Pamela Mortensen

Pamela Mortensen

is creating Love Fueled Didgeridoo Music

8

patrons
You are more than likely here because we met at a performance or we has a lesson together or you saw a didgeridoo tutorial on Youtube or we ranted and cried together on social media about an issue. Or we may have not even met at all and you have no idea who I am. Either way…….

WELCOME TO MY PATREON PAGE!!

Click on the video above, and enjoy what you're listening to while you read this. 

Who am I and Why Do I Create?
Ok, so I make more than just Love Powered Didgeridoo Music. I sing, I play keyboard and I do many other things both musical and non musical. I post about issues about being a creative in a world that is crazy. I travel to places and collaborate with other talented individuals. I have spent the last five years traipsing through the world as a "wandering bard"  playing, learning and teaching along the way and.........

I make love with ALL OF IT!! 

While it’s important to tell who I am and what I do, I feel it’s even more important to tell you WHY I create.

Creating music, art, musical instruments and anything else and teaching other how to make music is a necessity for me. It’s what helps me to feel alive and connected to my own true essence, to you and to the world around me. I BREATHE this stuff…….Then I share it with others. Why? Because WE NEED ART. Since the dawn of humanity, creating art and breathing in art have been ways for us to feel empathy and human connection to each other and the world around us. And now, in a world that is increasingly difficult and despairing, making art, learning an art, listening to music, dancing, going to the theatre or simply admiring a painting has become more important than ever. It's a way we can cope, survive and ultimately come together and hopefully thrive in the kind of world we want to be in.  As a seven-year-old kid, I learned this when I put on my first performance and saw how it connected me to my family (I tell more of this story below). I feel how it continues to connect me to my audience, my students, my friends, family and tribe through a shared experience, caring and making vibes. Those vibes can then be carried into the world by all of us and shared again and again.

So how do I foster this?

I mostly perform with, teach about and sometimes make didgeridoo. If you don’t know what didgeridoo is, here’s what it sounds like.


This crazy, beautiful instrument been my passion since 2005. As I mentioned, I also play keyboard (ever since I can remember), sing and endeavor into the electronic music realm from time to time. But didgeridoo is where it’s at for me at the moment.

The creative expression I’ve found in this instrument has been most fulfilling to me on a level that rearranges my cells every time I play. When I play for/with audiences it’s not me, the artist, on stage playing for you, the audience. It’s us playing together to raise a vibe that’s louder and holds more goodness than anything that this current paradigm can dish out. This is something I’ve always been committed to no matter what has come in or gone out of life.

As for the "business" end of things, I run a  websitean Etsy shop where I sell the instruments I make. I share my music through CD BabySpotify and Bandcamp, and run pages YouTube, Instagram and Facebook where I share videos, tutorials, music, art,writing, pictures of forests I hang out in, poetry and my creative life as it happens. Again, to me it's less about business and more about sharing what I've got and having people share back. 

Now For That Funny but Sweet Little Story

When I was seven, I played a little chord organ that my mom had bought for me one Christmas. I actually started playing the organ (a friend’s chord organ) when I was six and I was lucky enough to have a mom who saw my gift in music and supported me without being pushy. I thank you deeply Mom! I learned all of the songs in the book that came with the organ and decided that it would be fun to share the music I learned with my family. So, I put on a concert. I set a date and time, made posters and posted them all over the house. When concert day came, I had an audience of three – my mom, my dad and my sister. The concert lasted all of 15 minutes and I made 15 cents. I was thrilled that I could consider myself a “professional” musician but what was more important to me was that my audience left feeling happy.

These are moments I still carry with me every time I get on stage or busk on the street or share a video or post on social media or post to my blog on my website. But now, as an independent artist, moments like these need financial support to make them possible. This is one reason why I’m on Patreon

Just so I don’t come across as the artist who’s on Patreon so she can raise the money so she can do her art. I want US to create these things together and make this page into a community of people who care about music, the arts, each other and the world around us. I started my Patreon about three years ago and I’ll admit it’s been a tough go as I have tried to find a way to present myself without being awkward about it. So, I’ve sat down to really feel out some words that could adequately describe what all of this is and why I’m here.

Being here on Patreon allows me to make the art and music without the worry of where to get the money from or worse, borrowing the money to keep fulfilling this dream. It helps fill in the gaps of an artist’s sporadic income, it sometimes provides the means that covers some of the administrative costs, or put gas in my tank to get to a gig or keeps me legal through keeping my car insurance paid. It’s occasionally helped me to eat and it’s allow me to keep bringing everything I do to all of you in my online and real worlds. The more money that’s raised, the I more things I can do, the more creative freedom I can have, the more independent I can stay and the more I can share with you.

Take some time to check out the available tiers and see what can fit your budget. Each tier has it’s own set of rewards if you wish to take them. Even though the tiers are a set amounts, you can also choose to contribute an in between amount. So for example, you can opt in at $12, $18 or $36 and you can opt out any time.

So How does Patreon work?

When you’ve read through all of the blurb above, (thank you for doing that), and if you’ve decided, hell yes, I want to support this, then all you need to do is hit that big red “Become A Patron” button and Patreon will walk you through the process of setting up your account. Here is where you can set the monthly dollar amount to fit your budget and select your rewards if you want them. When you’re done, Patreon then deducts that dollar amount from your account at the beginning of each month. It works a bit like Kickstarter but instead of just funding a one-time project, it helps artists and creators like myself to keep bringing the work to their audiences while creating community.

If you have any other questions about anything, please let me know by emailing me

Thank you so much for your consideration and thank you so much to all of you who have already become Patrons! I couldn't have gotten this far without you!!
YOU ALL MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

XOXOXO!
Pam

PATREON FAQ

Is Patreon secure?
Yes! Patreon has taken great steps to make sure ALL of your information is secure. 

Can I opt out anytime
Yes! You can delete your pledge anytime you're logged into your Patreon account .

I'm from another country. Do I have to contribute in U.S. dollars?
Nope. Patreon has set things up to convert automatically to U.S currency when you contribute in your country's currency

Help! I'm technically challenged! Can you help me?
Absolutely! If any questions arise or if you have trouble with the sign up process, the Patreon team is super friendly and helpful. You can connect with them here
Tiers
Supporter Member
$1 or more per month

Thank you so much for considering becoming a Supporter Member. The rewards for this tier are...


  • Access to my patron only feed where I'll post music videos, practice sessions, early access blog posts, 


  • Your name in the video credits once a month


  •  A personal thank you.





Fan Member!
$5 or more per month

Thank you so much for your consideration! If you chose this teir, you will receive....


  •  A download of every new song I do so I can sing to you or play for you where ever you go! Take me with you to your yoga or meditation practice!

 

  • Access to my patron only feed where I'll post music videos, practice sessions, early access blog posts, 


  • Your name in the video credits once a month


  •  A personal thank you.

 


Friend Member!
$10 or more per month

Thank you you for your considering becoming a Fan Member! 

Hang tight! I'm in the process of restructuring tier benefits.  Thank you for your patience! 


  •  A download of every new song I do so I can sing to you or play for you where ever you go! Take me with you to your yoga or meditation practice!

 

  • Access to my patron only feed where I'll post music videos, practice sessions, early access blog posts, 


  • Your name in the video credits once a month


  •  A personal thank you.

 

 



Family Member!
$25 or more per month

Thank you so much for making a difference! 

Hang tight! I'm restructuring my tier benefits to add new tiers and benefits. Thank you for your patience!


  •  A download of every new song I do so I can sing to you or play for you where ever you go! Take me with you to your yoga or meditation practice!


  • Access to my patron only feed where I'll post music videos, practice sessions, early access blog posts.


  • Your name in the video credits every time I release a video


  •  A personal thank you!


Inner Circle Member!
$50 or more per month

   YES! You would be making a major impact which and I am honored by your generosity. Your rewards are


  •  Access to Inner Circle Members only area on my website which will include all music downloads of new music, plus exclusive tutorials, practice tips and more. 


  •  Downloads of 2 existing albums of your choice. 


  • A personal thank you and special thanks (Inner Circle Members area) on all videos, blogs, vlogs and tutorials.  


  •   Suggesting helpful topics for blogposts.  


  •  Second string early access (after Influencer Members) to podcasts  


There may additional rewards added to this tier as I fine tune things.   

 

Influencer Member!
$100 or more per month

 WOOHOO!! You would be an essential part of my support team and I would love for you to play an active role in the work I do. The following rewards are available especially for you.

  •   Access to Influencer Members only area of my website which will feature music downloads of existing and new music, exclusive tutorials, practice tips, discussions on topics you can suggest. 


  •  A personal thank you plus special thank you (Gold Members area) on all videos, blog posts, vlogs and tutorials. 


  • Submitting suggestions on what podcast topics are most helpful for you.  


  •   Early access to podcasts. 


  • Exclusive blog posts available only at this level. 


  • Once a month roundtable through Skype or Zoom on whatever topic we flow into. Topics could range from Q&As in learning a musical instrument to discussion on the mind/body connection of music and the arts or sharing ideas on how the arts can make a positive impact in personal and collective development.   


There may additional rewards added to this tier as I fine tune things. 

 


You are more than likely here because we met at a performance or we has a lesson together or you saw a didgeridoo tutorial on Youtube or we ranted and cried together on social media about an issue. Or we may have not even met at all and you have no idea who I am. Either way…….

WELCOME TO MY PATREON PAGE!!

Click on the video above, and enjoy what you're listening to while you read this. 

Who am I and Why Do I Create?
Ok, so I make more than just Love Powered Didgeridoo Music. I sing, I play keyboard and I do many other things both musical and non musical. I post about issues about being a creative in a world that is crazy. I travel to places and collaborate with other talented individuals. I have spent the last five years traipsing through the world as a "wandering bard"  playing, learning and teaching along the way and.........

I make love with ALL OF IT!! 

While it’s important to tell who I am and what I do, I feel it’s even more important to tell you WHY I create.

Creating music, art, musical instruments and anything else and teaching other how to make music is a necessity for me. It’s what helps me to feel alive and connected to my own true essence, to you and to the world around me. I BREATHE this stuff…….Then I share it with others. Why? Because WE NEED ART. Since the dawn of humanity, creating art and breathing in art have been ways for us to feel empathy and human connection to each other and the world around us. And now, in a world that is increasingly difficult and despairing, making art, learning an art, listening to music, dancing, going to the theatre or simply admiring a painting has become more important than ever. It's a way we can cope, survive and ultimately come together and hopefully thrive in the kind of world we want to be in.  As a seven-year-old kid, I learned this when I put on my first performance and saw how it connected me to my family (I tell more of this story below). I feel how it continues to connect me to my audience, my students, my friends, family and tribe through a shared experience, caring and making vibes. Those vibes can then be carried into the world by all of us and shared again and again.

So how do I foster this?

I mostly perform with, teach about and sometimes make didgeridoo. If you don’t know what didgeridoo is, here’s what it sounds like.


This crazy, beautiful instrument been my passion since 2005. As I mentioned, I also play keyboard (ever since I can remember), sing and endeavor into the electronic music realm from time to time. But didgeridoo is where it’s at for me at the moment.

The creative expression I’ve found in this instrument has been most fulfilling to me on a level that rearranges my cells every time I play. When I play for/with audiences it’s not me, the artist, on stage playing for you, the audience. It’s us playing together to raise a vibe that’s louder and holds more goodness than anything that this current paradigm can dish out. This is something I’ve always been committed to no matter what has come in or gone out of life.

As for the "business" end of things, I run a  websitean Etsy shop where I sell the instruments I make. I share my music through CD BabySpotify and Bandcamp, and run pages YouTube, Instagram and Facebook where I share videos, tutorials, music, art,writing, pictures of forests I hang out in, poetry and my creative life as it happens. Again, to me it's less about business and more about sharing what I've got and having people share back. 

Now For That Funny but Sweet Little Story

When I was seven, I played a little chord organ that my mom had bought for me one Christmas. I actually started playing the organ (a friend’s chord organ) when I was six and I was lucky enough to have a mom who saw my gift in music and supported me without being pushy. I thank you deeply Mom! I learned all of the songs in the book that came with the organ and decided that it would be fun to share the music I learned with my family. So, I put on a concert. I set a date and time, made posters and posted them all over the house. When concert day came, I had an audience of three – my mom, my dad and my sister. The concert lasted all of 15 minutes and I made 15 cents. I was thrilled that I could consider myself a “professional” musician but what was more important to me was that my audience left feeling happy.

These are moments I still carry with me every time I get on stage or busk on the street or share a video or post on social media or post to my blog on my website. But now, as an independent artist, moments like these need financial support to make them possible. This is one reason why I’m on Patreon

Just so I don’t come across as the artist who’s on Patreon so she can raise the money so she can do her art. I want US to create these things together and make this page into a community of people who care about music, the arts, each other and the world around us. I started my Patreon about three years ago and I’ll admit it’s been a tough go as I have tried to find a way to present myself without being awkward about it. So, I’ve sat down to really feel out some words that could adequately describe what all of this is and why I’m here.

Being here on Patreon allows me to make the art and music without the worry of where to get the money from or worse, borrowing the money to keep fulfilling this dream. It helps fill in the gaps of an artist’s sporadic income, it sometimes provides the means that covers some of the administrative costs, or put gas in my tank to get to a gig or keeps me legal through keeping my car insurance paid. It’s occasionally helped me to eat and it’s allow me to keep bringing everything I do to all of you in my online and real worlds. The more money that’s raised, the I more things I can do, the more creative freedom I can have, the more independent I can stay and the more I can share with you.

Take some time to check out the available tiers and see what can fit your budget. Each tier has it’s own set of rewards if you wish to take them. Even though the tiers are a set amounts, you can also choose to contribute an in between amount. So for example, you can opt in at $12, $18 or $36 and you can opt out any time.

So How does Patreon work?

When you’ve read through all of the blurb above, (thank you for doing that), and if you’ve decided, hell yes, I want to support this, then all you need to do is hit that big red “Become A Patron” button and Patreon will walk you through the process of setting up your account. Here is where you can set the monthly dollar amount to fit your budget and select your rewards if you want them. When you’re done, Patreon then deducts that dollar amount from your account at the beginning of each month. It works a bit like Kickstarter but instead of just funding a one-time project, it helps artists and creators like myself to keep bringing the work to their audiences while creating community.

If you have any other questions about anything, please let me know by emailing me

Thank you so much for your consideration and thank you so much to all of you who have already become Patrons! I couldn't have gotten this far without you!!
YOU ALL MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

XOXOXO!
Pam

PATREON FAQ

Is Patreon secure?
Yes! Patreon has taken great steps to make sure ALL of your information is secure. 

Can I opt out anytime
Yes! You can delete your pledge anytime you're logged into your Patreon account .

I'm from another country. Do I have to contribute in U.S. dollars?
Nope. Patreon has set things up to convert automatically to U.S currency when you contribute in your country's currency

Help! I'm technically challenged! Can you help me?
Absolutely! If any questions arise or if you have trouble with the sign up process, the Patreon team is super friendly and helpful. You can connect with them here

Recent posts by Pamela Mortensen

Tiers
Supporter Member
$1 or more per month

Thank you so much for considering becoming a Supporter Member. The rewards for this tier are...


  • Access to my patron only feed where I'll post music videos, practice sessions, early access blog posts, 


  • Your name in the video credits once a month


  •  A personal thank you.





Fan Member!
$5 or more per month

Thank you so much for your consideration! If you chose this teir, you will receive....


  •  A download of every new song I do so I can sing to you or play for you where ever you go! Take me with you to your yoga or meditation practice!

 

  • Access to my patron only feed where I'll post music videos, practice sessions, early access blog posts, 


  • Your name in the video credits once a month


  •  A personal thank you.

 


Friend Member!
$10 or more per month

Thank you you for your considering becoming a Fan Member! 

Hang tight! I'm in the process of restructuring tier benefits.  Thank you for your patience! 


  •  A download of every new song I do so I can sing to you or play for you where ever you go! Take me with you to your yoga or meditation practice!

 

  • Access to my patron only feed where I'll post music videos, practice sessions, early access blog posts, 


  • Your name in the video credits once a month


  •  A personal thank you.

 

 



Family Member!
$25 or more per month

Thank you so much for making a difference! 

Hang tight! I'm restructuring my tier benefits to add new tiers and benefits. Thank you for your patience!


  •  A download of every new song I do so I can sing to you or play for you where ever you go! Take me with you to your yoga or meditation practice!


  • Access to my patron only feed where I'll post music videos, practice sessions, early access blog posts.


  • Your name in the video credits every time I release a video


  •  A personal thank you!


Inner Circle Member!
$50 or more per month

   YES! You would be making a major impact which and I am honored by your generosity. Your rewards are


  •  Access to Inner Circle Members only area on my website which will include all music downloads of new music, plus exclusive tutorials, practice tips and more. 


  •  Downloads of 2 existing albums of your choice. 


  • A personal thank you and special thanks (Inner Circle Members area) on all videos, blogs, vlogs and tutorials.  


  •   Suggesting helpful topics for blogposts.  


  •  Second string early access (after Influencer Members) to podcasts  


There may additional rewards added to this tier as I fine tune things.   

 

Influencer Member!
$100 or more per month

 WOOHOO!! You would be an essential part of my support team and I would love for you to play an active role in the work I do. The following rewards are available especially for you.

  •   Access to Influencer Members only area of my website which will feature music downloads of existing and new music, exclusive tutorials, practice tips, discussions on topics you can suggest. 


  •  A personal thank you plus special thank you (Gold Members area) on all videos, blog posts, vlogs and tutorials. 


  • Submitting suggestions on what podcast topics are most helpful for you.  


  •   Early access to podcasts. 


  • Exclusive blog posts available only at this level. 


  • Once a month roundtable through Skype or Zoom on whatever topic we flow into. Topics could range from Q&As in learning a musical instrument to discussion on the mind/body connection of music and the arts or sharing ideas on how the arts can make a positive impact in personal and collective development.   


There may additional rewards added to this tier as I fine tune things.