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    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    'I'm In Between Gigs' A Music Industry Job Think Tank
    92 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: James Celentano, VP Human Resources, Warner Music Group
    Stu Bergen, President, Independent Label Group
    Dina Coughlan, Music Supervisor/Owner, Planet of Sound
    Terry Kosierowski-Piccolo, VP, Human Resource Operations, Warner Music Group
    Matthew Wishnow, Senior VP, D2C, WEA
    event::about  These days everyone knows smart, motivated, talented people who have lost their job. But the classifieds will only get you so far. This panel focuses on some encouraging job-related topics and will cover everything that ambitious folks need to know from networking, to starting your own business, to submitting a resume that will get a call back from HR.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Graphically Challenged: The Lost Love Of The Album Cover And Beyond
    99 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Craig Hyman, Artist Manager, Consultant, Promoter, Coach
    Cynthia Cochrane, General Manager, Rock Ridge Music, LLC.
    Christopher Kornmann, Art Director & Graphic Designer, spit and image
    Lorna Leighton, Art Director, flytedesign
    Joe Spix, Art Director, Universal Motown Republic Group
    event::about  Depending on your age, you may or may not remember the feeling of opening a CD jewel case or looking at a vinyl album cover with liner notes while listening to your new music purchase. The visual component of music is still just as important to the identity and sound of an artist. Here we discuss the visual aspect of modern day music and its future.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    The Master(ing) Plan: Project Studio Vs. The Pros
    45 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Steve Thomas, Director, PR, Producer, Cakewalk
    Scott Hull, Mastering Engineer, Masterdisk
    Eliud Ortiz, Recording & Mix Engineer
    Julian Silva, Mastering Engineer, On Air Mastering
    David, Seitz, Producer, Fifty Fifty Music
    event::about  A good mastering job can make or break a record. But when budgets are concerned, is it worth it to spend money for professional mastering, or should you invest in new mastering software and finish the job yourself? This panel will cover and compare modern mastering techniques from a variety of perspectives and resources.
     

     

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    A Thriving Revival Of The Dance Music Genre
    51 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Louis Montorio, President, System Recordings
    Geronimo El Capitan, Program Director, Dance/Electronic/Hip-Hop, SiriusXM
    Cory Robbins, President, Robbins Entertainment
    Elena Rossi, Dance Radio/Club Promotion, Capitol Music Group
    event::about  With all the negativity surrounding the music business these days, sometimes you just want to dance your worries away. The dance music genre has figured out a way to stay above water in the stale economy. Stability in digital sales outlets has paved the way for new artists with great, progressive, infectious tracks. Meet some of the top players in dance music who have weathered the storm, and learn how the genre lends itself to the intricacies of contemporary sales.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Being Your Own Label
    139 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Chris Schlarb, Founder/CEO, Dubshot Records
    Glan Caterine, CFO Tunecore, Inc.
    John Lavallo, Music Attorney, The Takeout Group
    Yancey Strickler, Co-founder, Kickstarter
    Peter Van Ness, President, Gimmesound.com
    event::about  This concept takes D.I.Y. to another level. The digital revolution is providing tech-savvy musicians with tools to lay the groundwork for a prosperous future. These digi-intelligent pioneers will cover marketing, publicity, outsourcing uncreative work, raising capital, and distributin in the music tech movement.
     

     

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    Career Choice Series: I Want To Make Music For A Living
    94 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Catherine Fitterman Radbill, Professor & Director, Undergraduate Music Program, NYU
    Maor Ezer, CEO, YouLicense.com
    Michael Guerriero, Songwriter, Producer, Entrepreneur, GEMMusic Demos
    Jared Gutstadt, CEO, Jingle Punks
    Neeta Ragoowansi, Director of Artist-Label Relations, SoundExchange
    event::about  It sounds like a basic concept but it's not. There are countless lucrative options to make music and money. The trick is finding which one fits you. This panel focuses on the artist/producer/musician/writer who isn't part of a group or act, and digs into cutting edge ideas while exposing some eye opening opportunities.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Career Choice Series: I Want To Start A Band In 2010
    49 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Michael Wood, President, City Lights Entertainment
    Susan Busch, Head of Radio Promotions/A&R, Sub Pop Records
    Brenden Mulligan, Founder & President, ArtistData
    Derek Nicoletto, Lead Singer & Songwriter, Telling on Trixie
    Alicia Smith, Co-Founder, God-Des & She
    event::about  Starting a band these days means starting a business - a fun and rewarding business if you do it correctly. Listen to these panelists who can help you jumpstart your journey

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Career Choice Series: I Want To Work In Music Marketing
    100 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Bob Bradley, Director of Marketing, Authentik Artists
    Maria Gonzales, Merchandiser, Warner Brothers Records
    Roy LaManna, President, Trendsetter
    Michelle McDevitt, President, Audible Treats Entertainment
    Jon Satterley, Senior VP, New Media, Roadrunner Records
    event::about  "Music marketing" is continually evolving and necessary for stability in so many other facets of the music industry. With the digital landscape expanding at an astonishingly fast rate, there are many fresh opportunities in this sector. These vanguard panelists have a prescient vision for where marketing is headed and will discuss various topics about music marketing from their experiences in the industry.
     

     

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    $10,000 And A Great Independent Artist
    75 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Adam Lewis, Co-Founder, The Planetary Group
    Kevin Churko, Producer/Mixer/Engineer/Songwriter
    Mark Ghuneim, CEO, Wiredset/Tredrr
    Jeff Rogers, Music Director, AUX TV; Manager, Spiral Beach
    Eric Speck, General Manager, The MuseBox
    event::about  If you've got the goods on tape and the moves on stage, then finding $10G to invest in your act shouldn't be tough. The real problem is knowing what to do with that cash and how to maximize the funds to position yourself for success.

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    Sister Hazel: 15 Years Of Artist Development
    39 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Greg Hammer, VP, Music Marketing, GRACE
    Jett Beres, Bassist, Sister Hazel
    Ken Block, Lead Singer, Sister Hazel
    Marcie Jacobson, Director, Artist Management Services, Rock Ridge Music
    Krista Mettler, Director, Publicity, Rock Ridge Music
    event::about  Members of Sister Hazel and their management will discuss the band's unique approach to a long-term career of ongoing artist development and staying ahead of the industry dips. From building their initial fan-base, to thriving in the major label system and then, life after label, Sister Hazel developed fan events like "The Rock Boat" and "The Hazelnut Hang"; all while building and maintaining an ardent following and online presence which has added up to the enduring success of the band.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Internet Radio: A Free-For-All
    95 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Emch Subatomic, Radio DJ, KEXP; Manager, Subatomic Sound; Producer, BrooklynRadio.net
    Peter Ferraro, GM, East Village Radio
    Jerimiah Lewis, Radio Promotions, Yep Roc Records
    Peter Schiecke, AOL Radio Programming Director, AOL
    Casey Rae-Hunter, Communications Director, Future of Music Coalition
    event::about  Type the words "Internet radio" into any search engine and all you see is the word "free." Who is making money and how? What is the value of "free?"

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Modern Publicity Strategies for the Touring Musician
    100 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Keith Hagan, Co-Owner, SKH Music
    James Bailey, National Publicist, Yep Roc Records
    Jason Feinberg, Founder, On Target Media
    Lori A. Meadows, Tour and Development Manager, Eco-Lectric Tour
    Audrey Schaefer, Founder, Schaefer + Co. Communications
    event::about  Prep that bus! Touring is expensive and you should get the most for your mileage. These professionals will discuss some obvious and not so obvious ways to maximize your publicity and exposure before (and while) going out on tour.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    PBS/NPR: 100 Million Consumers Can't Be Wrong
    113 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Michael Krumper, Founder, Missing Piece Group
    Nick Baily, Director, Publicity, Shore Fire Media
    Bob Boilen, Host/Creator, All Songs Considered, NPR
    Alan Light, Director, Programming, "Live from the Artists Den"
    event::about  NPR has the second and third most listened-to radio shows nationally, and PBS has a much larger primetime audience than both HBO and Bravo!. But these impactful media organizations have been a blind spot for music marketers for decades. Sales of music by artists including Bon Iver, The Decemberists and Grizzly Bear have been directly driven by exposure on NPR, while PBS has recently run important specials about Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan. Learn about the most effective way to reach adult consumers through these channels.
     


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