By Delara Alviri and Sofia Bergfeld
The first Chicago Music Professionals meeting here at Music Garage was a success, and we already have the second one planned! “Caution – Read Before Signing!” will be held Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 7 to 9:30 pm. This meeting will be focusing on the fine print of contracts- the “gotchas” that can get us all if we’re not careful! After getting feedback about the last event, this meeting will also be more friendly for those who will not be able to make it to the session in person. It will be streamed so that anyone can follow along with their mobile device or computer.
For all the Twitter fanatics out there, you can use this platform to tweet in questions for our presenters, Brian and Brian, to answer. Live tweeting will allow not only our in house audience to stimulate conversation, but also our at-home or on-the-go viewers. The broader the dialogue, the better the engagement, interaction and benefit for all, so we want to extend that circle to our virtual friends as well. “Caution – Read Before Signing!” is filling up quickly and capacity is limited so if you plan to attend – and you should – go to either the CMP group on Meetup.com or the Music Garage event page on Facebook. We all know that streaming a show is never as good as the real performance. That being said, we’re thrilled to be streaming the event, but we do not want you to miss out on the opportunity to network with other attendees at the session. You never know what a simple conversation could lead to!
Chicago Music Professionals has been steadily growing and is now connected with over 120 members on the Meetup site. Anyone can sign up at the website: http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-Music-Professionals/ but CMP additionally has a Facebook page that will post updates about meetings: https://www.facebook.com/chicagomusicprofessionals/. Either platform is an easy way to stay connected with the group and Music Garage.