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Mavens Music

Founded in 2015, Mavens Music brings together 20 years of music business knowledge in a music management venture led by Tamara Kater.

The daughter of an instrument-builder father and a community activist mother, Tamara grew up in a surrounded by musicians and people building community organizations. A passionate music enthusiast, Tamara has worked in arts management and community outreach for more than twenty years. Within the folk music world, Tamara has worn the hat of agent, artist manager, board member and festival executive director. In 2015, she founded Mavens Music, a full-service management company specializing in building internationally focused careers for folk, roots, and Americana artists. Her client roster includes: Melanie Brule, Corin Raymond, Kaia Kater and Del Barber. She has participated as a panelist, showcase producer and mentor at Folk Alliance International, AmericanaFest, NERFA, APAP and the East Coast Music Week. She is currently serves as a board member for NERFA.