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Where’s My Creative Community?

There is nothing better as an artist than to feel like you are at the center of a tightly knit community of creative, supportive colleagues.  Sometimes that magic of community has already been created and you’re invited to join in on the fun.  That may be an existing ensemble or

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Looking Back on Idea to Impact 2021

This month, we celebrate the culmination of our seventh round of Idea To Impact, one of our signature iCadenza programs. Each completion is bittersweet, with a new cohort of I2I alumni out in the world, accelerating growth and change. This fearless group started in the spring of 2021 and Julia

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Why do they always seem to get the call?

Some people seem to know everyone.  Do you know someone like this? Let’s call her Lucy.  Lucy is always first to be recommended for a gig.  Tons of people want to collaborate and work with her.  When she has a favor to ask, needs people to come to an event,

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Are you putting something off?

Embracing, Understanding, and Navigating around Resistance Are you putting anything off?  Is there something you’re putting off that is really important to you as an artist, important to having the career you’ve always dreamed of having and yet….you just can’t make yourself do it?  Say hello to Resistance.  You might

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3 Keys to Successful Fundraising

Big artistic projects need major support.   Fundraising is key to every major artistic venture. If you’re the engine driving a new artistic project, you want to make the most of your fundraising efforts.  Fundraisers Don’t Always Meet Their Financial Goals Have you been part of a fundraiser that fell short? 

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