Launch your Performing Career with local clients across Maryland and D.C. Perform at a myriad of unforgettable events such as concerts, recitals, sophisticated receptions, and elegant weddings. Let your artistry take center stage as you inspire audiences with your craft.

Who’s it For?

Peabody performers (current students and recent alumni) who are passionate about sharing their craft with the community while gaining valuable performance experience! All performance areas welcome (voice, instrumental, dance, etc.)! We are looking for a diverse group of talents to join our program and perform for an ever-expanding list of local events.


  • Perform your favorite works for paying audiences!
  • Set your own rates.
  • Curate your own programs and set lists.
  • Expand your network by connecting with local clients seeking top-tier talent.
  • Collaborate through our Performer Referral Service, forming dynamic new ensembles and crafting performances that captivate audiences through our Collaboration List.

Getting Started

  1. Complete our simple onboarding form. You’ll need:
    1. An active website for you or your ensemble,
    2. An approval email from your applied instructor, sent to [email protected] (not required for alumni)
  2. Browse Curated Performance Opportunities on Handshake.
  3. Apply with your basic information and any additional requested materials, including proposed programming, fee, contact information, website, etc.
  4. When selected by a client, arrange details and set your fee.
  5. Perform and Get Paid!

Additional Help

LAUNCHPad is here to help! We can provide mentorship in creating website and marketing materials, crafting applications, communicating with clients, negotiating rates, and more. Click here to make an appointment.