Conference Schedule



9:00 am- Registration Begins

9:30 am- Music Careers in the 21st Century

Featuring faculty from the Jacobs School of Music and Arts Administration as well as a representative from WBAA public radio, this panel discussion will highlight where your music industry education can take you. From the artist career, publishing, to A&R, to publicity, there are many career paths one can take in the music industry.

11:00 am- Current Issues in Media

This panel features Chris Kowalcyzk (Universal Music Group), Brad Holtz (WTTS), and Dmitri Vietze (rock paper scissors & StoryAmp) and will highlight the challenges and opportunities the music industry faces with new and advancing technologies. Copyright, promotions, and more will be covered in this discussion.

12:30 pm- Lunch (provided)

1:30 pm- Money from Music

With the ever-changing music industry, which is becoming more digitized everyday, how does one make money from music? Ben Swanson (Secretly Canadian), Robert Meitus (entertainment lawyer/manager) Mike Garcia (The Greek Theatre), and Mark LaFay (artist manager/music marketing expert) will discuss new income streams for musicians and shifts from the recording business to the live performance business as well as the legal issues associated with this.

3:00 pm- Roundtable Discussions

Making a First and Lasting Impression-Larry Jacobson

21st Century Artist Management- Mark LaFay

Music Promotions-Ben Swanson

Venue Management-Mike Garcia

Copyrights and Copywrongs- Robert Meitus

Musician Entrepreneurship Online- Jeff Nelsen

4:00 pm– Keynote Speaker: Nick Light

6:00pm– After Party at Café Django


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