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A House Concert? What’s That?!?

October 4th, 2017 by Katherine Moller

House Concert

You may have heard about the phenomenon of house concerts. as they are very popular right now with artists.  Over the past couple of years I have played a few of these events and have really enjoyed them! I love the intimate setting and the chance to connect with fans in a way that you can’t in [...]

Tips & Tricks: Setting Goals for the New School Year

September 6th, 2017 by Katherine Moller

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As those of you how have been following me for a while know, I like to set goals twice a year!  Most of us have taken the summer off from practicing, so now is a really good time to look ahead at what you want to accomplish over the next few months. Here are some [...]

News from the “Storm Queen” Project

August 9th, 2017 by Katherine Moller

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Things have been moving along with the Storm Queen Project, and I am delighted!   The biggest news is that I have signed on with a publisher!  He will be trying to get my music placed in TV, movies, and anywhere else that may be a fit.  I was very nervous about relinquishing control of [...]

Lessons learned from the “Storm Queen” project…

July 5th, 2017 by Katherine Moller

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The “Storm Queen” project is rolling to an end in a way.  I am still doing shows and working to get my new album played on radio; but the recording, photos, design, fan funding and launches are now all done.  Here are some of the lessons that I have either learned, or have been reinforced [...]

The Value of Persistence

May 31st, 2017 by Katherine Moller

The value of persistence

As a musician. one learns the value of persistence.  Recent examples of this in my life have appeared in the guise of booking performances and running a fan-funding campaign.  Throughout my career I have made many cold calls (calling people who don’t know me) to try to book gigs.  I have heard the word “no” [...]

Fighting Insecurity!

May 3rd, 2017 by Katherine Moller

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I have always been a shy person.  It is amazing that I have grown up to live such a public life of performing, blogging, and being active on social media! I guess probably not surprisingly, but I have always suffered from insecurity. Recently I have been thinking back to try to figure out where this [...]

Destined to be an Entrepreneur….

April 5th, 2017 by Katherine Moller

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As a child, I did not have it in mind that I was going to be self-employed. Now that I look back on my life, I remember reading “World Magazine”.  I loved those magazines!  I especially loved the section about kids who were running their own businesses, and I always kind of wanted to be [...]

Tips & Tricks: Primary Reimbursement

March 1st, 2017 by Katherine Moller

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So, in my last blog I talked about how financial advice can carry over into the music world.  This month I wanted to continue with this theme. Primary Reimbursement – you probably know this more as “Pay Yourself First” Which means exactly how it sounds. It is the habit of paying yourself (your savings, retirement [...]

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''Celtic fiddle with a classical twist:
the heart and soul of afiddler, the artistry and finesse of a classical violinist.''