thank you, Erica! Great chat! #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:05:54 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63635055972597760 – #293
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@ericasipes Great! Thank u 🙂 RT @AudienceDevSpec: I will be getting the transcript for #auddev chat in case you missed this discussion.

Thu Apr 28 16:06:05 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63635101275271168 – #294
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@MusickEd make more music-makers in all demographics = sell more instruments, more tickets, and more music = healthier profession #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:06:42 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63635258637168640 – #295
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@MaestrosLover @ericasipes Hmmm fake. Why would you think that? #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:07:04 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63635350597271552 – #296
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@samgrinsell @AudienceDevSpec @adrenalsenorita @MaestrosLover @MazzaClarinet @RbClassical @DaCapoInstitute @hollywoodlvwork thanks to u & all 🙂 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:08:12 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63635636724310016 – #297
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@AudienceDevSpec Feel free to keep #auddev chatting. I’m heading to #artsed for their chat on Arts orgs and arts ed.

Thu Apr 28 16:08:21 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63635675483873280 – #298
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@ericasipes @MaestrosLover Perhaps manipulative is a better word. Classical music appeals 2 people 4 so many different reasons… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:08:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63635715317182464 – #299
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@adrenalsenorita @ericasipes @MaestrosLover #auddev if you do it in the right way it works well. seriously: google & look at Opera on Tap’s track record

Thu Apr 28 16:09:01 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63635839485358080 – #300
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@MazzaClarinet @audiencedevspec And a huge standing ovation for you and @ericasipes for hosting #auddev chat. Picked up loads of ideas – thanks!

Thu Apr 28 16:09:44 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63636021069348864 – #301
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@ericasipes @MaestrosLover …I will share with folks why I happen 2 enjoy it but I don’t have the attitude that people “should” listen to it. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:10:35 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63636237466091520 – #302
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@ericasipes @adrenalsenorita Oh yes. I’ve looked into them a bit. Wish I could check it out in person tho I ‘m not a beer fan. 😉 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:11:15 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63636401509498881 – #303
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@MazzaClarinet @samgrinsell …IMO is one of the things that turns people off. You don’t need “education” to enjoy classical music #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:12:42 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63636767957467136 – #304
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@ericasipes @Pianist9591 Yes. I think in general, people like to see other people enjoying something 🙂 It can b addictive. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:12:53 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63636813130121216 – #305
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@adrenalsenorita @ericasipes #auddev geez, you don’t have to drink beer! that’s why god invented fruit juice. #str8edgewelcometoo =) OOT is a ton of fun.

Thu Apr 28 16:14:06 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63637120409018370 – #306
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@samgrinsell @MazzaClarinet #auddev actually I don’t necessarily disagree with that, but I’d make a similar point to what you said about sport: people >

Thu Apr 28 16:14:24 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63637197458386944 – #307
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@ericasipes @DaCapoInstitute Yes, I know that’s the general thinking. But I don’t completely agree w/it for myself. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:15:13 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63637400773079040 – #308
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@samgrinsell @MazzaClarinet #auddev it from education to avoid that, necessarily. Any method of bringing people in will turn some off

Thu Apr 28 16:16:37 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63637754520678400 – #309
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@ericasipes @Pianist9591 That’s true. I feel very fortunate that I’m not the sole bread-winner in the family so I’m able 2 give a little more. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:16:41 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63637770245124096 – #310
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@AudienceDevSpec I know this sounds simplified, but maybe asking to have lunch could be a good starting point? #auddev #artsed

Thu Apr 28 16:17:14 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63637907260444672 – #311
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@ericasipes @Pianist9591 I c it as a bit of my job in life 2 give a little more than other musicians might b able 2 for the good of the cause. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:17:29 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63637973102628864 – #312
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@creativityassoc @AudienceDevSpec Sadly, the only time that principals or teachers can have lunch is during an authorized events. Trapped. #auddev #artsed

Thu Apr 28 16:17:56 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63638083446382593 – #313
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@samgrinsell @MazzaClarinet #auddev which is why we need lots of ways. I said I was too hasty in dismissing sport, tho I think some of my points stand 😉

Thu Apr 28 16:18:47 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63638299465613312 – #314
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@MaestrosLover @adrenalsenorita @ericasipes I can see how this would work& congratulations to whoever thought of it for looking outside the box 🙂 #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:20:09 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63638642706481152 – #315
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@samgrinsell #auddev I’m just going to throw this out there: the best maintained cultural tradition in the UK is Shakespeare, and that’s forced on people

Thu Apr 28 16:20:55 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63638835996786688 – #316
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@samgrinsell #auddev could be a coincidence. By ‘best maintained’ I mean the vast majority people I know have a favourite Shakespeare play

Thu Apr 28 16:22:33 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63639248703725568 – #317
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@adrenalsenorita @samgrinsell #auddev most people have a favorite food and a favorite color. naughty chefs and arts teachers for forcing such things upon us!

Thu Apr 28 16:24:05 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63639632201515008 – #318
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@MaestrosLover @AudienceDevSpec I don’t know about the ego bit, but I agree with the connect bit #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:24:22 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63639702493855744 – #319
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@AudienceDevSpec @MaestrosLover You would be surprised how ego stands in the way of connecting sometimes. It’s all about choices. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:24:31 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63639740724936704 – #320
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@samgrinsell @adrenalsenorita #auddev six year olds have favourite foods & colours, most people don’t have a favourite symphony

Thu Apr 28 16:25:58 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63640107206443009 – #321
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@MaestrosLover @adrenalsenorita …and to be fair, it’s not necessarily the opera but the ‘trappings’ that don’t attract me… #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:27:14 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63640426195861504 – #322
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@adrenalsenorita @samgrinsell #auddev do they need to have a favorite symphony? (adults have fave foods & colors, even when they won’t admit it)

Thu Apr 28 16:27:25 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63640471825686528 – #323
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@samgrinsell @adrenalsenorita #auddev I know English people who have no general interest in drama/the arts but have a fav. Shakespeare, that’s the point

Thu Apr 28 16:28:15 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63640681331167232 – #324
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@adrenalsenorita @MaestrosLover #auddev but I bet somewhere out there is a classical music group that does have the “trappings” that do attract you.

Thu Apr 28 16:28:52 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63640838227505152 – #325
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@creativityassoc Mid-size arts orgs focused on creating/exhibiting art that #artsed gets pushed aside and ignored. If they understood, #artsed is #auddev.

Thu Apr 28 16:29:09 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63640908075241472 – #326
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@adrenalsenorita @samgrinsell #auddev so what’s the problem?

Thu Apr 28 16:29:20 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63640952480346112 – #327
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@creativityassoc Arts orgs can’t see #artsed as a path to grants and funding. They need to understand significance of #artsed on #auddev. Train audience.

Thu Apr 28 16:30:21 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63641211591860224 – #328
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@adrenalsenorita @creativityassoc #auddev is also #artsed!

Thu Apr 28 16:30:33 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63641259151077376 – #329
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@samgrinsell @adrenalsenorita #auddev there isn’t one, I was providing an example of a strong cultural tradition that’s all. Happens to be maintained >

Thu Apr 28 16:30:44 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63641305829490689 – #330
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@creativityassoc Exactly! I wish more folks got that. RT @adrenalsenorita: @creativityassoc #auddev is also #artsed!

Thu Apr 28 16:31:26 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63641484490055680 – #331
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@samgrinsell @adrenalsenorita #auddev by making all British kids study Shakespeare when we’re 16… Was just a random thought, sorry if it seemed obtuse

Thu Apr 28 16:31:42 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63641547727581184 – #332
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@MaestrosLover mine was a genuine question, I’m not a fake or manipulative. I’m someone who is put off going to classical concerts … #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:42:33 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63644280647983106 – #333
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@MaestrosLover …because I feel I dont fit the ‘mould’ & am unsure of the ‘routine’, which makes me a little apprehensive at such events. #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:42:59 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63644388068302849 – #334
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@ClassicalRev This is exactly what we do at cafes. We should talk. RT @ericasipes: “They’re like chamber music jams” #auddev

Thu Apr 28 16:54:30 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63647289469714432 – #335
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@ClassicalRev #auddev late to the chat, looks like I missed a lot of really good stuff!

Thu Apr 28 16:55:27 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63647526179442688 – #336
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@EmergeAlready Me, too! Sorry to not have gotten my 2cents in!RT @classicalrev: #auddev late to the chat, looks like I missed a lot of really good stuff!

Thu Apr 28 17:04:07 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63649705762095105 – #337
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@padablemont About reaching new audiences : http://bit.ly/lkKXXw #auddev

Thu Apr 28 17:05:17 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63649999887671296 – #338
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@adrenalsenorita @MaestrosLover you are not alone in feeling you don’t fit the mold! my classical musician peers feel the same way! #tryingtochange #auddev

Thu Apr 28 17:35:40 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63657646493941760 – #339
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@sensibleflutist Busy week…can’t wait to read the #auddev chat with @ericasipes! So sorry that I couldn’t participate live.

Thu Apr 28 18:02:15 +0000 2011 – tweet id 63664339017662464 – #340
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