Welcome to YCAT’s 21cMusician toolkit: a series of interviews, tutorials, videos, blogs and live events, each with a different monthly focus, to help kickstart your career as a musician.

1. Communications 101: Thinking entrepreneurially to make money from your network, with Katie Manasse (Polyphony Arts)

2. Mini masterclass with Steve Pycroft: Five reasons why you should devise a cross genre project 

3. Seven top tips to reboot your flagging project: Tips from project coaching with Chad Goodman

Muddled with mailing lists? Puzzled by Patreon? Or just feeling overwhelmed by all of your social media options?

On 23rd May at 2pm, find a better, more organised way to combine all of these things and maximise your personal and professional network. In this special session with Katie Manasse from Polyphony Arts, learn about the value of a communications strategy.

You will leave the session with:

  • An understanding of all the different digital marketing options that are available
  • Useful pointers to start creating your own comms strategy
  • Ways to create an online presence that feels authentic to you (no need for oversharing or being glued to your phone!)

Don't miss this opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial skills in a welcoming and supportive environment!

Register now

Have you considered the scope of cross genre projects? To find out more about why an innovative project might help to broaden your horizons, check out our new mini-masterclass from Steve Pycroft, director of Kaleidoscope Orchestra.

In March, Chad Goodman delivered a small group coaching session for musicians hoping to inject new life into their projects. He's been described as "an entrepreneur bringing innovation to classical music" (Forbes), so you definitely shouldn't miss our summary of his excellent advice!

Read our tips from project coaching with Chad Goodman

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