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Tips for Successful Music Freelance in NYC (and anywhere else!)

Listen to Victoria Paterson discuss in the ins and out of being a freelance musician in New York City. Paterson is a violinist, well-known and loved for her diversity and musicality. Equally comfortable with classical, modern and popular music, she performs everywhere from Carnegie Hall, Birdland, and Madison Square Garden to Late Night with Seth Meyers and The Today Show. Executive Director of the Mostly Modern Festival & AME, Victoria is passionate about celebrating her husband (Robert Paterson’s) music. She contracts for opera companies including On Site Opera, American Opera Projects, Prototype, and many others. Her favorite outreach work is performing for Music That Heals at hospitals all around New York City.

Victoria regularly gives masterclasses and lectures about entrepreneurship and the business of music. She taught at the Eastman School of Music Institute for Music Leadership in a class entitled Creating & Sustaining An Ensemble. Other schools where she has lectured include The Juilliard School, Cleveland Institute of Music, the New York Youth Symphony, Broadway Backstage, Broadway Inside, and Chamber Music America. Paterson studied at the Eastman School of Music and Indiana University.

Friday, February 8, 2019 at 11:35am to 12:25pm

Eastman School of Music, Betty's Cafe
26 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY 14604

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Eastman School of Music, Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections
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