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90-minute Music Mgmt Consultation


80 per session Virtual OK

In the realm of folk/roots/blues music, I will sit with you and find out where you're at , where you'd like to be and offer insights on a few "best next steps" you can consider, to help move your performing musician's career forward. With over twenty years' experience in the music industry, I won't claim to have all the answers, but I will manage to prompt some thoughtful options for you to consider. I will follow up our meeting/session with an outline that will include notes from our chat, extra links to further the exploration of what we talked about, and an offer to contact me with additional questions, should that be helpful.

I'll invite you to consider more than one session, so that we can help move your efforts forward together, and keep an eye on the dream. :)

Training & Qualifications

I have been working in the Canadian folk/blues industry for twenty years, have help shepherd artists ' careers successfully, worked with large and small festivals and conferences in every aspect, and continue to be heavily involved in strategic planning to increase opportunities for my music clients. Have serve one term on the Board of Directors of Canada's largest membership driven folk music organization and continue to partipate actively on the advocacy committee. Am also a house concert host since 1996.

Availability & Preferences

I'm usually available weekdays, with notice. And although I prefer the face-to-face chat, we can certainly sit across the virtual table for a Skype meeting! :)

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Nicole

Feb 16, 2021
I had a fantastic experience with Nicole! She provided me with many valuable tips and ideas based on her industry expertise and years of experience as... a music manager. She has a naturally warm disposition and provided a professional, yet relaxed atmosphere for our call. I got the sense that she genuinely cares and wants me to succeed in my project, which I really appreciate. She was honest about the challenges I would face with my project timeline, but also emphasized that with the skillful use of the right tools, it would be very possible to reach my goal. I was also pleasantly surprised at how thorough she was in reviewing my online material prior to our call. I will likely book sessions with Nicole going forward and highly recommend working with her! show more
Aug 24, 2017
Wonderful help~
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Inactive User received session of 90-minute Music Mgmt Consultation from Nicole
Jun 23, 2017
Nicole is such a positive and encouraging person, and I thoroughly enjoyed our conversation about getting started in the music industry. I'm looking f...orward to sifting through the information she gives me in a follow-up email and joining her Facebook group for songwriters. She certainly knows her stuff and you can tell that she is passionate about the creative process and helping people dig deep into a creative space/mindset. I'm also looking forward to catching up with her soon about my progress on some of the things we discussed in our Skype call! Thanks Nicole!show more
Jun 05, 2017
Nicole is amazing. Super knowledgeable and really cares about me and my succes! Also super sweet and kind. So excited and grateful I'm working with he...r! Thanks so much Nicole!show more
Apr 07, 2017
Nicole was *simply* awesome. I'm new to songwriting and she's obviously got experience coaching all skill levels of musician. She also has access to a...n ocean of resources and I feel like the session was extremely valuable to the amount of Simbi spent. What's more, she was enthusiastic about keeping the conversation going and developing the relationship. What a great person! show more
Michael received unit of Online Lesson Coordination from Nicole
May 15, 2020
Great to work with, very patient and good at describing desired results.
May 04, 2020
Thank you, Nicole!
Mar 31, 2020
Amazing work - incredibly thoughtful and helpful. Definitely work with Nicole if you want to take you work to a new level.
Mar 19, 2020
Nicole is awesome. Really thorough and very friendly. Loved her work.
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Inactive User provided unit of Custom Logos for Nicole
Mar 07, 2018
Nicole is awesome.


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About Nicole Colbeck

Mom of three wonderful "children" (all grown and theoretically moved out), I am also a person who keeps being amazed at how much there is to learn, yet. By day, I am a music manager, and by night - a concert host, a crocheter, a lover of books, music and coffee. From our home in the urban west end of the city, to our off-grid, solar-powered cottage, we live a life that is never static... never boring. It means a lot to me to have the opportunity to shift my thinking when it comes to economy, gifting, sharing and exchanging. Please... reach out to me. From my website: "Nicole Colbeck has honed her skills through the various events and management opportunities on her path since 1996. From promotion to production, from planning to management, all aspects of events and career management have been part of the experience that goes into what little acorn music management is today. little acorn music [and event] management began its journey in November of 2010. With a focus on artist management partnerships, Nicole also consults with artists on an occasional basis. Whether working with artists on individual projects or strategizing with them through longterm career plans, Nicole's insights are both fresh and seasoned, offering a perfect blend of irreverence and respect for what's gone before." In addition to all this, my family and I have hosted dozens of house concerts in our living room. These have allowed us to open our doors to international touring artists, supporting live music and the creators who make it happen; and it has permitted us to bring that music to people through an intimate, magical experience. As me about it!show more

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