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Indiana University Bloomington

Booking Information

The AAAI’s ensembles are available for performances from October through April, which coincides with the academic calendar year. For more information or to receive a promotional packet, contact Joii Cooper, Performance Manager, at cooperjj@indiana.edu or call (812) 855-3676.

Guide to Booking

The performing ensembles of the African American Arts Institute travel throughout the state of Indiana and the country offering performances and lecture-demonstrations for schools, churches, community and civic organizations, conventions, nightclubs, concert halls, and other contexts. Let us perform for you!

1. Contact Us

Please fill out the form below. Alternatively, you can call Joii Cooper at 812-855-3676.

Please provide the following information:

  • Your name, phone number, and other contact information
  • Name of your organization
  • Possible date(s) and time(s) of event
  • Ensemble(s) desired (If you are unsure, the Performance Manager will be happy to advise you)
  • Type and length of event
  • Place of event & description of the space

You and the Performance Manager will agree on a tentative date and discuss the preliminary details of the engagement.

2. Cost

The Performance Manager will contact you to discuss performance rates.

3. Confirmation

You will receive a confirmation letter and/or contract. Please return the signed contract as soon as possible. ENGAGEMENTS ARE NOT CONSIDERED TO BE CONFIRMED UNTIL WE HAVE RECEIVED A SIGNED CONTRACT OR CONFIRMATION LETTER. The Institute requires that all engagements be confirmed no less than 30 days prior to the event.

4. Publicity

No publicity mentioning AAAI’s ensembles’ involvement should go out until written confirmation is completed.

We respectfully request copies of all posters, flyers, press releases, news articles, ads, and other publicity materials distributed regarding the engagement.

5. The Performance Preparation

Members of our staff (Performance Manager, Technical Supervisor, and Road Manager) may be in touch with you to confirm details of the event, or answer any questions you may have.

6. Evaluation

Following the event, you will receive a Sponsor Evaluation Form from the Performance Manager. Your responses to this survey are very helpful to us in planning future engagements and ensuring that we continue to serve you well.

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