How to do a benefit concert

I want to personally thank everyone who came out to the Benefit Concert for the Make-A-Wish foundation last week. I’ve been thinking about the process of getting ready for a concert and everything that went into making this event happen. Here are some of the things that I learned along the way… 1. You need […]

3 unexpected traits of a Master Coach

Today I was asked how I liked being coached in guitar… The truth is I love it. Every week I’m so fortunate to receive world class coaching doing the thing I love most in this world. I love learning from an expert. My coach – Austin Weyand – is phenomenal. From his bio: Austin Weyand […]

5 tips on how to become a better writer

This post is from a member of the KEvo team. I’ve always loved writing. Something about it brings clarity, peace, and insight into my world. Despite my love for writing, there have been moments in my life where I’ve hated writing. Now is one of those moments. I’m almost done with a writing-intensive class. The class itself is […]

4 Tips on How to be vulnerable

If you haven’t seen this already, watch this: It’s an interesting concept – vulnerability – and one that hits home to many people, including the team here at Kristina Evonne music. So what’s the deal? Why should any of us be vulnerable? According to Brene Brown, we “stop screaming and start listening” and we become […]

What no one tells you about releasing a single

It’s been just over a week since releasing On My Way. The support has been amazing! Thanks for listening, sharing, and buying her debut single! We had a chance to sit down with Kristina and ask her about what she’s experienced in the last week. Here’s what no one tells you about releasing a single: Be […]

7 surprising facts about recording

Kristina released her first single on Friday! Have you heard it yet? Listen to it here, and buy it on iTunes, Amazon, or your favorite digital store! Throughout this adventure there have been some things we learned that might surprise you about the recording process. We talked to John Carter of Thirteen/Eight Productions who gave us an […]

CD Baby vs TuneCore

Getting your music to listeners isn’t as easy as most of us would like. However, there are companies like CD Baby and TuneCore that make that job significantly easier! Through these companies, your music becomes available for digital downloads at places like iTunes and Amazon, and available for listening on sites like Spotify. So which one […]

Meerkat for the DIY Musician

Artists are always on the lookout for better ways to connect with their fans. Meerkat might be the new answer. Meerkat, a new social app, has hit twitter by storm. The service allows someone to share a live video feed to the twitterverse. Anyone, anywhere, can tune into the feed and watch it while it […]

5 questions to ask before you release a single

Releasing your first single as a musician can be terrifying and thrilling all at once. There are so many steps to take along the journey, but once you’re ready to go, make sure you have a few things in order: 1. How will you release your single? You’ve got options! Will you use a service like […]

How to not be perfect

This is a guest post. In high school, I was involved in orchestra. There was a phrase that was drilled into our heads on a daily basis: Perfection is our goal. Excellence will be tolerated. It seems fine in practice, but I didn’t realize the damaging effects until about a decade later. I teach violin […]