This workshop has been featured at The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, the Longy School of Music, the Chamber Music America Conference, the first annual Imagination, Inquiry, and Innovation Institute, regularly for the public in NYC, and at various Universities around the country.
"I would have paid $1000 for this workshop! " - Ann Teed
All musicians, whether they have management or not, depend on their network of personal relationships to obtain the concert bookings and teaching offers that shape careers.
Like the technical facility we develop on our instruments, effective communication skills need to be learnedand then practiced on a regular basis.
This is an experiential workshop where you will:
- visualize your desired professional life
- practice how to better engage in conversation
- learn strategies on how to build the relationships you need to get there
- immediately use your new and improved skills to meet potential colleagues and employers in the room Read more about this workshop...
Wine will be served
Tickets: $15 + small online ticketing fee
Shetler Studios ~ NYC
244 West 54th Street b/t Broadway and 8th Avenue
(take elevator to the 12th floor, go up one flight of stairs to the Penthouse)
"It was a fantastic experience learning how to get to know ourselves in order to connect with others and move closer towards our goals. I look forward to more CHOPS events in the future!"
- Chi-Chi Bestmann, violist
"This was a workshop that answered the most important issues for me on networking, and it was great to practice all the tips you shared in a real way!."
- Eunbi Kim, Pianist
"Everyone was able to open up and really get down to the nuts and bolts of how to make meaningful connections with other professionals. Thanks Jessica for a wonderful event!"
-John-Morgan Bush, Tuxedo Revolt
"She put everyone at ease right from the start and made the somewhat daunting process of networking feel natural, and even fun. Everyone who attended benefited from it, including me. Check it out!"
- Edna Landau, Musical America
"It contained vital and true info that is absolutely NOT taught in schools. Spend 10 years trying to figure it out yourself, or spend 2 hours with Jessica and get schooled on real-world networking."
-Aaron Thurston, Lucy Music
"The event was organized, practical, fun, engaging... and I left with some very useful information that I will begin to employ immediately."