TAFTO 2013 Contribution: Heather Brown

There’s no better way to end Take A Friend to The Orchestra week than with a patron contribution and today’s post comes from Heather Brown, a classical music enthusiast with mad culture blogging skills and the heavy duty take-a-friend goal of packing an entire balcony with fellow subscribers. Sounds like a perfect goal to me. ~ Drew McManus EMBRACE THE PARADOX Thanks to my parents’ influence, I grew up playing and listening to …

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TAFTO 2013 Contribution: Ceci Dadisman

It’s tradition to include a contribution from a manager and we always try to get an opera oriented contribution in as well. This year we get a two for one deal with Palm Beach Opera’s Director of Marketing & PR Ceci Dadisman; or as she puts it, the Operas’ chief marketing gal. And that’s Ceci in a nutshell: fun and relaxed without even a hint of ostentatiousness. ~ Drew McManus Trying to …

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TAFTO 2013 Contribution: Scott Silberstein

It just isn’t Take A Friend To The Orchestra week without a patron contribution and this year we have two. First up is from multi-Emmy award winning producer, composer, and director Scott Silberstein; a man who knows more than a few things about presentation and having a good time. In fact, if your orchestra is interested in video production, he’s a good person to know (so…hintidy, hint, hint). But for TAFTO, Scott …

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TAFTO 2013 Contribution: Holly Mulcahy

Sometimes you just want to be told what to do. It isn’t that you’re lazy or averse to initiative but having a read to use idea can be the difference between thinking “I should do that” and actually getting it done. If that’s the way you’re feeling the Holly Mulcahy’s  contribution is precisely what you’ve been looking for. ~Drew McManus Six Fail-Safe Ways to Get Your Concert On By: Holly Mulcahy; violinist and author …

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