Acoustic Art Fest 2004
Diamond Acoustics is currently in the planning stages for a three day Acoustic Festival Event to be held at the Performing Arts Center in May 2004.
YOUR HELP IN SPONSORSHIP NEEDED for this $50,000 Promotion.
We seek the following for participation and collaboration in this project:
CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUAL SPONSORS AND ADVERTISERS
VOLUNTEERS and Paid performers for the following:
RESUMES REQUIRED BY:
Music Director/ Conductor (must have vast experience)
Stage Managers (resume required)
Audio Engineer (resume required)
Lighting Engineer (resume required)
Audio/Visual Camera Operators (resume required)
PRESS KITS AND DEMO CD REQUIRED BY:
Ethnic Acoustical Performers and vocalists (Tracy Chapman, Indie Arie, Alicia Keyes and African Native style)
Acoustic Guitarists (all styles) and Groups
Local Composers and Arrangers (ASCAP COMPOSERS PREFERRED)
Professional/Union (3)Violinists, (2)Celloists, (1)Upright Bass, (2) Flute and (2)Oboe
High School 1st and 2nd Chair Violinists, Celloists, Upright Bass, Flute and Oboe (up to 3 of each - the best of the brightest)
Professional Percussionists (conga, shakers, chimes, GONG
Vibraphone / Xylophone
Professional Chamber Ensembles
Steel String Pedal Performers
Blue Grass and Jazz Groups
Most chamber pieces and accompaniments will be playing compositions from local composers as well as classic arrangements. Local composers are encouraged to begin editing their presentation broken down into the above instruments and prepare your (up to 3) 5 minute piece(s) for consideration for performance NOW. Don't forget to include the High School level accompaniments at a level they can play) Synthetic Music is BANNED from this performance. NO CANNED MUSIC and leave the amps at home.
COMPOSERS AND ARTISTS: If you would like to be apart of this one of a kind event in Fort Wayne, it is suggested that you register with ASCAP between now and then. It is planned that the performances will be recorded live by Sweetwater Sound or Ozone Recording for CD release in the fall or winter of 2004. ASCAP regulates royalties and you are to be sure to get your share of the profit if you are an ASCAP artist. All memberships to ASCAP must remain current in order to continue to receive royalties.
It is anticipated that all professional performers will be paid $50 per hour for performing, with 6 scheduled rehearsals at gratice. All royalites will be split evenly from any profit from CD release of the performance. High School performers will share in the CD royalties as a charitable donation to the school's Music Departments of origin. Ticket sales are in the planning stages, but are anticipated to sale at $13.00 per adult ticket, and $5.00 for children under 12. Any performer or participant who is late to or who cannot attend rehearsals will be immediately excluded from the program and all royalties, actual or implied. PAC is an expensive rehearsal hall - time is money burned.
Performers of this event are also expected to tour local venues to promote CD sales.
If you would like to be a sponsor or participate in this collaboration, send your resume, demo tapes, press kit or letter of intent to sponsor to
817 West Berry Street, Suite 2
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
All Donations may be made payable to:
ACOUSTIC ART FEST 2004
Diamondacoustics@yahoo.com. Sponsorships available beginning $500 and above. Private donations of under $500 will be graciously accepted.
Diamond Acoustics is interested in compiling an email list for those who are interested in Acoustic Collaboration within the NE Indiana and surrounding areas.
If you would like to be apart of the email newsletters, please contact Diamond Acoustics at email@example.com. Please include your particular area of interest, and/or instrument played. If you would like to include your telephone contact number, we would absolutely protect your privacy.
This invitation to receive our newsletter and participate in future collaborations or group performances is specifically targeted to acoustic guitar, strings, soft percussionists and winds of all musical styles.
Fort Wayne, IN
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