Top Ten Tips To Mastering The Twitterverse And Social Media

How to Win Friends and Influence People!

1936 Edition of Carnegie's Classic Tome
1936 Edition of Carnegie’s Classic Tome

How is it, 76 years after Dale Carnegie taught us How to Win Friends and Influence People in the first best-selling self-help book ever published, that we’re more baffled today than ever?

Type “How do I get people to like me” into Google and you’ll get links to five billion listings, nearly one for every person on the planet! Typing “How do I get people to follow me on Twitter?” produces two billion results. Type “If You’re Not online …” and Google will finish the sentence for you by adding the words “you don’t exist…,” producing 300,000,000 links.

For musicians and performing artists, the question is more than a matter of solipsistic, existential philosophy though, it’s a matter of survival.

So if you’re a performing artist wondering how to get someone to like your Facebook page, or just one of the two billion people wondering how to get people to follow you on Twitter, here are our …

Top Ten Tips To Mastering The Twitterverse And Social Media

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Barbara Smith Conrad: Grace And Fire!

Barbara Smith Conrad‘s career would be remarkable enough, having sung so many of the major roles with legendary conductors in all of the great opera houses around the globe, her artistry honored by both Presidents and Popes. But it is … Read more…

Introducing BramwellTovey.com!

“He is the very model of a modern orchestral maestro… Not only is he a supremely gifted conductor and music director, a much published composer, a pianist (classical and jazz) and a dreamer of big projects, he is also the … Read more…

Vancouver Website System Used By Global, Grammy Award-winning Clientele!

A Vancouver team’s dynamic website system is used by an internationally-renowned, performing arts clientele that includes Grammy Award-winning artists like the Emerson String Quartet, Maestro Bramwell Tovey and Soprano Ana María Martínez; the official PR representatives of the Metropolitan Opera – Shuman … Read more…

The Big, Bad Bass-Baritone!

Internationally-acclaimed Bass-Baritone Eric Owens will be in Vancouver this week for a concert presented by the Vancouver Recital Society – next Sunday, Oct 21, at 3pm, in the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre. The quote cited for his concert on the VRS website? “Because he … Read more…

Well-Tempered Bach

Last Friday night the Vancouver Recital Society presented Andras Schiff in a recital of Bach’s first Book of Preludes and Fugues at the Chan Centre at UBC. (Andras is managed today by Kirshbaum Demler Associates in New York.) It was a transcendent experience, the … Read more…

My Titanic Daliance With Ricky Martin & Bo Xilai!

It’s amazing how The Titanic keeps coming up! In the news I mean. First there was Director James Cameron‘s death-defying plunge into the icy depths of the Mariana Trench; then the media craze over the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking, … Read more…

Making Music In Manhattan

I was born at the dawn of the Space Age in a nation not yet formed, subject of an Empire that no longer exists. I remember staring starstruck up at Sputnik, that first resounding Soviet shot across our technological prow, watching … Read more…

My Address To Vancouver 2050: Creative City

On Saturday, April 24, 2010,  we staged Vancouver 2050: Creative City, a forum called to envision the city of Vancouver as a creative city in the year 2050. Moderated by Max Wyman, the forum featured addresses by Maestro Bramwell Tovey, Music … Read more…