Christopher Stager


Christopher Stager
(c) Steve J. Sherman

Christopher Stager has spent the past 16 years in audience development for the performing arts. He began his consulting firm, CRStager marketing & audience development, in 1999. Clients include the American Symphony Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival, the Boston Pops Esplanade, Hartford Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, and the Toledo Symphony. Christopher provides creative materials to The Cleveland Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Phoenix Symphony, Seattle Symphony, and numerous others.

Articles by Christopher Stager:

"Bluebeard's Castle” at the Milwaukee Symphony: A Case Study of an Unlikely Success
February 11, 2019

Recession Marketing
January 7, 2019

The Relationship of the Music Director and the Marketing Director: Designing a Symphony Season
May 21, 2019

How to Grow an Audience by Understanding How Audiences Behave
June 18, 2019

Attracting and Retaining New Audiences: A Conversation with David Snead
October 26, 2019

Marketing the Orchestra Installment Two
May 6, 2019

Marketing the Orchestra
April 10, 2019

Discussion Panels with Christopher Stager:

Marketing in a Recession
March 2 - 11, 2009