Filtering through hundreds of application forms, CDs and DVDs is a pain! Streamline the process with ArtsApp Online Auditions, a revolutionary tool for online reviewing of performer forms and recordings! Since 2008 ArtsApp has worked to help Artists and Arts Organizations streamline the application process for programs needing forms and supplementary audition video, music, and other materials.
Please connect with us through our social network links to the right. Our general email is Admin [at] ArtsApp.com. For up to date news and announcements, Check out our BLOG. To discover or announce submission opportunities for artists, See our Opportunities Page.
Dejen Tesfagiorgis, President
Dejen Tesfagiorgis is an entrepreneur and musician living in Minneapolis, MN. He graduated in 2008 from the University of St. Thomas in Music and Entrepreneurship. Having been through the arts school application process, and being an accomplished musician as well, he has insights on the necessity of integrating the academic arts with technology.
As a saxophonist he has studied with Ryan Meisel, Roscoe Mitchell, David Murray and Reuben Haugen.
Terry Fraser, CTO, Development Lead
Terry Fraser has been building websites since age 12. His passion for technology has lead to degrees in Computer Science, Engineering, and Liberal Arts.
Terry prides the nights where REM sleep doesn't exist.
Matthew Krieger, CIO
Matt Krieger is a systems and network engineer with extensive experience in high volume web hosting, streaming media, and data center systems. Matt has used this experience to spearhead numerous cost-saving initiatives at a local ISP.
In 2005, he developed the first-ever online gallery of student work at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication while studying Electrical Engineering and laid the groundwork for future development in the department.
Dr. Douglas Orzolek, Advisor
Douglas C. Orzolek is an Associate Professor of Music Education and the Associate Director of Bands at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. In Minnesota, Dr. Orzolek has served as the President on the Board of the Minnesota Music Educators Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Band Directors Association.
His thoughts and work have been published in the Journal of Band Research, the Music Educators Journal, Teaching Music, General Music Today, School Band and Orchestra Magazine and Research and Issues in Music Education. Dr. Orzolek's research interests and presentations include: comprehensive musicianship; technology in teacher preparation; secondary general music; constructivism in music education; advocacy; accountability; and assessment.
Michael Moore, Advisor
Michael Moore is the Director of the William C. Norris Institute at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business. The Norris Institute provides start-up equity and assistance to Minnesota entrepreneurs who submit innovative, well-planned business strategies that address the Institute’s mission. The Norris Institute joined the ArtsApp team in 2009.