Volunteer + Intern

Volunteer + Intern

Volunteer for single events or intern regular hours each week. Volunteers and interns receive free admission to events, depending on ticket availability. Internships are unpaid.

If you are interested in volunteering at ISSUE, please send a statement of interest along with your curriculum vitae to Amirtha Kidambi, amirtha@issueprojectroom.org

General Operations

General Operations Interns will learn about the ins and outs of live productions by working with ISSUE staff and wide variety of performers and artists. Interns will aid in the daily operations aiding the staff to organize and staff evening events. 5-10 hours with one performance per week.

Marketing & Outreach

Assist Marketing & Outreach director with through the ISSUE Project Room website and social media networks. Posting events on facebook, and other online event listing sites as well as managing the content on the site, including adding new photos, announcements, and media. Produce online content including interviews with artists and members, post ISSUE’s video and audio media archive online, create webcasts of live events. Must be comfortable with HTML. 20-25 hours per week.

Audio/Video Archiving

Recording, editing, and posting the audio and video of ISSUE Project Room’s evening performances online and in digital format. Compile ISSUE’s media from the past, and organize it for searchability, placing links to artist’s sites, and related organizations. Must be organized and meticulous. Interns will be expected to master recordings and set up id tags, edit video and aid in the development of digital distribution. Archiving interns are expected to help out with the general evening operations of ISSUE. 10-15 hours, with one evening performance per week.

Development

Assist Development Director to research proposals that match our programming and fundraising initiatives. Contact foundation programming officers. Draft proposals. Work with staff to insure grants timelines are met. Assist ISSUE to building its membership program. Draft renewal and donation acknowledgement letters. Ensure that donors receive their benefits. Communicate with members regularly. 10-15 hours per week.

Event

Sir Richard Bishop / Tashi Dorji

Sat, September 6, 2014 - 8:00pm

Best known as a member of the Sun City Girls, Sir Richard Bishop is master guitarist whose improvisations effortlessly absorb sounds of India, the Middle East, North Africa and others into a highly original body of work. A Bhutanese guitarist based in Asheville, Tashi Dorji's revelatory style is unbound by tradition.

Event

Charles Curtis & Tashi Wada

Fri, September 12, 2014 - 8:00pm

Acclaimed cellists Charles Curtis and and Judith Hamann perform Los Angeles-based composer Tashi Wada's Duets for cello, a NY premiere in anticipation of their forthcoming recorded release. The program also includes Curtis performing works for solo cello by Alvin Lucier, JS Bach, and Luigi Dallapiccola.

Event

Yoshi Wada & Tashi Wada

Sat, September 13, 2014 - 8:00pm

Esteemed composer and Fluxus artist Yoshi Wada makes a rare NYC appearance accompanied by his son, composer Tashi Wada. Together, they present an expansive duo performance using a unique mixture of acoustic and electronic instruments including: sirens, alarm bells, audio generators, bagpipes and reed organ.