Chris' Career Reboot.

€13,878 of €20,000 goal

Raised by 151 people in 47 months
Dear Ones, near and far.....I am turing to this entrepreneurial undertaking as a way to finance my career back into functionality.

Due to very unfortunate managerial problems, my career has experienced a terrible downslide to the point of almost non-existence.  Because of this, I have been forced to completely deplete all existing savings and retirement, causing me to practically live on fumes.

Needless to say....I am now without management. 

In addition, my bank of 19 years....DeutscheBank....refuses to give me any help to get my business back on track,  something that I feel they would be happy to offer to  other self-employed business people....just not to me perhaps because my business happens to be Opera.

However, in the midst of this personal chaos, I have  been able to slowly find work on my own, almost at the same time I was thrown out of my management company.  Now, things are beginning to look very good, indeed.  I have engagements coming up very quickly in Italy, Mexico and the U.S.  Other projects are beginning to appear on the horizon.  My career is showing signs of life, again.

And now, at the point where I am about to embark on these new engagements....I am without the funds to support myself with basics like travel, lodgings and food nor to be able to keep the home-fires glowing in paying regular monthly costs of phone, internet, water, health insurance, etc.

For these reasons....I need your help to get my career and my life back into *the black*.  If you can possibly help me with this, I would be forever grateful.

And the artist and performer in me can feel the glow of expression and involvement once more!

Thank you.
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DEAR FRIENDS AND FAMILY.....

I AM FOREVER THANKFUL TO ALL OF YOU FOR HELPING!! I AM SLOWLY GETTING OUT OF THE WOODS....
HOWEVER, THERE IS STILL MUCH TO DO.

IF YOU CAN MANAGE AND HAVE NOT YET DONATED, PLEASE HELP!!!

THANK YOU...THANK YOU WITH ALL MY HEART!!!
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THANK YOU SO MUCH EVERYONE!!

WITH YOUR HELP...I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO GET GOING, AGAIN, WITH MY CAREER!!!

BUT...I HAVE A WAYS TO GO...I'M NOT OUT OF THE WOODS, YET.

I STILL NEED HELP!!!

PLEASE, IF YOU CAN....WON'T YOU HELP?

THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR ANYTHING YOU CAN DO.....
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Dear Ones, near and far.....I am turing to this entrepreneurial undertaking as a way to finance my career back into functionality.

Due to very unfortunate managerial problems, my career has experienced a terrible downslide to the point of almost non-existence. Because of this, I have been forced to completely deplete all existing savings and retirement, causing me to practically live on fumes.

Needless to say....I am now without management.

In addition, my bank of 19 years....DeutscheBank....refuses to give me any help to get my business back on track, something that I feel they would be happy to offer to other self-employed business people....just not to me perhaps because my business happens to be Opera.

However, in the midst of this personal chaos, I have been able to slowly find work on my own, almost at the same time I was thrown out of my management company. Now, things are beginning to look very good, indeed. I have engagements coming up very quickly in Italy, Mexico and the U.S. Other projects are beginning to appear on the horizon. My career is showing signs of life, again.

And now, at the point where I am about to embark on these new engagements....I am without the funds to support myself with basics like travel, lodgings and food nor to be able to keep the home-fires glowing in paying regular monthly costs of phone, internet, water, health insurance, etc.

For these reasons....I need your help to get my career and my life back into *the black*. If you can possibly help me with this, I would be forever grateful.

And the artist and performer in me can feel the glow of expression and involvement once more!

Thank you.
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DEAR WONDERFUL FRIENDS AND FAMILY!!!

HOW CAN I EVER THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP....
I AM SO HUMBLED AND MOVED....

WE ARE NOT FAR MY DEARS....BUT STILL A WAYS TO GO...

I STILL NEED HELP...
IF THERE IS ANYONE WHO COULD HELP....PLEASE DONATE? SO CLOSE...AND YET NOT QUITE THERE...
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Daniel Blackhead
15 months ago
Corwyn Stone
25 months ago

Ah, Chrissy. GC from OKC. Good thoughts.

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Gerry Northam
41 months ago

Just listening again to your breathtaking Puritani from 1986 in Sicily and loving every note. Is there any chance that your reviving performance schedule could bring you to Britain soon?

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Chris Merritt
47 months ago

On my way....

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Chris Merritt
47 months ago

About to take off!!!

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€13,878 of €20,000 goal

Raised by 151 people in 47 months
Created April 9, 2015
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19 months ago
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Anonymous
19 months ago
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erika kaiser
32 months ago

Sorry, I cannot give more as a very old retired simple opera lover, but I hope it helps and will you bring back to the opera community!

PP
€50
Pascal PARANT
34 months ago

I'd like so much to see you again singing in Paris at TCE. Hopefully soon!

€10
Anonymous
35 months ago
Daniel Blackhead
15 months ago
Corwyn Stone
25 months ago

Ah, Chrissy. GC from OKC. Good thoughts.

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Gerry Northam
41 months ago

Just listening again to your breathtaking Puritani from 1986 in Sicily and loving every note. Is there any chance that your reviving performance schedule could bring you to Britain soon?

+ Read More
Chris Merritt
47 months ago

On my way....

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Chris Merritt
47 months ago

About to take off!!!

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