News & Press

News & Press : Unision Media
March 22, 2021

The series of 60+ videos, each under a minute, is designed to teach developing artists the key concepts of branding, publicity, social media, and marketing

News & Press : Unision Media
December 23, 2020

Andrew speaks to Con Fuoco about how he formed Unison based on the principles of honesty, transparency, and holding himself and his staff to a higher standard of results.

News & Press : Unision Media
June 5, 2020

Andrew discusses the best social media best practices - and how performing artists can most effectively and efficiently use them to bolster their careers.

News & Press : Unision Media
April 2, 2020

Andrew contributes to an article about 19 things VAN thinks will be different post-COVID—based on over a dozen conversations with people across the music world.

News & Press : Unision Media
March 1, 2020

Andrew discusses the history of The Crypt Sessions and The Angel's Share in his conversation with George Grella of the Brooklyn Rail

News & Press : Unision Media
January 28, 2020

Wynton Marsalis & Nicola Benedetti, Gustavo Dudamel, Warner Classics & Joyce DiDonato, Blanton Alspaugh & ROCO, and the Attacca Quartet all took home statues.

News & Press : Unision Media
January 27, 2020

Forbes spoke to Andrew about his vision for classical music, and his Crypt and Catacomb concerts.

News & Press : Unision Media
December 1, 2019

The honor names him among the trade magazine's top "Movers and Shakers" of the classical music industry.

News & Press : Unision Media
September 3, 2019

Andrew joins the conversation for an informative talk about the state of social media for singers, what a PR firm actually does in classical music, and where he thinks this corner of the industry is going.

News & Press : Unision Media
July 25, 2019

For its work in PR and on its innovative concert series, Unison was awarded the American Prize for Arts Marketing, 2017-18.

News & Press : Unision Media
May 14, 2019

Andrew and Kai talk about the powerful influence his parents have had on him, choosing a major in college based on learning and not job security, and how volunteering at a cat shelter played a role in him getting a job at EMI Records.

News & Press : Unision Media
March 8, 2019

Andrew discusses his first job in the record industry, the inspiration to start his own business, the importance of storytelling, and more in his conversation with Tracy Friedlander

News & Press : Unision Media
March 1, 2018

With more than a decade of experience in the music industry, Andrew Ousley has worked with artists and organizations such as Lawrence Brownlee, Conrad Tao, Kevin Puts, Warner Music, On Site Opera, and more.

News & Press : Unision Media
June 7, 2017

Creator Magazine speaks with Unison Media's founder and president about how the company is changing the way classical music is portrayed.

News & Press : Unision Media
June 5, 2017

Andrew discusses the basics of publicity, social media marketing, websites, and album promotion in a four-part series with NewMusicBox

Opera and Theater’s Prototype Festival Pushed Mostly Online
Associated Press
January 8, 2021

PROTOTYPE's Beth Morrison speaks to Associated Press about the festival's experimental virtual season.

Lawrence Brownlee: Virtuoso, Trailblazer & Activist
Opera News
December 1, 2020

Opera News features Lawrence Brownlee on the cover of its December 2020 issue, highlighting his virtuosity and outspoken advocacy for racial justice.

Paola Prestini on Musical Collaboration in Isolation
Financial Times
November 26, 2020

Paola Prestini speaks with the Financial Times about the joy of exploring and combining styles ahead of the premiere of her new work Con Alma.

Sarah Kirkland Snider's Mass, Rebooted For The 21st Century
NPR
September 28, 2020

NPR reviews composer Sarah Kirkland Snider's 'Mass for the Endangered,' saying the work is "luminous" and "shines with multi-layered singing of uncommon beauty."

A Splash of Color and Light: ROCO Paints a New Landscape
Arts + Culture Texas
September 9, 2020

Arts and Culture Texas speaks to ROCO’s artistic director, Alecia Lawyer about the upcoming season.

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel: It's necessary "to have art as part of your life"
CBS Sunday Morning
September 1, 2020

CBS Sunday Morning speaks to Gustavo Dudamel about his Venezuelan program that stresses music as a way to enhance lives and targets students when they're young.

How Joshua Bell Is Spending The Pandemic: Playing Basketball As Well As His Stradivarius
Forbes
August 30, 2020

Joshua Bell speaks to Forbes about how he is spending his time during the pandemic.

Opera Can No Longer Ignore Its Race Problem
The New York Times
July 16, 2020

The New York Times features J'nai Bridge's panel on race and inequality in opera.

A Met Opera Star Was Born, ‘Then Everything Stopped’
The New York Times
June 26, 2020

J'Nai Bridges speaks to the NYTimes about her experience post-COVID.

Lara St. John emerges from a trying year with a new album of the Franck and ‘Kreutzer’ sonatas
Strings Magazine
May 22, 2020

Lara St. John speaks to Strings Magazine about her new album of the Franck and ‘Kreutzer’ sonatas.

“The Well-Tempered Clavier,” Streaming from the Catskills
The New Yorker
April 17, 2020

The New Yorker features Jeremy Denk's livestream performances of Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier.”

ROCO offers ‘Hope’ in a socially distant era
The Houston Chronicle
April 3, 2020

The Houston Chronicle speaks to River Oaks Chamber Orchestra’s artistic director, Alecia Lawyer about their streaming performances.

The symphonic side of Wynton Marsalis
Studio360
November 26, 2019

Studio360 interviews Wynton Marsalis about his work as a classical composer.

Stefan Jackiw and Benjamin Zander return to the Mendelssohn Concerto, 20 years later
The Boston Globe
November 25, 2019

The Boston Globe reviews Stefan Jackiw, Benjamin Zander, and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra as they perform the Mendelssohn Concerto.

Conrad Tao Was Never Just Another Prodigy
The New York Times
November 15, 2019

The New York Times interviews Conrad Tao about becoming a rising star at 25.

How a Fast-Rising Opera Singer Prepared for Her Met Debut
The New York Times
November 13, 2019

J'nai Bridges speaks to The New York Times about preparing herself for her Met debut.

J’Nai Bridges, ‘The Beyoncé Of Opera,’ Makes Her Debut As Nefertiti
B.E.T.
November 12, 2019

BET speaks to J'nai Bridges about her debut as Nefertiti.

A Successful Latina Mezzo-Soprano
AL DÍA News
September 18, 2019

AL DÍA interviews Daniela Mack as she takes the stage as Juno, for the production of “Semele.”

Wynton Marsalis Lets the Orchestra Shine in His Violin Concerto
The New York Times
August 16, 2019

Wynton Marsalis releases his recording of the 2015 Violin Concerto, performed by Nicola Benedetti and the Philadelphia Orchestra, representing Mr. Marsalis’s return to a major classical imprint.

Mezzo sings a gigantic 72-note Handel phrase **in one breath**
Classic FM
August 2, 2019

Classic FM reviews Daniela Mack preparing for her performance of Handel’s opera Alcina.

Substitute conductor pulls off revelatory evening with Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland Plain-Dealer
July 29, 2019

Cleveland Plain-Dealer reviews Gemma New filling in for Bramwell Tovey with the Cleveland Orchestra.

Gemma New Keeps Her Ears and Mind Open
San Francisco Classical Voice
July 8, 2019

San Francisco Classical Voice interviews Gemma New about her recent debuts.

Purcell opera performed in cemetery catacombs
Associated Press
June 4, 2019

The Associated Press speaks with Daniela Mack and Andrew Ousley about "Dido and Aeneas," performed in the Green-Wood Cemetery catacombs

Review: JACK Quartet Conquers an Elliott Carter Marathon
The New York Times
April 15, 2019

The New York Times reviews JACK Quartet's bold performance of the complete quartets of Elliott Carter.

The Gospel-Inflected Opera of John Holiday
The New Yorker
April 27, 2018

John Holiday speaks to The New Yorker about diversifying the opera world and about his influences.

A New Song Cycle Contemplates Blackness
NPR
March 30, 2018

Lawrence Brownlee speaks to NPR about his song cycle that relates to The Black Lives Matter Movement

An Opera Star’s Song Cycle Conjures a Black Man’s Life in America
The New York Times
February 16, 2018

The New York Times speaks to Lawrence Brownlee about his song cycle that relates to The Black Lives Matter Movement.

Singing For Life In A Crypt In Harlem
NPR
February 17, 2016

NPR films an intimate video of Lawrence Brownlee and Jason Moran performing a spiritual in a Harlem Crypt, in honor of Black Lives Matter

Hitting the High Notes

The Great Big Story interviews John Holiday about his success.

Gemma New: In Name & In Nature
PBS Articulate

PBS interviews Gemma New about her success as a conductor.