Testimonials

John has worked with a wide varity of clients and partners, here are a selection who have offered testimonials to John’s work.

Patrick Allen, hired John as a Business Consultant in 2009

“John was asked to help us launch a new classical record label and deal with the day to day running of the business during the initial stages. This he did with skill, diligence and commitment, using his in-depth knowledge of the music industry to great effect. We were particularly impressed with the level of publicity that John was able to secure for our initial releases. It was a pleasure working with him.”

Patti LaDuke, Retail Manager, Brandon Music worked directly with John at Music & Media Consulting

“We are colleaques of John’s at the American Branch of Divine Art Group. His quidance and expertise in the world of music is something that we depend upon in many areas of assistance. He maybe at a distance, but it never feels that way. Thank you John!”

Stephen Sutton, hired John as a Business Consultant in 2006

“John has acted as PR and promotions consultant to Divine Art Records for several years, and his long experience working at a high level in the classical music field has been of immense value along with his large network of contacts. He has also acted as liason for our UK office with distributors, musicians and press, and carried out many other tasks on a regular basis. His efficiency and record keeping is of great help when life gets to busy and confusing and (as well as the attributes checked) is also very personable, punctual and efficeint at all times.”

Chris Evans, hired John as a Music and Media Consultant in 2010, and hired John more than once

“I have known John for a number of years and he has always shown a professional and detialed approach to his work.”

James Brown, hired John as a Record label manager in 2008

“John played a key role in the development of Orchid Classics. He is an experienced record industry executive with a detailed knowledge of all aspects of the business. He works conscientiously and reliably and with great commitment. His attention to detail is excellent. I am more than happy to recommend him for this kind of role.”

Magali Martin Clapier, Head of Classical Music, Bureau Export de la Musique Française was with another company when working with John at Music & Media Consulting

“We worked together in 2006 and wanted to repeat it 2 years after (it failed only because of context changes). I enjoyed John’s personnality, professionalism and efficiency. It was a pleasure working with him, we keep in touch since then, I would recommend him in all classical music press and radio promotion matters !”

Clara Rodriguez, hired John as a P.R. in 2009, and hired John more than once

“I have contracted John to promote my CDs on the Nimbus label and have been very impressed by his efficiency, reliability and commitment. He offers us artists much needed support. I highly reccomend John’s proffesionalism.”

Mike Baker, hired John as a Media and Music Promotional Director in 2002, and hired John more than once

“I have know John since 2002 – first as an emplyee of a major record label, and in later years as an independent professional promoter. John is totally knowledgeable about his producsts, provides superb and detailed press releases, and always delivers product samples quickly after requests. I would recommend John unreservably to any organisation requiri9ng speedy and efficient promotion in the recording or any other entertainment industry.

Rachel Blech, Music Presenter, RTE Lyric FM was with another company when working with John at Music & Media Consulting

“Over the past few years John Cronin has kept me updated and supplied with relevant Press Information, Artist releases and Music Product for my work as radio presenter on RTÉ Lyric FM in Ireland. As a Media PR it is important to circulate concise and relevant Press Information with efficient follow-up when asked for promotional copies/library copies. I receive a lot of blanket e-mails from Music PRs in UK and Ireland, many of whom obviously have never listened to my radio show nor understand its audience. When I receive a Press Release from John Cronin I know it is targeting directly at our listeners.”

John Haxby, Freelance Graphic Designer and photographer, Art Surgery worked directly with John at Music & Media Consulting

“Having worked with John on a couple of projects, I can honestly say he is not only professional in attitude but also committed to producing work of quality and high standard. He’s also a very nice guy!”

Duncan Galloway, hired John as a Media consulting in 2009, and hired John more than once

“John got me an interview with Jazz UK Magazine and liaises with me for publicity for various Pasadena Roof Orchestra projects”

Jonathan Harvey, hired John as a Promotion of CD in 2010

“John is superbly thorough and covered every conceivable channel to promote my new CD. I have never experienced such a plethora of reviews before. Courteous and unfussy too.”

Siva Oke, Director, SOMM Recordings” hired John as a Business Consultant in 2008, and hired John more than once

“John is highly creative in his work and a very experienced consultant, always painstaking and helpful even when at times he is asked advice and guidance which fall outside the scope of his terms of contract. He has always presented work on time and it has always been of the highest quality. I would thoroughly recommend him.

David Earl (Composer, pianist, teacher) was with another company when working with John at Music & Media Consulting

“John has been of great help in collating reviews of my recordings and performances. He responds to queries and requests immediately, and is always happy to assist on any particular matter related to music and the media.”