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This album is a celebration of women composers, championing the intellectual and emotional expression of these women's work.
This album is a celebration of women composers, championing the intellectual and emotional expression of these women's work.
222 backers pledged $21,283 to help bring this project to life.

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I have always been inspired by women in the arts. These incredible women come from many genres and have brought diverse perspectives to my vision. We are in the perfect social and artistic climate to address the importance and necessity of women’s work and the deep global impact that it has. Sadly, that powerful impact is not always acknowledged and celebrated and I must do my part to change that. As an artist, my primary mode of championing that importance is through music.

“Intuition” is a celebration of women composers. It features some of my newest compositions, the works of other contemporary female composers, and unique arrangements of songs by legendary songwriters such as Joni Mitchell and Violeta Parra.

By acknowledging women composers in this album, I hope to inspire the current and next generation of female composers to continuously press towards excellence in every work we create. What we have to contribute to the world around us is valid and powerful and it all starts with what we express from our minds and hearts, our convictions and INTUITION.

Budget 

I am so excited about this album and the musicians, producers, arrangers and engineers I will be working with to bring this project to life. Making an album is not only a lot of work but there are many necessary expenses required to create a quality product. Here is what $18,400 will pay for: 

  • Rehearsal Studio 
  • Recording Studio 
  • Great Musicians 
  • Engineers 
  • Producers 
  • Arrangers 
  • Mixing and Mastering 
  • CD Artwork/Design 
  • Merchandise Manufacturing 

As an unsigned independent artist, these expenses would be impossible for me to cover without your help. Join me in this journey to create something exciting and inspiring. Together we can do this!

‘Stretch Goals’ 

The project goal only covers the making of the album and the merchandise. However, in order for this album to be heard throughout the world it needs Radio and Print PR. The stretch goal of $22,400 (only 4K more) will give the music the opportunity to be heard in places impossible for me to reach without PR. 

 

Risks and challenges

The plan is to record at the top of the year in January 2018. The studio, musicians and rehearsal space have already been booked. Music always has risks and challenges such as meeting recording deadlines and such. But the team I have in place to see this project through to the end makes all risks and challenges easy to overcome. We got this!

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    Deluxe Digital Download

    Thanks for supporting the music! You will get a digital download of the album + a PDF of the lyrics and artwork.

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    "Intuition" Hardcopy

    You will get a physical CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    Autographed "Intuition"

    You will get a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    Sweet Secret Recipe

    If there's one thing I love almost as much as singing, it's baking sweet homemade goodness! You will get 2 of my Sweet Secret Recipes AND

    a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    Vintage Vinyl

    Let the record play! You will get "Intuition" on standard black vinyl AND

    2 Sweet Secret Recipes + a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    Autographed Vintage Vinyl

    You will get a signed vinyl of "Intuition" AND

    2 Sweet Secret Recipes + a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    'Thank You' Album Credit

    Your name will appear in the 'special thanks' section of the album liner notes AND

    A signed vinyl of "Intuition" + 2 Sweet Secret Recipes + a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    "Intuition" Behind-the-Scenes

    You will get the behind-the-scenes video of the making of "Intuition" with interviews from the entire band! AND

    A 'Thank You' Album Credit + a signed vinyl of "Intuition" + 2 Sweet Secret Recipes + a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    Inside "Intuition"

    You will have a 2 hour live interactive viewing of me recording "Intuition" in the studio followed by a Q&A where you can ask away! AND

    "Intuition" Behind-the-Scenes + a 'Thank You' Album Credit + a signed vinyl of "Intuition" + 2 Sweet Secret Recipes + a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    VIP Premium Tickets

    We get to hang! You will get 2 free tickets to any one of my shows for the 2018/2019 season plus a backstage pass, pre-show dinner backstage with me and the band, and a live show song dedication! AND

    Inside "Intuition" + "Intuition" Behind-the-Scenes + a 'Thank You' Album Credit + a signed vinyl of "Intuition" + 2 Sweet Secret Recipes + a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    Personal Live Duo Skype Performance

    Let's get personal! You will get a live duo performance just for you via Skype of your favorite 4 tunes from "Intuition" and/or my previous album "Timeless" AND

    2 VIP Premium Tickets + Inside "Intuition" + "Intuition" Behind-the-Scenes + a 'Thank You' Album Credit + a signed vinyl of "Intuition" + 2 Sweet Secret Recipes + a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    Live Duo House Concert

    Let me serenade you in your home! You will get a live duo house concert (NYC, DC, NJ, Philly only) AND

    2 VIP Premium Tickets + Inside "Intuition" + "Intuition" Behind-the-Scenes + a 'Thank You' Album Credit + a signed vinyl of "Intuition" + 2 Sweet Secret Recipes + a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    Executive Producer Credit

    This is major! You will get an executive producer credit on the album. Your name will be listed big and bold on the album booklet AND

    Live Duo House Concert or Duo Skype Performance + 2 VIP Premium Tickets + Inside "Intuition" + "Intuition" Behind-the-Scenes + a 'Thank You' Album Credit + a signed vinyl of "Intuition" + 2 Sweet Secret Recipes + a signed CD + the Deluxe Digital Download

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    Live Full Acoustic Band House Concert

    You get it ALL! The full quartet will come to your house and perform for you and your friends and family! (NYC, DC, NJ, Philly only) Plus mega merchandise, personal 'Thank You' video on all of my social media platforms and a handwritten letter of my gratitude AND

    Executive Producer Credit + 2 VIP Premium Tickets Inside "Intuition" + "Intuition" Behind-the-Scenes + a 'Thank You' Album Credit + 10 signed vinyls of "Intuition" + 2 Sweet Secret Recipes + 10 signed CDs + the Deluxe Digital Download

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