Frequently Asked Questions
What grades are Brian's assemblies designed for?
Grades Pre K - 6.
How many live shows can you do in a day?
As many as four, but five if you decide to add a Family Night show.
What is the best way to break up the grades?
K-2 and 3-5 (or 3-6).
How long are the assemblies?
Are your virtual shows less money?
Yes, you will save on travel costs.
Why do you only present on YouTube Live and not Zoom or Google Meet?
Zoom and Google Meet are designed for small meetings and not large presentations. In addition, livestream has the best quality and will not be glitchy, causing your kids/students to miss some of the show. It is less distracting, safer for the kids, can be viewed on any browser (does not require software or an account sign-up, and it also stays up ON-DEMAND for 24 hours following the performance. Here is a great article to help you better understand why livestream through YouTube Live is best.
How long does it take you to set up and pack up?
One hour to set up and about 20 minutes to pack up.
How far apart can assemblies be booked?
Usually one hour is best (i.e. 9AM & 10AM or 9:30AM & 10:30AM)
Are Brian's assemblies available nationwide?
Yes. Brian travels all year throughout the U.S. Individual schools can reserve a date any time in the Northeast (NJ, DE, PA, NY, CT, MD, DC, MA, RI). Brian does have tours to other states certain weeks out of the year. Brian's Virtual Shows are the perfect option for the 2020-2021 school year and at-home instruction due to the pandemic.
You are not yet in my area, how can I begin a tour?
You and another school in close proximity (same school district or different school district) can begin a tour by sharing two days back-to-back with a minimum of four shows. Or just book a set of Virtual Shows available any time of the year.
Do you come with a sound system?
For areas that Brian drives to (Northeast), Brian provides his own state-of-the-art sound system. For locations where Brian is flying to present shows, Brian will need to use the school's sound system for his head mic (XLR) and music system (mini).
How much space do you need?
Approximately 10 feet deep and 17 feet wide.
Can the shows be outside?
Due to outside distractions and wind, Brian's assemblies are best inside. However, Brian is making an exception during the Covid-19 pandemic to bring his shows outside.
Do you have take-home material?
Yes. Be sure to visit the Resources link on the show page.
Are you insured?