How to create Massivemuses
What to know:
Massivemuses are groupmuses that are in "unexpected or unique spaces". Any worker-owner or musician owner can submit a proposal for an event. Because massivemuses are designed to draw a larger audience, there are some conditions that should be considered in your proposal.
- A massivemuse shouldn't conflict with another massivemuse in the same month.
- A massivemuse proposal should be submitted 2 months before the event.
- 2 months before, the venue would be booked with terms agreed to. This includes ticket revenue and a split of proceeds
- 1 month before, this time would be used to promote the event!
- Musician-led programming should have a complete theme that meets the below requirements
- Be aligned with Groupmuse’s values of presenting music that is timeless, featuring composers, styles, or music that pushes the boundaries of the status quo
- Have more performers than a normal groupmuse can accommodate (e.g., string sextet, chamber orchestra) *and/or*
- “Star” performers who are visiting from out of town
- The Worker-Owner or Musician-Owner “sponsor” must be confident they can bring a minimum 75% capacity will be reached.
- After administrative work, Groupmuse must collect a minimum $300
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- A maximum of 3 email blasts about the event
- With pre-approval, some administrative work can be compensated to the Musician-Owner
Massivemuse project timeline
2 Months before to the event:
- Send the proposal to all Musician-Owners and worker-owners. Use the #ideas-and-feedback channel on Discord.
- If the performer is not a Musician-Owner: a Musician-Owner or Worker-Owner must agree to be the “sponsor” of the Massivemuse.
1.5 Months before to the event:
- Create event page for approval
1 Month before the event:
- Final draft of email blast is completed
- Use #email-blast channel to work with Worker-Owners to schedule email blasts
- Schedule all email blasts no sooner than 2 weeks before the event date