Daring to Dream: Egyptian-born pianist’s success in small town USA

In 2005, 18-year-old Peter Bottros found himself sitting at a grand piano for the first time. The instrument lived in the corner of a common room at Pennsylvania State University in York, Pennsylvania, where Peter was a freshman. Peter came back to this piano often, and figured out melodies of songs he knew. He then … Continue reading Daring to Dream: Egyptian-born pianist’s success in small town USA

Why do musicians need to think about finance?

by Minjin Chung "Are we the generation who waits for the phone to ring? No. Do we wait for someone to say here's your amazing opportunity to do this project you've been dreaming of that's totally risky, that no one else would produce? No. We do it for ourselves and we do it for one another.” … Continue reading Why do musicians need to think about finance?

Top 10 Ways to Make a Living As a Musician

by Hope Wilk One common myth about being a working musician is that it’s difficult to find work. Whether it be applying for a grant or planning their own tour, musicians can create their own work with just a little preparation. That’s why I wanted to shed light on the 10 most common ways that … Continue reading Top 10 Ways to Make a Living As a Musician