ArcArtists is a licensed independent booking agency committed to the creative and professional development of our artists. 

Upholding core values of honesty, integrity, and communication, we believe strong relationships are essential to a thriving career and the longevity of the greater music community.

Undefined by genre or audience, the common thread that links our artists is our passion for and utmost confidence in them.

Meet the ArcArtists Team

Adam Chernick

Co-Founder, Director of Operations, Agent

Meet Adam: Adam's passion for live music was ignited at a young age, when his father took him to Woodstock '99.  A guitarist and pianist, Adam studied music and psychology at the University of Rochester. He brings over 10 years of experience in the music industry as an agent and manager, and has previously represented artists as diverse as Pharoah Sanders, Diane Schuur, Robert Glasper and Lucky Peterson. When not booking tours, Adam can be found bicycling the city streets or onstage with Topanga, an NYC-based 90's cover band. 

Michael Fatum

Co-Founder, Director of A&R, Agent

Meet Michael: A proud Chicago native and graduate of NYU, Michael brings his energy, enthusiasm & unique experience of over seven years working within the live music industry as an agent, talent buyer and touring musician to the ArcArtists team. Having traveled the world while experiencing the magic & cultural exchange that live performance so uniquely fosters, Michael is excited to lend his passion & insight to all the ArcArtists in order to help share each artist's work with a greater audience. 


Nicole Muto-Graves

Director of Administration, Agent

Meet Nicole: Nicole has a boundless passion for music and the role it plays in cultures around the world. A singer and guitarist, Nicole graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, CT with a degree in ethnomusicology and studied music in Trinidad. Eager to learn about styles of music she has not yet been exposed to, her past experience working with international artists both as a presenter and a representative brings a unique perspective to the ArcArtists team. 

Jason Sector

Director of Booking, Agent

Meet Jason: Jason grew up surrounded by jazz in a musical family in upstate New York. He graduated from the snowy Syracuse University (go orange!) with a degree in Music Industry, and has spent over eight years working in all aspects of music. Jason brings to the ArcArtists team experience as an agent and manager, live show producer, recording engineer, and digitization archivist. In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and drinking craft beer.


Sam Crittenden

Director of Data and Research

Meet Sam: Born in the cornfields of Northern Illinois, Sam shucked his agricultural roots for the trombone at the age of nine. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in Jazz Studies, he moved to New York City and has spent seven years building a career as a touring musician, educator, and arranger. The only thing he enjoys more than playing music with his friends is building a well organized and detailed spreadsheet, a passion he’s thrilled to bring to the ArcArtists team.