Experience: Publicity

1983 - 85 Chairman, Annapolis Spring Festival (Coordination of all aspects of a city-wide weekend event, including parades, stages, in-street activities and displays) Wrote and disseminated all press releases.
1986 - present Writing of press releases in a generic format for artists to use in publicizing their gigs. On a contract basis, providing publicity services to artists to publicize bookings.
1988 - 97 Concert production for Hard Travelers at various mid-sized venues, including the Weinberg Center (Frederick, MD), the Wheeler Opera House (Aspen, CO), Avalon Theatre (Easton, MD) and Maryland Hall (Annapolis, MD) Wrote and disseminated all press releases.
1988 - 89 Concert production, Hard Travelers Concert for Cystic Fibrosis (Downs Park, Pasdena, MD) with Glenn Yarborough. Wrote all press releases.
1990 Producer, Bay Folk recording for One Million Marylanders, a division of the Governor's office. (Included concept development, song selection, liaison to artists, arranging for mechanicals, recording and mastering.) Provided copy for a majority of the press releases.
1990 - 91 Concert production, Hard Travelers Concert for Cystic Fibrosis (Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD) with Emmylou Harris, Barbara Mandrell. (Included stage managing, marketing, publicity and program creation)
1992 - 94 Concert production, Hard Travelers Concert for Cystic Fibrosis (Pier Six Pavilion, Baltimore MD) with Lee Greenwood, the Oak Ridge Boys, Kathy Mattea. (Included stage managing, marketing, publicity and program creation)
1995 - 97 Concert production, Hard Travelers Concert for Cystic Fibrosis (Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, MD) with Kenny Rogers, Alabama. (Included stage managing, marketing, publicity and program creation)
1995 Executive producer, Dreamcatcher recording by Buddy Renfro (Included budget preparation, selection of and coordination with musicians, studio mastering and duplication facilities, design and creation of album art.) Handled publicity for CD reviews and release party.
1997 - 98 Concert production, Concert benefiting the Maryland School for the Blind (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD) with Ray Charles, Smothers Brothers. (Included stage managing, marketing and publicity)
1997 - 2000 Co-producer with artist of mid-sized (275 to 400 seats) concerts. Responsibilities include budget design, consultation, designing flyer, writing and coordinating publicity and stage managing.
1999 Provided publicity services to theatre production, Magic, Music, Myth, which was presented in the DC metro area.