When the times come that society opens up for dialogue and collective improvement, the consideration of intersectionality becomes more important than ever. Obstacles pile up the more of these “little boxes” society manages to fit you in: race, gender, age, financial status, health condition, etc. Cafemnee is a project I created many years ago with the firm purpose of removing some of those obstacles and open the path for artistes, more specifically, for female musicians.
This episode brings the opportunity to check our options and draw a map together so each one of you can choose the most promising path to a stable income from the internet.
We now have a platform with private forums where members can share exercises and WIPs for others to provide feedback. We have a gallery of lessons that they can revisit whenever they want. We had videocalls and shared screenings, we learned together to use a wide arrangement of virtual tools. It was enriching, it was empowering, and it allowed us to rise together against the challenge of the pandemic.
This marks 20 episodes of Success Beyond The Score! What started as a friendly little effort to help the musicians I know find their way in the professional music world has turn into a major resource with five starts in iTunes, and I could not be happier.
Are you a woman in music and/or do you know women in music? There is a brilliant opportunity to develop skills and connect with fellow female musicians with Cafemnee’s online workshop!
Some of you are already familiar with Cafemnee, my project to empower women in music through education, promotion and networking. We have two big events per year, and the next one, called “Pleasing Your Audience”, is coming on Saturday 4th April.
Revealed: 25 Secrets Of The Successful Gigging Musician, Singer, Rapper & Spoken Word Artiste is the best of the best in terms of advice to help you find your path in music, a refined and practical guide that comes from my experience as a multi-award saxophonist.
I think any moment is perfect to take on projects we are excited about, and that’s why my brand new podcast, Beyond The Score, launches with two episodes TOMORROW!
Cafemnee, Millicent’s very own network of female musicians, will have a workshop this upcoming Saturday 9th November. As part of the activities of the day, Millicent will teach vocal improvisation.