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About gretapope

Dr. Greta Pope has enjoyed a three decade career as an in-demand entertainer for corporate events, as well as public and private events of all types. She has performed throughout Europe, the Far East, South America and the Caribbean, as well as in the United States and Canada. Dr. Pope is a published author. Her book is entitled Music, Money & You; Managing the Business. It is used in the Chicago Public Schools and is available at booksellers nationwide. Dr. Pope is President/CEO of Greta Pope Entertainment, Inc. since January 1991. The company is in the business of Entertainment Production, Publishing, Recording and Educating. Greta Pope Entertainment products include the shows Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, American Songbook, American Jazz in Paris and International Intourlude. The most recent Greta Pope Entertainment, Inc. production is the very popular MOTOWN...Pride of the Motor City! show. For more info visit www.gretapope.com Dr. Greta Pope is the founder of the PrivateMusicStudio.net, where she offers Business Education products for Singers, including Business Courses, Business Consultations, Voice Lessons and Piano Lessons. She also hosts The Business Savvy Singer Podcast. For more information or to join the "tribe" of Business Savvy Singers, visit www.privatemusicstudio.net

Music, Money & You; Managing the Business

by Dr. Greta Pope “We arrived at Elmendorf Air Force base in Anchorage, Alaska at 2:00 p.m. on a February afternoon. I was stunned! It was very cold and… it was dark! I’d heard that Alaska was dark for extended … Continue reading

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How Do I Get Sponsored in the Music Industry?

Sponsorship in the music industry can be a very lucrative way to help build your brand and your career whether you’re just starting out or your well established in the music industry. Thanks to social media, websites, and the array … Continue reading

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Meet Donovan Mixon, Founder of Performance Ear Training!

Singers…Have you ever felt inadequate because you couldn’t effectively communicate with your musicians? Or have you ever wanted to sing harmony parts more easily? If so, this episode is for you! Join us to hear from ear training expert, Donovan … Continue reading

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Why is social media so important to the music industry? 

It’s rare these days that you meet someone who isn’t on social media. We use our social platforms to keep in touch with friends, share important moments in our lives, and for entertainment. How often do you look up a … Continue reading

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Meet Singer-Songwriter Scott Hildebrand

Scott Hildebrand is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, whose music pulls from genres such as the Chicago Blues of his hometown, as well as Indie Folk, Americana and Rock & Roll. Through his musical journeys he strives to inspire open-mindedness and … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It is particularly important this year to celebrate the Americans that have kept our Country going throughout the pandemic. Greta Pope Entertainment would like to take this opportunity … Continue reading

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Vocal Style Fusion

fb.watch/7NycJO2kU0/ This is an excellent example of Vocal Style Fusion. Ella Fitzgerald sings Cream’s Sunshine of Your Love with such authority, employing Jazz sensibilities, along with a Rock, Funk, R&B and Pop awareness. She absolutely commands this song as she … Continue reading

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What does it mean to build your brand in the music industry?

When you think of any famous singers, musicians, or artists what do you think of?  While you probably think of your favorite song or performance, you might also think of their logo, their website, their social media presence, or the … Continue reading

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Why Music?

Music can change lives. Continue reading

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Meet Saraswathi Ranganathan

Saraswathi is an Indian Raga Artist. She is a cross cultural, ambassador, performer, composer and educator. Her mission is one stage, one music, one community. Saraswathi sings and plays a very beautiful instrument called the Veena, which is the National … Continue reading

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