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MFM-MPA Zoom Webinar

MFM/MPA ZOOM Webinar: Effective Ways to Market and Promote Your Music in 2020

Music publicity and promotion, like building a fanbase, takes time, dedication, and effort. In this webinar discussion with Adam Reifsteck, founder of Teknofonic Recordings, and Jeffrey James, founder of Jeffrey James Consulting, we will uncover some of the best approaches when it comes to promoting your music and how to craft the perfect pitch to improve your chances at getting reviewed and your music noticed in today’s digital landscape.

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

REGISTRATION IS FREE AND OPEN TO MFM & MPA MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEscOGurDIsGNR-hpNjKDcNYJC6lYNDUCb0

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MFM Endorses Musicians Public Event “For Our Courageous Workers a City-Wide Symphonic Fanfare”

MFM endorses this public musicians event on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 7pm.

For Our Courageous Workers a City-Wide Symphonic Fanfare was conceived by Frank London, Hajnal Pivnick and Dorian Wallace.

Composers Frank London (of The Klezmatics), and Hajnal Pivnick and Dorian Wallace (of Tenth Intervention) have joined forces on this effort to bring the city together in a communal music project to honor the efforts of those risking their own health for the benefit of all.

Co-sponsors to date include The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Make Music New York, HONK NYC, MFM, ALJA; and are being updated regularly. For more information, detailed instructions, and a downloadable score that does not require the ability to read music, go to ​http://www.tenthintervention.com/workers

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Sylvain Leroux

Fundraiser: L’école Fula Flute

L’école fula flute is a Guinean music school founded by musician and MFM member Sylvain Leroux in 2014. When him inventing the chromatic tambin by adding three more finger holes to the existing three-hole tambin (or Fula flute) making this new flute capable of playing classical, jazz, or any style of music beyond the beautiful but limited traditional Phrygian scale. This gave him the idea that his new flute could be used to teach the fundamentals of music theory to children in Guinea.

“We have this little school in Guinea, L’école fula flute, that I got involved with and something beyond me happened, the kids profoundly responded to the flute, like if we plugged into a high-tension socket! Then, you donated and made it all possible.

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