How it works:
Both Musicians/Singers and Venues/Locations register and connect with each other via our matchmaking site. Once registered, performers can request particular time slots at different venues, and venues can request performers as well. You can all communicate with one another via the matchmaking site. It’s very user friendly, and there are plenty of ways to define what your needs are!
IMPORTANT NOTE: Log in regularly to keep up-to-date with new invitations and new performer profiles. In the beginning there won’t be so many, but more participants (music makers and music venues/hosts) will come in daily.
Anyone from beginners to seasoned professionals are invited to participate in Make Music Day. If you are interested in participating you just register on our Matchmaking Portal, which allows you to request certain time slots at different venues. Venues can be any place from parking lots to traditional music halls. You can include all your needs for your particular performances in your profile when you register (i.e. electricity, pianos, or general quietness).
Almost anywhere can be a venue! You are able to set your own boundaries when you register as a venue, and we encourage people to think outside of the box as to what a venue can be. This year, there is an option to host online/virtual music performances, too. We do encourage venues to be outside mainly (with a ‘rain location’ in case of weather issues) in keeping with the traditional feeling of inclusiveness and discovery that Make Music Day is about. In the past there have been many performances in parking lots, porches, parks, rooftops, etc. As a venue you are also able to review performance requests and approve only the ones that make sense for your venue logistically. Find performances now on the Matchmaking Portal.
Virtual Community Drumming Activity
Pick up a free pair of drumsticks from our office, and make a video from home! Virtually gather your friends to jam over a funk rhythm, then send in your individual videos to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 18. We will create a compilation of your drumming videos to share on social media on Make Music Day, June 21st!
Drumsticks are limited – first come, first served. Email email@example.com to reserve a pair and participate in this online community event.
Virtual Harmonica Learning – Mary Had A Little Lamb
Pick up a free harmonica from our office, and learn Mary Had A Little Lamb! Take a video of yourself playing the song, and send it in to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 18. We will create a compilation of your videos to share on social media on Make Music Day, June 21st
Harmonicas are limited – first come, first served. Email email@example.com to reserve a harmonica and participate in this online community event.
Create your own Make Music Day poster!
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