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


Marketing & Outreach

Assist ISSUE's Marketing & Outreach director to generate interest and spread the word about ISSUE's productions via online media and social networks. Gain experience in event production and promotion strategies, embark on research projects on ISSUE artists, and create online content with materials from ISSUE's audio and video archives.
10-15 hours, and one performance per week.


Audio/Video Archiving

Help ISSUE record, edit, catalog and share audio and video from ongoing and previous performances in digital format. Must be organized and meticulous! Archiving volunteers are expected to help out with the general event operations at ISSUE as well. Experience with Reaper and Adobe Premiere is a plus!
10-15 hours, and one performance per week.


Development

Assist ISSUE's Development Director to research proposals that match our programming and fundraising initiatives. Contact foundation programming officers, draft proposals, and work with staff to insure grants timelines are met. Development volunteers also assist in regular operations for our Membership program.
10-15 hours, and one performance per week.

Event

Marcus Schmickler & Yarn/Wire

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00pm

Piano/percussion quartet Yarn/Wire premiere a new work by German experimentalist Marcus Schmickler, a microtonal work for keyboards and mallets, juxtaposing fixed pitch with pitch continua. Schmickler also presents a new eight-channel electronics work tracing parallels between linguistics and sound.

Event

Artists-In-Residence 2014

Raúl De Nieves & Colin Self: The Fool

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 8:00pm
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:00pm

Artist-in-Residence Raúl De Nieves and Colin Self premiere their new multimedia chamber opera, "The Fool." A four-act work scored for chorus and string-ensemble, "The Fool" is a mystical and allegorical journey performed by a group of friends in their quest to unite themselves one with the other.

Event

RB / Eli Keszler

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 8:00pm

One of the most finely tuned ears in music, Berlin's RB has described his music as “playing the traditional music of imaginary species.” He plays solo alongside fellow PAN artist Eli Keszler. The percussionist/composer debuts a new trio work featuring performers Tom Chiu and Leila Bordreuil.