50 State Sonata Project Information
The Music: A 12-14 minute, multi-movement piece for violin + piano.
The Process: Each commissioner receives two one-on-one skype sessions with the composer to discuss and workshop the piece.
The Money: $50 per commissioner (about the cost of buying new sheet music) and $50 from each commissioner's sponsor, with all other funding being sought via grants.
The Concerts: Each violinist will perform their premiere of the piece in their state during 2016.
3-Part Press Package:
1. Photo + Bio included in an interactive map on this website.
2. One press release sent to at least two news sources in every state announcing the project.
3. One press release sent to at least two sources each the month before a premiere, personalized to the commissioner.