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- Presenter: Tad Gray, CFP, CIMA; Wealth Advisor, Buckingham Strategic Wealth
Q: When is the state of Illinois going to be processing unemployment applications under the new rules? A: IDES is actively processing applications under the new rules now – see the PDF below for details.
Q: Are you eligible for the extra $600 in unemployment if you are a part-time worker? A: YES. Answered here by Jeff Levine:
Q: Are there emergency funds available for international students? A: Here’s one through IIE; nominations accepted through April 26. A huge list of resources available to freelance artists is available here. Please also check with your educational institution for direct opportunities; many are launching these.
Update: The PPP program has received another round of funding, and new guidelines have been released that both encourage large companies to return funds and make it less possible for them to access loans in the new round. Also, kudos to Shake Shack because they returned theirs voluntarily before this all went down. You can even get their tasty burgers delivered to your house …. don’t ask us how we know.
2021 Google Calendar
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Workshops and orientation sessions exclusively for 2021 composers and performers.
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Recording & Rehearsal Techniques
Topics include professionalism, rehearsal techniques, recording yourself (for individuals and ensembles working remotely), tools/plugins for network performance, and lighting design.
Arts Business Bootcamp
Topics include: transitioning from college to career, starting an arts organization, fundraising (individual, corporate, foundation, crowdfunding), financial management, budgeting, booking/sales, marketing, and bios/resumes/interview skills.
Topics include: artistic programming, audience-centric programming, arts-integrated educational programming, fundamentals of civic practice, public speaking, photography, Deep Listening, an exploration of Pauline Oliveros’s network art, a Harvard case study with Paul Wang, and panel discussions on video game/film music and opera (with Chicago Opera Theater).
Publishing and Commissioning
Topics include working with a publisher, self-publishing, and commissioning agreements.