Erica Jacobsohn has over 20 years experience working in the music industry, including in the development office of San Francisco Performances, the Bay Area's premier concert presenter; as an artist manager at Schmidt Artists, a boutique management agency in New York City; and as the founding director of Curtis On Tour and artistic administrator at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music, where she also provided career guidance to the school’s top performers. She is also a business owner booking, managing, and presenting musical artists. Ms. Jacobsohn has a background in clarinet performance. She divides her time between New York City and Berlin, where she curates the Sideman Projekt.
Ms. Jacobsohn provides an array of services for musical artists at all career stages from conservatory student to seasoned professional. These include booking and management; individual career guidance sessions for young artists and those in a transitional phase of their careers; and workshops delving into the practical "business of the business" for conservatories, music schools, youth orchestras, and other educational institutions. Additional services offered to both individual artists and to organizations are PR material creation and editing, including website design and maintenance; tour planning and promotion; contract negotiation; and personal assistant services. Current and past clients include Natalie Cressman, Liberty Ellman, Josh Roseman, Roberto Díaz, Elissa Lee Koljonen, and Classical Movements.
Providing management and booking concerts for musicians is at the heart of what Erica Jacobsohn does. Her practical experience working with artists, presenters, students, and other managers informs the content of the array of services she offers. Artists on the roster are committed to passing their knowledge on to the next generation. See the Artist Workshop page for more information.