MARCH 24TH - APRIL 7TH, 2020






as a classical musician




With the help of industry experts, authors, thought leaders, influencers, coaches, and visionaries, we're empowering you with the information and resources you need to increase your impact and income in a time of uncertainty!

If you are a music student, teacher, professor, performer, freelancer, creative, or small business owner, this event was created specifically with YOU in mind!

Learn From the Best in the Industry

Our expert lineup has been hand-selected to arm you with the strategies and resources you need during this time. Their advice is based on years of experience and will give you actionable steps so you can begin implementing and creating change right away!

This Event is Completely Free

Gaining access to the insights and education provided by these experts would normally set you back hundreds of dollars. However, in this time of need, we have come together to empower you with the education you need to survive this crisis, and set up your future with a sustainable pathway to consistent income!

Watch From Anywhere, Anytime

Keep your social distance by learning from the comfort of your own home. Each session has been pre-recorded and will be immediately accessible upon registration! The summit will be available to watch (and re-watch) at your convenience until 11:59 PM CST on April 7th, 2020.


The 8 Foundations of Building a Digital Business

Flutist turned digital marketer, Nicole Riccardo is the Founder & President of NR Media. After working with multi-million dollar business and gaining 10 years of experience in the field, Nicole’s mission is to empower other musicians, creatives, and freelancers with the business + digital marketing know-how they need in order to create a career doing what they love!


How To Be Memorable: Using Instagram to Support Your Vision & Business

Jolene Madewell is a flutist, teacher, and team member of NR Media, offering branding and graphic design and photography for creatives. Her mission in music and teaching is uncovering Effortless Playing Through Self-Awareness, sharing insights on compassionate self-improvement, practicing with intention, and teaching with awareness. Jolene shares her teaching online via YouTube, Instagram, and her blog, Practice Room Revelations, and teaches private lessons online and in Austin, TX.


11 Essential Tips for Improving Your Website Design

Taylor Rossi is a Boston based Flutist + Social Media Brand Manager and Web Designer for NR Media. She believes in using digital wellness to help musicians and creatives grow their businesses with mindfulness and intention.


How To Create a Thriving Youtube Channel

An award-winning flutist, content creator, and educator, Katie Althen is known to a wide audience for her contributions to the flute community on Instagram and YouTube, where she has amassed a following of over 85,000 and has generated over 4,000,000 views. Katie holds a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School and a Bachelor of Music degree from the New England Conservatory, with additional studies at the Peabody Conservatory, and currently resides in New York City. 


You've got an email list, now what?

How to nurture your subscribers so that they become your biggest fans and best customers

Travis Baird is a violist turned conversion copywriter. Using the research chops he acquired while finishing his doctorate in music, he gathers mountains of data, dives deep for qualitative analysis, and creates emails that make your readers feel 100% seen. Travis is the co-founder of Visualized Copy with his wife Megan. 


The Best Quick Tips to Make Music Video Magic

Gaby Castro is best known for her work as a clarinetist, co-founder, and creative genius of the popular YouTube clarinet ensemble, Four Play Clarinet. She is also the music video maven of Musicians Prime, a platform dedicated to helping musicians leverage their careers with video.


The Music Teacher's Guide to Making an Income Online: Lessons and Beyond

Dr. Katherine Emeneth is an educator, flutist, and helper of people. She has created a suite of online courses specifically for music teachers that cover all aspects of teaching including recruiting students, running a business, and expanding pedagogical and educational impact.


Finding Freedom in a Time of Constraints

After a 30-year journey of playing in pain, Lea Pearson, DMA, helps musicians uncover the causes of their pain and recover their ability to play with joy and ease. As one of the world's first Body Mapping experts, author of Body Mapping for Flutists: What Every Flute Teacher Needs to Know About the Body, a Fulbright Scholar, and a Kennedy Center trained Teaching Artist, she is passionate about changing the way we teach music so no musician will play in pain. 


Collaboration and Capitulation: Navigating A Down-Turn Together

Susan Schwarz is Founder and CEO of Anahata Music Project LLC.  Her Anahata Musicians Directory promotes and connects musicians across communities.  Susan's dual career as a classical singer and arts administrator equips her to address the plight of the gigging musician, and to understand what it means when work dries up.


It Is A Good Idea: How To Define & Refine Business Ideas Into Business Proposals

Zoe Sorrell is a Pittsburgh-based flutist, educator, and entrepreneur who is passionate about uncovering and addressing inequity and inaccessibility in classical music through strategic community engagement. 


Mindset & Staying Motivated During Social Distancing 

Chelsea Tanner is a mindset coach for musicians and is currently the Visiting Assistant Professor of Flute at SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music. 

Brought to you by NR Media.

Nicole Riccardo Media is an all-in-one marketing dream team, and Jill of all trades. From social media management to full marketing plans, website design to graphic design, we've got you covered. 

With a wave of our wands, that sad old pumpkin you call marketing content is going to get a Cinderella-style transformation that will knock your (and your audiences) glass slippers off. 

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