Patreon, Kickstarter and the New Patrons of the Arts

Once the gift of princes, patronage is now the spare change millennials pay podcasters

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Kathryn Rose faced a dilemma typical for a jobbing composer when she started out on her career. Hide her choral compositions away and show them only to those willing to pay for them? Or share her work with the world and earn a…