onstave-faq

What is onstave?

Onstave is a web platform for contemporary art music publishing, with some features to promote new performances of the published works.

What is a performance project?

The performance project's goal is a new performance of a piece published on onstave.com. Any registered user can create a performance project and join it. The author of the project can declare, at the time of its creation, his/ her willing to funding the project.

How does performance project work?

  • Any registered user can create and join a performance project.
  • The project author can declare his/her willing to funding the project, at the time of its creation.
  • The project members can discuss about the project by creating topics, writing comments and replies on the project page.
  • Goal of the project is to realize a new performance of the piece.

How do I create a new performance project?

To create a new performance project on onstave.com, after a free account registration:

  • Click on "Account menu -> Add a project".
  • Select a work from the list (it includes all published works).
  • Select a value for the funding option (optional).
  • Click on "Save".

What happens when a performance project is created?

  • The author of the project is automatically set as the project manager.
  • The project is published and accessile to all users, even anonymous, while only registered users can join the project.

How do I join a performance project?

  • Click on "Account" -> "Active projects".
  • Click on the title of the project you wish to join.
  • Click on "Join to this project" then confirm your choice.

What happens when I join a performance project?

  • Your name is added to the list of the project's members.
  • You can create, edit and delete (your own) posts on the project's page, and reply to other members posts.

How do I unsubscribe from a performance project?

To unsubscrube from a performance project, access the page of the project from which you want to unsubscribe, then click on "Unsubscribe from group".

How do I unsubscribe from a project I created?

You can not unsubscribe from a project you created. As project author you can:

  • Remove the project.
  • Block temporarily other members of the project
  • Remove other members from the project.

How do I create a new relationship?

  • Access the profile of the user you want in your team.
  • Click on "Become [username] team member.
  • Wait for confirmation.

    How do I remove a relationship?

    To remove a (team) relationship:

    • Visit the profile of the user you want to remove from your team
    • Click on "remove" link, under the section "Your relationships to this user"
    • On the confirmation page click on "Yes" to confirm your choice.

    How does publishing process work?

    Registered composers can upload their works through a web form. Since onstave is a web site for contemporary art music publishing, we don't publish automatically the works submitted. As a general orientation, innovative styles are strongly encouraged.