10 Things You Can Do To Be a Better Artist

Musical Meanderings

Jennifer Thomas-581KAT 2As a composer/recording artist with four albums released and a growing music career, I am immersed daily in a global community of musicians that contains everything from amateurs to seasoned professionals.  I get to see a lot of really amazing stuff, some things that are maybe not-so amazing, and everything in between.

Before doing what I do now though, I performed in the world of Classical music (violin and piano) for about 20 years before discovering I wanted to have my own voice and compose my own music.  I’m now 10 years into my composing/recording career, and I only recently started finally feeling like I’m starting to get it – you know – this thing called the music business.

And while I know I’m definitely far from learning everything I still need to learn, I wanted to share with you what I HAVE learned thus far.

I’ve actually been wanting to write this blog post for quite some…

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EPR Radio Nomination and your support

Musical Meanderings

It’s that time of year again when Enlightened Piano Radio is gearing up for their annual awards for 2016. Last year all of YOU were so amazing and sent in emails requesting that I be nominated for “Best Piano Instrumental Album”, and guess what? Not only was I nominated, but I also won and was able to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York. 

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They are accepting nomination emails now for 2016, and you can send your nomination in until February 29th. I’m not twisting anyone’s arm, but it would be mean a lot to me if I had your support.

If you feel so inclined, please send an email to:

cathyroakes@hotmail.com

Please include “EPR NOMINATION FOR BEST HOLIDAY ALBUM” in the subject line, and let them know you are wanting to nominate Jennifer Thomas for Winter Symphony for Best Holiday Album.

Nominations MUST be received no later than…

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