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Author: Bernhard Kerres

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Be Your Own Manager is a career podcast for classical musicians from the former CEO and Artistic Director of the Vienna Concert House, Bernhard Kerres. Learn how to win your next engagement, how to build up a fan base, and how to market yourself. The podcast is an extension to the career handbook for classical musicians, Be Your Own Manager, which Bernhard co-authored with Bettina Mehne.
More about the podcast and the book on www.be-your-own-manager. com and www.hellostage.com.
You can also support the podcast on www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres.
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What makes a good story and why should you think about stories? Your bio, your website, even your concert program is a story. Bernhard Kerres shares some secrets of good stories with you.More about the podcast and the book on www.hellostage.com. You can also support the podcast on www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres.Thanks for listening! 
Summer is coming! Time for holidays. But also for reflection. Bernhard Kerres has your summer to-do list for you.More about the podcast and the book on www.hellostage.com. You can also support the podcast on www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres.Thanks for listening! 
When marketing in the digital age we all flock to social media. It is so easy. But if you look at the numbers it is a big waste of time. In our latest episode, Bernhard Kerres, compares the effectiveness of social media to e-mail newsletters. What has been your experience?More about the podcast and the book on www.hellostage.com. You can also support the podcast on www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres.Thanks for listening! 
20/19 Videos!

20/19 Videos!

2019-06-0500:12:53

Videos are today an almost must for musicians. Videos give promoters, artistic director, agents, etc. the opportunity to get to know an artist better before actually having them audition or engaging them. Most competitions use videos today. But there is a difference what the target audience of a video is. Bernhard Kerres speaks about the different kinds of videos for classical musicians. You can find good examples for videos on the HELLO STAGE webpage at: www.hellostage.com/?p=2049More about the podcast and the book on www.hellostage.com. You can also support the podcast on www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres.Thanks for listening!
In our latest career podcast for classical musicians, Bernhard Kerres talks about how to write a good application for a concert or performance. He suggests to do research, focus on quality over quantity, and to follow up. What is your experience?More about the podcast and the book on www.hellostage.com. You can also support the podcast on www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres.Thanks for listening!
18/19 Get Paid!

18/19 Get Paid!

2019-05-1500:16:01

Again and again musicians tell us that they play for free. An article in the Dutch newspaper NOS says that even the world famous Concertgebouw in Amsterdam does not pay artists for lunchtime concert. Simon Reinink argues it with the opportunity for artists to gain concert experience. In this episode of Be Your Own Manager, Bernhard Kerres makes a point that musicians and artists need to get paid for their work.In other news, Bernhard introduces the new website dedicated to Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suites -> www.jsbachcellosuites.com. Cellist Marianne Dumas presents all her groundbreaking research and the background to her outstanding recording of the cello suites on that site.More about the podcast and the book on www.be-your-own-manager.com and www.hellostage.com. You can also support the podcast on www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres.Thanks for listening!
This weeks Be Your Own Manager podcast is in German!Dies ist die Aufzeichnung einer Podiumsdiskussion zum Thema Karriere heute. Die Diskussion wurde im Rahmen des Festivals Rising Stars der Musikhochschulen Freiburg, Karlsruhe und Stuttgart am 3. Mai 2019 in Karlsruhe aufgenommen. Bernhard Kerres spricht mit den Gästen über die beruflichen Herausforderungen an junge Musikerinnen und Musiker.Die Gäste sind:Hannah Bregler, ehemalige Fagottistin, die heute die "Musikfeste auf dem Lande" des Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festivals leitet;die Pianistin und Spezialistin für zeitgenössische Musik, Magdalena Cerezo Falces; unddie Rektorin der staatlichen Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Stuttgart, Dr. Regula Rapp.
Selling leads to engagements. That's why we need to learn about it. In today's episode, Bernhard Kerres talks about the differences of direct and indirect sales and what that means for musicians. His recommendations is to focus significantly more on direct sales than on marketing and social media.Furthermore in the podcast an introduction to the 14th International Mozart Competition Salzburg 2020 for violin, piano, and horn. The online application for the competition is already open.If you like that podcast consider supporting it on Patreon www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres. More information on the things we do and a form to contact us can be found on www.hellostage.com. Thank you!
In our latest Be Your Own Manager podcast, Bernhard Kerres talks about contracts. Even an oral agreement can be a contract. Documenting it might be helpful. Also, contracts should be read and can be negotiated.Furthermore in the podcast an introduction to the 14th International Mozart Competition Salzburg 2020 for violin, piano, and horn. The online application for the competition is already open.If you like that podcast consider supporting it on Patreon www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres. Thank you!
A recent article on Artsy.net cited a study that not your creativity but friends make you famous - at least that seemed to have been the case at the beginning of the 20th century when abstract art emerged. Bernhard Kerres takes this study as a starting point to ponder what that could mean for classical musicians. Also some first information on the upcoming International Mozart Competition Salzburg 2020 for violin, horn and piano.If you like this podcast please support it and enjoy a wide variety of benefits. Go to www.patreon.com/bernhardkerres for more information. Thank you :)
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