Fri. March 22 - 7pm
Understanding contracts and financial agreements for freelance artists is like learning a new language, and sadly there is no diction class to prepare us for the complexities of negotiation. Attorney Stephanie Cooper, joins us for a candid discussion about the intricacies of contracts and agreements.
Sat. March 23 - 10am-2pm
Navigating the opera world as an artist today brings new challenges to young singers unlike ever before. Learn about resources and skill sets such as funding your work, business fundamentals, branding, networking, and more in this engaging and interactive workshop with arts administrator, educator, and mezzo-soprano, Dr. Ursula M. Kuhar. Private consultations with Dr. Kuhar are available by appointment first come, first served, beginning at 3pm. To reserve an appointment please email email@example.com after you have registered for the workshop.
Auditioning and Performing in Germany:
Sat. March 23 - 2-3pm*
Many American trained singers are advised to move to Europe, particularly Germany, to gain valuable stage experience, expand their repertoire, and start their performing careers. There are many challenges associated with traveling, auditioning, and working abroad, the least of which is the language barrier. Tenor Patrick Cook returns to PVI after his recent debut in Germany for an informal lunch hour discussion to answer questions about European audition tours, agents, and the Fest system. *Singers are encouraged to bring lunch or a snack to this event.
The Taxman Cometh:
Sat. March 23 - 3pm
Overwhelmed at tax-time? Worried that you’ll miss something important? Confused about the new tax rules? It is time for you to take control of your taxes? Join us for a tax-preparation workshop with singer and tax guru Justin Wilson. Learn about the various types of income, tracking expenses and deductions, and how to get the most money back at filing time. This workshop is a must for any singer!