Chelsea Marie Davis is creating Music
58

patrons

$1,118
per month
Welcome to my Patreon Community! 
My name is Chelsea Marie Davis and I'm a singer/songwriter/creator. I love jazz and songwriting in different genres. I’m co-writing an original musical about Civil Rights icon Marian Anderson & I have a fun indie duo project called Roseport with singer/songwriter Shani Rose. This year I recorded 324 song ideas on my phone, wrote the bones of 74 new songs, and completely finished 38 songs. I did 85% of that work in a 6 month window when I wasn’t teaching and could focus 100% on writing. When I returned to teaching 5 days a week, my time became a lot more limited and so was my creative output, as a result.

Songs are stories that resonate in our bones. Music and words that put sound to our deepest human experiences. I want to create music that transfigures our relationship to ourselves and the world. Right now, I’ve got 100+ songs in the queue to record, and I’m writing more every week. My best songs haven't been written yet.


Why Patreon?
I crowdfunded my last project on Kickstarter, thanks to 271 Backers who made that music possible. It was a leap into the unknown for all of us, and we made a gorgeous record together. But now I want to record songs as I write them and give them to you every month.

Patreon lets Patrons (that’s you!) support an artist with a monthly gift.
As my friend Jessica said, “People support all kinds of things on a monthly basis—charities, churches, NPR—why not art?”
Why not THIS art?


How I’ll use the money*: 
Current musical goals:
  • Record and release “Chelsea Marie Davis” songs with great producers
  • Collaborate with a Broadway composer to work on my musical project Marian  and demo our songs
  • Record a jazz standards album with killer musicians
  • Write, record, and promote Roseport music to a wider audience
  • Attend conferences, festivals, and classes to deepen my craft
  • Learn the art of music production so I can begin to self-produce music
  • Get my original music into films/TV shows
*Check out detailed goal list for more information.


We're all in this together.
Art is a dialogue. It connects us to one another, and I would love to journey with you as I make music. Community is vital to my creative process--YOU ARE SO IMPORTANT! I want to listen to your stories and feedback, and make art in conversation with you. You challenge and stretch me to write about new topics in new styles, and I’m excited that you’ll be with me in the process the whole time! Let’s embark on a venture to create art that transforms, reveals, and expands our capacity for empathy and love.


Rewards:
They're over on the right. Check 'em out! If you think of something that you'd love, message me. I'm figuring this out as I go and I want to love on you in the best way possible.


A little music...
Caged Bird EP (solo project)   
Roseport (indie pop duo)
Tiers
$1 = WELCOME HOME!
$1 or more per month 8 patrons
Patreon automatically selects this on your mobile phone. If you'd like another reward\patron level, just keep scrolling. 


  • Thank you SO MUCH for supporting my music. I hope that you find a home here, connecting with music and other patrons. You're part of my community and I can't do this without you. Your story matters. 
  • Stay tuned--you get access to my Patron-Exclusive posts! Leave comment and let me hear you! <3 <3 


$3 = LET ME THANK YOU
$3 or more per month 10 patrons

  • Thank you SO MUCH for supporting my music. Your generosity means so much. You're part of my community and I can't do this without you. 
  • Send me your social media @'s  for a shout-out!
  • Get Patron-Only videos, blog posts, behind-the-scenes peeks & songs. 
$5 = THE SECRET VAULT OF CAT PHOTOS
$5 or more per month 10 patrons
My cat Arwen has a lot to say about my songwriting process. Namely, that I should be spending all my time petting her. Consequently, I take tons of cute photos of her interrupting my work. 


Get exclusive ridiculously cute cat photos, Patron-Only videos, blog posts, behind-the-scenes peeks & SONGS. 

$10 = GET ALL THE THINGS
$10 or more per month 7 patrons
Get discounts on ALL current and merch-- cd's, vinyl, t-shirts, stickers, and mugs with my cat's face on them and any digital artwork I release. 


+ Patron-Only videos, blog posts, behind-the-scenes peeks & SONGS. 

+ Social Media shout-out (send me your deets!)

$15 = LET ME HEAR YOU
$15 or more per month 8 patrons
I want to hear your ideas! Every few months, you'll have the opportunity to suggest a song title or theme! Silly, serious, absurd - I'll take it.  I'll pull ONE out of a hat and write a song and make a video! Bonus points if someone requests a song made entirely of cat sounds. 


+ All Previous Rewards

$25 LET ME GIVE YOU ALL THE SONGS
$25 or more per month 8 patrons
I'm going to be recording and releasing a TON of new music, on the regular. 

Get ALL THE SONGS before anyone else in the world gets to hear them!  This includes songs I perform and songs I write, performed by other artists! You'll hear secret, patron-only demos & download pre-release final recordings. 


+ Previous reward tiers

$50 = LET ME SING MY <3 FOR YOU
$50 or more per month 4 patrons
Join me for pop-up private livestream concerts from my living room. I'll play new, unfinished songs and share what's on my mind, be it songwriting, grief, or Harry Potter. #gohufflepuffs (If you miss it, catch the exclusive re-play)


+ All previous rewards

$75 = LET ME HELP UNLOCK YOUR CREATIVITY
$75 or more per month 1 of 10 patrons
Do you struggle with perfectionism or feeling stuck? Did someone tell you that you weren't the "creative" type? Are you scared to try new things, but secretly want to get out of your box? This reward is for you!


Creativity is a frame of mind--a way of thinking and approaching life that increases spontaneity and joy. Living creatively means we create the life we want. 


For an entire year,  we'll go through the creative recovery book "The Artist's Way". This process is NOT just for artists. If you want more joy in your job, relationships, or parenting, this group is for you. "Non-Artists" are welcome and encouraged to participate.  We'll do a 1x\month coaching call and check in regularly as we learn to dream again, explore and experiment.


If you're interested but scared, that's a good sign. Just do it! Deep breath! Take the plunge into greater freedom!


+All other rewards

$100 = BACKSTAGE PASSES
$100 or more per month 2 patrons
This is where the magic happens! Get behind-the-scenes invites to recording sessions and VIP tickets to all public performances concerts & private concerts in my living room.* Is it on your bucket list to play tambourine on a record? Help engineer a recording session? Come hang in the studio when I'm recording & get front row seats to how the magic happens. It's super fun!!! <3 <3 


+All $50 and below reward tiers 


*Recording sessions and concerts in my living room are here in Southern California, so unless you want to fly in for a special week of musical magic, it's probably  best to live nearby-ish. 

 


$100 = LET ME HOLD YOUR STORY
$100 or more per month 1 patron
We'll do a private video chat so you can share whatever pieces of your story you want me to hold in song. Beautiful and broken are both welcome. I'll mosaic them together into a song, and you'll get a private recording that's just for you. 


(I may ask permission to share the song with other Patrons, but I will never, ever share your personal story with anyone without your permission.) 


+ All $50\below rewards

$150 = LET ME LOVE YOUR COMMUNITY
$150 or more per month 1 patron
Every year that you support me at this level, I will give a special, private concert for your family and friends, in your home!* Share your favorite songs with the people you hold most dear. Let me love on your community through the music you are helping cultivate! 


*Some travel restrictions may apply (like--getting to Australia might be out of my current budget), but I'm all about solving problems and making it happen, so let's figure it out together! <3 


+ All The Things you want. 

Goals
$1,118 of $1,750 per month
I love strings. I have 5-6 songs that I'm dying to record with string quartet, including this one: Down So Low. $1750\month will let me record 1 song\month with a fantastic producer, pay a string arranger AND hire real LIVE string players! Your support makes these songs THE BEST THEY CAN BE! I have a vision for how gorgeous and heart-wrenching I want them to be, and real strings are at the centerpiece of that vision. 

Here's a taste of why strings matter:
On my album "Caged Bird" (listen HERE), 5 out of 6 songs had string quartet. That's one of the reasons the arrangements were so hut wrenching and interesting. I mean, for real. Listen to this: "Oceans"


How I'll use $1750\month:

Producer
($1K-$1250\song) 
String Quartet ($650 for a session to record 4\5 songs)
Other instrumentalists*: 
(drums\guitar\horns, etc.) $150\hour
Mixing: To make a song sound awesome, it needs to be professionally mixed. $300\song
Background vocalists: buy them coffee, beer, and offer to sing whenever they want me to

*Sometimes the producer plays many of these other instruments, which saves money.*

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Welcome to my Patreon Community! 
My name is Chelsea Marie Davis and I'm a singer/songwriter/creator. I love jazz and songwriting in different genres. I’m co-writing an original musical about Civil Rights icon Marian Anderson & I have a fun indie duo project called Roseport with singer/songwriter Shani Rose. This year I recorded 324 song ideas on my phone, wrote the bones of 74 new songs, and completely finished 38 songs. I did 85% of that work in a 6 month window when I wasn’t teaching and could focus 100% on writing. When I returned to teaching 5 days a week, my time became a lot more limited and so was my creative output, as a result.

Songs are stories that resonate in our bones. Music and words that put sound to our deepest human experiences. I want to create music that transfigures our relationship to ourselves and the world. Right now, I’ve got 100+ songs in the queue to record, and I’m writing more every week. My best songs haven't been written yet.


Why Patreon?
I crowdfunded my last project on Kickstarter, thanks to 271 Backers who made that music possible. It was a leap into the unknown for all of us, and we made a gorgeous record together. But now I want to record songs as I write them and give them to you every month.

Patreon lets Patrons (that’s you!) support an artist with a monthly gift.
As my friend Jessica said, “People support all kinds of things on a monthly basis—charities, churches, NPR—why not art?”
Why not THIS art?


How I’ll use the money*: 
Current musical goals:
  • Record and release “Chelsea Marie Davis” songs with great producers
  • Collaborate with a Broadway composer to work on my musical project Marian  and demo our songs
  • Record a jazz standards album with killer musicians
  • Write, record, and promote Roseport music to a wider audience
  • Attend conferences, festivals, and classes to deepen my craft
  • Learn the art of music production so I can begin to self-produce music
  • Get my original music into films/TV shows
*Check out detailed goal list for more information.


We're all in this together.
Art is a dialogue. It connects us to one another, and I would love to journey with you as I make music. Community is vital to my creative process--YOU ARE SO IMPORTANT! I want to listen to your stories and feedback, and make art in conversation with you. You challenge and stretch me to write about new topics in new styles, and I’m excited that you’ll be with me in the process the whole time! Let’s embark on a venture to create art that transforms, reveals, and expands our capacity for empathy and love.


Rewards:
They're over on the right. Check 'em out! If you think of something that you'd love, message me. I'm figuring this out as I go and I want to love on you in the best way possible.


A little music...
Caged Bird EP (solo project)   
Roseport (indie pop duo)

Recent posts by Chelsea Marie Davis

Tiers
$1 = WELCOME HOME!
$1 or more per month 8 patrons
Patreon automatically selects this on your mobile phone. If you'd like another reward\patron level, just keep scrolling. 


  • Thank you SO MUCH for supporting my music. I hope that you find a home here, connecting with music and other patrons. You're part of my community and I can't do this without you. Your story matters. 
  • Stay tuned--you get access to my Patron-Exclusive posts! Leave comment and let me hear you! <3 <3 


$3 = LET ME THANK YOU
$3 or more per month 10 patrons

  • Thank you SO MUCH for supporting my music. Your generosity means so much. You're part of my community and I can't do this without you. 
  • Send me your social media @'s  for a shout-out!
  • Get Patron-Only videos, blog posts, behind-the-scenes peeks & songs. 
$5 = THE SECRET VAULT OF CAT PHOTOS
$5 or more per month 10 patrons
My cat Arwen has a lot to say about my songwriting process. Namely, that I should be spending all my time petting her. Consequently, I take tons of cute photos of her interrupting my work. 


Get exclusive ridiculously cute cat photos, Patron-Only videos, blog posts, behind-the-scenes peeks & SONGS. 

$10 = GET ALL THE THINGS
$10 or more per month 7 patrons
Get discounts on ALL current and merch-- cd's, vinyl, t-shirts, stickers, and mugs with my cat's face on them and any digital artwork I release. 


+ Patron-Only videos, blog posts, behind-the-scenes peeks & SONGS. 

+ Social Media shout-out (send me your deets!)

$15 = LET ME HEAR YOU
$15 or more per month 8 patrons
I want to hear your ideas! Every few months, you'll have the opportunity to suggest a song title or theme! Silly, serious, absurd - I'll take it.  I'll pull ONE out of a hat and write a song and make a video! Bonus points if someone requests a song made entirely of cat sounds. 


+ All Previous Rewards

$25 LET ME GIVE YOU ALL THE SONGS
$25 or more per month 8 patrons
I'm going to be recording and releasing a TON of new music, on the regular. 

Get ALL THE SONGS before anyone else in the world gets to hear them!  This includes songs I perform and songs I write, performed by other artists! You'll hear secret, patron-only demos & download pre-release final recordings. 


+ Previous reward tiers

$50 = LET ME SING MY <3 FOR YOU
$50 or more per month 4 patrons
Join me for pop-up private livestream concerts from my living room. I'll play new, unfinished songs and share what's on my mind, be it songwriting, grief, or Harry Potter. #gohufflepuffs (If you miss it, catch the exclusive re-play)


+ All previous rewards

$75 = LET ME HELP UNLOCK YOUR CREATIVITY
$75 or more per month 1 of 10 patrons
Do you struggle with perfectionism or feeling stuck? Did someone tell you that you weren't the "creative" type? Are you scared to try new things, but secretly want to get out of your box? This reward is for you!


Creativity is a frame of mind--a way of thinking and approaching life that increases spontaneity and joy. Living creatively means we create the life we want. 


For an entire year,  we'll go through the creative recovery book "The Artist's Way". This process is NOT just for artists. If you want more joy in your job, relationships, or parenting, this group is for you. "Non-Artists" are welcome and encouraged to participate.  We'll do a 1x\month coaching call and check in regularly as we learn to dream again, explore and experiment.


If you're interested but scared, that's a good sign. Just do it! Deep breath! Take the plunge into greater freedom!


+All other rewards

$100 = BACKSTAGE PASSES
$100 or more per month 2 patrons
This is where the magic happens! Get behind-the-scenes invites to recording sessions and VIP tickets to all public performances concerts & private concerts in my living room.* Is it on your bucket list to play tambourine on a record? Help engineer a recording session? Come hang in the studio when I'm recording & get front row seats to how the magic happens. It's super fun!!! <3 <3 


+All $50 and below reward tiers 


*Recording sessions and concerts in my living room are here in Southern California, so unless you want to fly in for a special week of musical magic, it's probably  best to live nearby-ish. 

 


$100 = LET ME HOLD YOUR STORY
$100 or more per month 1 patron
We'll do a private video chat so you can share whatever pieces of your story you want me to hold in song. Beautiful and broken are both welcome. I'll mosaic them together into a song, and you'll get a private recording that's just for you. 


(I may ask permission to share the song with other Patrons, but I will never, ever share your personal story with anyone without your permission.) 


+ All $50\below rewards

$150 = LET ME LOVE YOUR COMMUNITY
$150 or more per month 1 patron
Every year that you support me at this level, I will give a special, private concert for your family and friends, in your home!* Share your favorite songs with the people you hold most dear. Let me love on your community through the music you are helping cultivate! 


*Some travel restrictions may apply (like--getting to Australia might be out of my current budget), but I'm all about solving problems and making it happen, so let's figure it out together! <3 


+ All The Things you want.