Frances Wilson (AKA The Cross-Eyed Pianist) offers a range of publicity services for classical musicians, from simple social media campaigns and one-off projects to more involved long-term strategies, including profile-building and ongoing publicity support, tailored to the client’s aims and requirements. Services include:
-Writing press and presenter releases
-Contacting national press, broadcasters, independent writers/reviewers, bloggers and podcasters
-Producing other publicity material including advertising flyers
-Social media across several platforms
"I can’t recommend Frances highly enough; a proper musician who also knows how this side of the ‘business’ works" - Tom Hammond, conductor
Frances' clients have featured on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune, local radio, independent podcast interviews, in leading industry publications including Classical Music, Musical Opinion, International Piano and Pianist magazine, and on respected independent classical music websites such as Seen and Heard International, The Classical Source and Planet Hugill.
"An active and experienced musician, she has an insider’s feel for the material with which she is working and has plenty of interesting input for her clients to consider" - James Lisney, concert pianist
Frances Wilson has established a strong presence in the UK classical music world through her blog The Cross-Eyed Pianist (founded in 2010) and her many contacts with musicians through the respected Meet the Artist interview series (launched in 2012).
Highly active on social media, she enjoys a large following online (c11,000 followers), and is a valued member of the UK classical piano scene. As a musician and keen concert-goer herself, she is sympathetic to the needs of musicians, the processes involved in concert preparation, and audience engagement and retention.