New Article Published on SmartMusic

POSTED ON March 21, 2017

My decision to have a career in music was made when I was 14. I had no idea what that meant, or what exactly I would do, but I knew it had to be music. At the time, the only choices I could think of were to be a music teacher or a performer. It wasn’t until after earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees, that I discovered the behind-the-scenes part of the music business.

Do you have students, who like me, know they want to have a career in music? One way for them to have a clearer understanding of how the business works is for them to become familiar with different “‘team members”’ and what they do that help to guide and grow an artist’s career.

Read more.


Laura’s First Article for the Danser/Vandoren Newsletter

POSTED ON February 22, 2017

Laura will be writing a series of articles for the Danser/Vandoren Newsletter, aimed at helping the young emerging artist.  The purpose will be to give helpful information on various aspects of the business side of music.  Hopefully, we’ll take some of the mystery out of it!  Here is the first installment, “Do I Need and Electronic Press Kit?”.

Laura Hartmann Clinic: The Art of the Deal

POSTED ON September 21, 2016
In this session we will talk about the basics elements of a contract, why to have a contract, what should be covered in a contract, and the basics of negotiating a fee.  It all sounds pretty scary, right?  We’ll discuss how to take the sting out of negotiating and to hopefully make a deal both sides are comfortable with.  All are welcome!
Saturday, September, 24th @ 2:00pm
New Paltz Community Center
3 Veteran’s Drive
New Palt, NY

Mike Stern joins the LVanHart Roster

POSTED ON December 23, 2015

We are proud to have Mike Stern join our distinguished roster.  One of the most esteemed guiartists of his generation, Mike Stern has had a long and storied career spanning 4 decades.

Click here to view Mike Stern’s artist page.

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