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Thursday, April 30
 

11:30am PDT

Adoption vs. Babysitting: How to Choose Between a Music Publishing and Admin Deal (Presented by Lommen Abdo)
Music publishing deals once served as the holy grail for songwriters seeking success in the industry. Today music publishers are not the only game in town. To some writers, a music administration deal is more attractive. What are the major differences between a traditional publishing deal and an administration deal? What are the pros and cons of each? What are the principal deal terms? This Q&A session will answer these and more questions to help songwriters understand...and choose wisely.

Moderators
avatar for Alex Grout

Alex Grout

Senior Director & Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs, ASCAP

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Brabec

Jeff Brabec

VP, Business Affairs, BMG Chrysalis
Jeff Brabec is Vice President of Business Affairs for BMG Chrysalis  (representing, among others, the catalogues of will.i.am, Bruno Mars, ZZ Top, OutKast, Cee Lo Green, ZZ Top, David Bowie, My Morning Jacket, Kurt Cobain, Devo, Gnarls Barkley, John Denver, Blondie, David Bowie... Read More →
avatar for Ken Abdo, Esq.

Ken Abdo, Esq.

Attorney, Partner, Lommen Abdo Law Firm
Ken Abdo is Chair of Lommen Abdo Law Firm’s Entertainment Law Department and has served as legal counsel to music and entertainment media artists for over 30 years.  Clients include multiple Grammy® award recipients, gold and platinum recording artist’s motion picture and Emmy... Read More →



Thursday April 30, 2015 11:30am - 12:45pm PDT
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

11:30am PDT

Pop/Rock Feedback Panel
Get valuable advice and engage in honest talk with pop/rock music industry experts in this live feedback session. A limited number of songs, pre-submitted by EXPO registrants, will receive feedback in front of a live audience. Find out what real publishers and industry execs are listening for when they hear a new song!

Moderators
avatar for Tim Maginnis

Tim Maginnis

Associate Director, Pop/Rock, Creative Services, ASCAP

Speakers
avatar for Mike Daly

Mike Daly

Whiskeytown, Songwriter, Producer, Artist / Hollywood Records
Executive Director, A&R and Music Publishing - Hollywood RecordsSongwriter, Producer, Artist (Whiskeytown) - "93 Million Miles," "Lie a Little Better," "12 Fingers" Mike Daly is an American producer / songwriter / multi-instrumentalist who grew up in Roselle Park, New Jersey, United... Read More →
avatar for Melissa Emert-Hutner

Melissa Emert-Hutner

Director, Publishing, US Operations, Nettwerk Music Group
Melissa Emert-Hutner is an industry veteran of over 16 years, and is currently Director of Publishing, US Operations at Nettwerk Music Group in New York City. Her role entails working with Nettwerk One Music's publishing roster of writers and artists by setting up co-writes, pitching... Read More →
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Tavi Shabestari

Sr. Director, A&R, Pulse Music Publishing
Senior Director, A&R at Pulse, Tavi Shabestari who previously held the title of Director, A&R, and since her hiring in March 2014, Tavi’s efforts in the discovery and pursuit of new talent have led the company to signing publishing deals with artists RY X and Jez Dior  as well... Read More →
avatar for Teresa LaBarbera Whites

Teresa LaBarbera Whites

Longstanding Music Fan & Artist Advocate
An over 20-year veteran of the music industry, Teresa LaBarbera Whites is one of the top record label executives in the world. She is directly responsible for the discovery and development of Beyoncé, Destiny’s Child and Jessica Simpson and is consistently brought in to work closely... Read More →


Thursday April 30, 2015 11:30am - 12:45pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom D 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

11:30am PDT

Straight Talk and Feedback from Country Music Pros
It’s often said that Nashville is a songwriter’s town. But what distinguishes a good country song from a great one? We’ve brought together a panel of successful Nashville industry execs and songwriters to give insight into what they listen for. They’ll offer live feedback on a limited number of songs, pre-submitted by EXPO registrants, and offer up advice on how to make it in Music City.

Moderators
avatar for Mike Sistad

Mike Sistad

Senior Creative Director, Nashville, Creative Services, ASCAP

Speakers
avatar for Marc Beeson

Marc Beeson

"When She Cries," “We Are Tonight," "Lie With Me," "Send 'Em On Down (The Road)", Songwriter
Songwriter - "When She Cries," “We Are Tonight," "Lie With Me," "Send 'Em On Down (The Road)" This Illinois native and 20 year Nashville veteran has had over 100 cuts including songs recorded by Reba McEntire, Jason Aldean, Kenny Rogers, Martina McBride, Peter Cetera, Diamond Rio... Read More →
avatar for Michael Martin

Michael Martin

Senior Creative Director, Nashville, Creative Services, ASCAP
avatar for Carla Wallace

Carla Wallace

Co-Owner & GM, Big Yellow Dog Music
Carla Wallace is the co-owner of Nashville based, indie publishing company, Big Yellow Dog Music. A Nashville native and Belmont University graduate, she has worked in the publishing industry for over 17 years. Carla got her start by pitching songs for two major independent publishing... Read More →


Thursday April 30, 2015 11:30am - 12:45pm PDT
Silver Lake 3rd Floor

11:30am PDT

Women Behind the Music
Women are a dominant force in music today. As songwriters, performers, publishers, executives and entrepreneurs, they are creating the hits, building successful businesses and shaking up the culture like never before. This panel of gifted women will share their experiences in navigating the modern music industry - the savvy choices they made, the tough challenges they encountered, the valuable lessons they learned and the greatest rewards they earned - on their way to building career success.

Moderators
avatar for Erica Grayson

Erica Grayson

President & COO, MADE
Grayson’s journey within the music industry began in the West Coast offices of Jive Records while she was still attending the University of Southern California. After graduating with a degree in Communications, the New York native continued with her “do anything and everything... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Whitney-Gayle Benta

Whitney-Gayle Benta

SVP, Music & Talent, Revolt
Whitney-Gayle Benta is a visionary talent executive responsible for creating some of pop culture’s most dynamic moments of the past 10 years. In 2013, she was appointed the Sr. Vice President of Music & Talent for Sean “Diddy” Combs’ REVOLT, the music mogul’s forthcoming... Read More →
avatar for Goapele

Goapele

Closer, Even Closer, Strong As Glass, Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - Closer, Even Closer, Strong As GlassGoapele which means “to move forward” in Setswana has been doing just that, moving forward and making her presence felt in the music industry since 2001 as an American soul and R&B singer/songwriter. Her latest album entitled... Read More →
avatar for Faith Newman

Faith Newman

SVP, Creative & Business Development, Reservoir Media Management
Named one of Complex Magazine’s Top 25 Hip-Hop A&R Execs in history, Faith Newman has discovered talent including Nas and Jamiroquai, and worked with Public Enemy, LL Cool J, The Fugees, and many more. As Reservoir’s SVP of Creative and Business Development, NYU alum Faith added... Read More →
avatar for Santigold

Santigold

"L.E.S. Artistes," "Creator," "Disparate Youth," Santogold, Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - "L.E.S. Artistes," "Creator," "Disparate Youth," Santogold
avatar for Sevyn Streeter

Sevyn Streeter

"It Won't Stop," "Yeah 3X," "New Day," "The Way", Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - "It Won't Stop," "Yeah 3X," "New Day," "The Way" "Music is emotional. Your job is to make people feel something. The best way to do that is to sing and speak from something they've personally been through. That's where I write from," Amber ‘Sevyn' Streeter... Read More →


Thursday April 30, 2015 11:30am - 12:45pm PDT
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor

2:00pm PDT

"We Create Music"
There are many pathways to success in today’s music industry. But while these leading songwriters and composers made their mark on different points of the musical spectrum - whether writing international hit songs, scoring a major box office hit, building a fanbase outside the mainstream or producing music that defines the sound of our times - they have all faced challenges, overcome obstacles, made sacrifices, experienced breakthroughs and reaped rewards as they built real lives in music. Discover the common threads that connect you with some of the most successful music creators in the business, gain valuable insights from experienced professionals and learn how to harness some universal truths about creators in order to achieve your own music career goals.

Moderators
avatar for Amrit Singh

Amrit Singh

Host / Music & Culture Editor, Revolt TV
Amrit Singh is a television host, and the Music & Culture Editor of REVOLT TV, where he anchors REVOLT News in addition appearing as a host and interviewer on REVOLT Live. Before moving into television, Amrit served as Executive Editor of Stereogum, a leading voice in online music... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Toby Gad

Toby Gad

"If I Were A Boy," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "All Of Me," "Living for Love", Songwriter, Producer
Toby Gad is a Danish-born music producer and songwriter. Since the age of 7 Toby was writing and performing music, and at just 20 years old had his first platinum success with Milli Vanilli. After great success in Europe Toby moved to the US, where he penned #1 hits for Beyonce ("If... Read More →
avatar for No I.D.

No I.D.

EVP, A&R; "Holy Grail," "Heartless," "My Last," "Run This Town", Def Jam Recordings; Producer
Producer - "Holy Grail," "Heartless," "My Last," "Run This Town" EVP, A&R - Def Jam Recordings Ernest Dion Wilson, professionally known as No I.D., is an American hip hop and R&B music producer from Chicago, Illinois. He is perhaps best known for his early work with Chicago-based... Read More →
avatar for Deborah Lurie

Deborah Lurie

Film: Footloose (2011), Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Dear John, 9, Composer, Arranger
Composer, Arranger - Film: Footloose (2011), Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Dear John, 9 Music has always been a visual experience for Deborah. Born with a rare condition called synesthesia, she experiences every musical note with a corresponding color in her mind’s eye. Deborah’s... Read More →
avatar for Richard Marx

Richard Marx

“Hold on to the Nights,” “Right Here Waiting,” “Dance with My Father,” “Long Hot Summer”, Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - “Hold on to the Nights,” “Right Here Waiting,” “Dance with My Father,” “Long Hot Summer” As a performer, songwriter and producer, Richard Marx’s nearly three-decade-long career has had innumerable of highlights. The Chicago native has sold... Read More →


Thursday April 30, 2015 2:00pm - 3:15pm PDT
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor

3:30pm PDT

Hit Songwriters: In It to Win It
This panel of successful songwriters representing different genres will explore in-depth what it takes to reach the top of the charts today. It starts with writing a great song, yes, but as you’ll discover, it often means collaborating with other writers, performers and producers, developing a taste for the market and knowing how to get your material heard by the right people. Learn from these masters what you should be doing if you want to be the best in the business.

Moderators
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Amanda Berman

VP, A&R, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Kadish

Kevin Kadish

"All About That Bass," "Lips Are Movin," "Wordplay", Songwriter, Producer
Songwriter, Producer - "All About That Bass," "Lips Are Movin," "(There's Gotta Be) More to Life," "Wordplay" Kevin Kadish is an American Grammy Award-nominated songwriter, producer, sound engineer, and instrumentalist who has participated in the production of many commercially successful... Read More →
avatar for Greg Kurstin

Greg Kurstin

“What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger),” “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)," “Burn,” “Chandelier”, Songwriter, Producer
Songwriter, Producer -  “What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger),” “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)," “Burn,” “Chandelier” Greg Kurstin is a songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist who has had his hand in many hits over the last decade, including Kelly Clarkson’s “What... Read More →
avatar for William Larsen

William Larsen

"Am I Wrong," "City Lights," "One Song", Songwriter, Producer
Songwriter, Producer - "Am I Wrong," "City Lights," "One Song" William Larsen is an award winning multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer from Norway. Prior to co-writing and producing the world-wide smash hit  "Am I Wrong," he already had over 20 sales certifications in... Read More →
avatar for Jesse Shatkin

Jesse Shatkin

“Chandelier,” "Take You High," "Invincible", Songwriter, Producer
Songwriter, Producer - “Chandelier,” "Take You High,"  "Invincible," “Get It” Producer and songwriter Jesse Shatkin, has had an incredible year.  Jesse was nominated for two Grammy awards including “Song Of The Year” and “Record Of The Year” for co-writing and co-producing... Read More →
avatar for Sevyn Streeter

Sevyn Streeter

"It Won't Stop," "Yeah 3X," "New Day," "The Way", Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - "It Won't Stop," "Yeah 3X," "New Day," "The Way" "Music is emotional. Your job is to make people feel something. The best way to do that is to sing and speak from something they've personally been through. That's where I write from," Amber ‘Sevyn' Streeter... Read More →


Thursday April 30, 2015 3:30pm - 4:45pm PDT
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor

3:30pm PDT

The Visual Streams: Making Money with Your Music on YouTube and Beyond (Presented by AdRev & Killer Tracks)
The digital revolution has brought with it amazing new ways to distribute and monetize your music. Financial success in the new music industry goes beyond just selling your music. It's about popularizing, monetizing and inviting people to engage with your music. From streaming on YouTube to micro-sync licensing, this panel will discuss all of the new revenue streams available to enable today's songwriters and artists to earn a living from their music. Learn about all of these opportunities to maximize your distribution and your income!

Moderators
avatar for Ryan Born

Ryan Born

CEO, AdRev
Ryan Born is the CEO of AdRev, a YouTube asset administration service, micro sync licensing platform and multi-channel network that currently represents 4 million music copyrights and monetizes over 27.5 million YouTube videos. Based on its 3 year revenue growth, the company was named... Read More →

Speakers
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Chuck Ansel

VP, Operations, Universal Publishing Production Music
avatar for Geoffrey Grotz

Geoffrey Grotz

Co-Founder & CEO, SourceAudio
Co-Founder & CEO - SourceAudio Geoffrey Grotz is the CEO and co-founder of SourceAudio and SourceMedia LLC.  A proven entrepreneur in 2002, Geoff created, funded, and co-founded GameTrailers.com, later sold and acquired by MTV Networks in 2005.  With expertise in business strategy... Read More →
avatar for Tina Guo

Tina Guo

Composer, Cellist
Composer, Cellist Tina Guo has developed an international multi-faceted performance and recording career as a cellist, electric cellist, erhuist, and composer known for her distinctive sound, mastery in a wide range of genres, and improvisatory style in major motion picture, television... Read More →
avatar for Ben Patterson

Ben Patterson

CEO, DashGo
Ben Patterson founded and operates DashGo, a digital content distribution and services platform for independent artists, labels and content owners. DashGo provides online distribution, campaign execution and strategic marketing services. Since 2004, DashGo has focused on creating... Read More →


Thursday April 30, 2015 3:30pm - 4:45pm PDT
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

5:30pm PDT

Higher Calling: Growing a Career in Gospel Music
Gospel music enhances the lives of million of listeners, and writers, publishers and performers of successful gospel music enjoy long and robust careers. This panel of writers and experts will share their insights into the creative, financial and spiritual aspects of gospel music, and how fusing faith, craft and vision can elevate your career.

Moderators
avatar for Joncier Rienecker

Joncier Rienecker

Associate Director, Rhythm & Soul, Creative Services, ASCAP

Speakers
avatar for Maurette Brown Clark

Maurette Brown Clark

Gospel, Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - "Breaking of Day," "I Hear the Sound (of Victory)," "It Ain't Over," "Just Want to Praise You" Multiple Stellar Award Winner, Maurette Brown Clark, is one of Gospel music's sweethearts. Originally from Long Island, New York, Maurette began her singing career... Read More →
avatar for LaShawn Daniels

LaShawn Daniels

Gospel, Songwriter
Gospel Songwriter - "I Believe," "Say My Name," "Telephone," "Why Me?" Few lyricists have been more responsible for changing the very landscape of contemporary urban and pop music than LaShawn Daniels. With a catalogue that includes multi-platinum award winning songs like "It's... Read More →
avatar for Janice Gaines

Janice Gaines

Gospel, Songwriter, Artist
Gospel Songwriter, Artist - "One Day" Now arises a fresh new voice in music-- Janice Gaines. Her debut release, Greatest Life Ever, is a collection of irresistible songs featuring world-class songwriting and production from multiple GRAMMY Award-winner Lashawn Daniels (Michael... Read More →
avatar for William McDowell

William McDowell

Gospel, Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist "The best you can do is to prepare your heart and be obedient... you have to be willing to become invisible. It’s never about you. Nothing in the service is about you. People aren’t coming to see you. They are coming to experience God." It's a sentiment that... Read More →
avatar for Jonathan McReynolds

Jonathan McReynolds

Gospel, Songwriter, Artist
Gospel Songwriter, Artist - "I Love You," "Lovin' Me," "Mary, Did You Know," "No Gray" It’s rare these days to find a young artist who puts everything on the table. Who puts his whole heart into his music and passionately sings of his love for Jesus Christ. McReynolds is that rare... Read More →


Thursday April 30, 2015 5:30pm - 6:45pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom D 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

5:30pm PDT

Making the Most of Your ASCAP Membership
ASCAP paid out a record-high $883 million to our members in 2014, but we offer a whole lot more than monthly royalty checks. From workshops and showcases to our ASCAP OnStage program and roster of member benefits, we’ve got ways of helping you out at every stage of your career. This panel of ASCAP staff and experienced members will offer insider info on how ASCAP works, and practical tips for getting everything you can out of your membership. Not a member yet? Come find out why ASCAP is the right choice for you.

Moderators
avatar for Etan Rosenbloom

Etan Rosenbloom

Associate Director, Marketing & Communications;, ASCAP
Associate Director, Marketing & Communications - ASCAPDeputy Editor - ASCAP's Playback Magazine

Speakers
avatar for Dede Burns

Dede Burns

VP, Membership & Strategic Services, ASCAP
avatar for Ryan Levine

Ryan Levine

Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist Ryan Levine has been writing songs and playing in bands from the age of 10. From 2006-2009 he was signed to RCA/Sony BMG with his band Test Your Reflex. The group released The Burning Hour in 2007, and toured the U.S. and Canada for two years, opening for bands... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Perkins

Rachel Perkins

Associate Director, Film & TV, Creative Services, ASCAP
avatar for Ed Reyes

Ed Reyes

Associate Director, Pop/Rock, Creative Services, ASCAP


Thursday April 30, 2015 5:30pm - 6:45pm PDT
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

5:30pm PDT

Strike Up the Brand: How to Boost Your Music Career with Partners and Sponsors (Presented by Billboard)
Time was when artists would steer clear of corporate sponsorships for fear of harming their creative image. Those days are long gone. Today “selling out” is in. Partnering with a company - or a brand - is now one of the best ways to raise your profile and get your music heard by a wide audience. By using examples of great brand/artist synergies, this panel will explore how writer-artists can attract and pitch brands, what brands are looking for in an artist, how you can be a good brand partner, working strategically so that you both achieve your goals, and, ultimately, how a brand partnership can pay off!

Moderators
avatar for Andrew Hampp

Andrew Hampp

Senior Correspondent, Billboard
Andrew Hampp is Billboard's senior correspondent, focusing on the intersections of music, branding, advertising and business. Since 2011, he's helped unearth trends and report cover stories on the dueling music strategies of Coke and Pepsi; notable personalities from Guy Oseary, Troy... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Marcie Allen

Marcie Allen

President, MAC Presents
Marcie Allen is President of New York City-based music experiential agency MAC Presents.  She leverages her twenty years of music industry experience to negotiate high profile sponsorships between the world’s leading brands and artists.  Allen has executed partnerships on behalf... Read More →
avatar for Steve Berman

Steve Berman

Vice Chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M
Just six months after the inception of Interscope Records in 1991, co-founder Jimmy Iovine enlisted Steve Berman to head the innovative label’s marketing and sales effort.  Since then, the Interscope brand has grown from one of the most successful independent record companies... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Kausen

Jessica Kausen

Events & Music Manager, Squarespace
Jessica Kausen is the Events & Music Relations Manager for Squarespace, which is headquartered in New York City. With over 10 years of event management experience, Jessica has produced a variety of live events, ranging from non-profit fundraising galas to multi-million dollar concert... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Miller

Daniel Miller

Artist Manager (Lady Antebellum), Red Light Management/Fusion Music
Artist Manager (Lady Antebellum) - Red Light Management Managing Partner - Fusion Music A 15 year Nashville veteran, Daniel Miller began his career as a tour publicist for Schatzi Hageman’s Hot Schatz PR & Wes Vause’s Media Shop in 1998. From there he joined Simon Renshaw’s... Read More →



Thursday April 30, 2015 5:30pm - 6:45pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom B-C 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)
 
Friday, May 1
 

9:45am PDT

Creative Cohorts: How a Writer-Publisher Team Works Together
The role of a music publisher in a songwriter’s career is evolving. Today, they do much more than collect your money. They play a vital role in your development, connecting you with collaborators, placing your music with recording artists and pursuing alternative ways to maximize your music. This panel will explore the fundamentals of the publisher-songwriter relationship and how they work together, from signing to achieving chart success. 

Moderators
avatar for Tom DeSavia

Tom DeSavia

Head of Creative Services, SONGS Music Publishing
Prior to joining Songs, DeSavia was a partner/VP of Creative for the Los Angeles-based independent publishing company Notable Music. He came to Notable from a long career at ASCAP, where he served as SVP of Membership, heading up the PRO’s pop/rock staff, managing offices in LA... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Gorley

Ashley Gorley

"Crash My Party," "Runnin' Outta Moonlight," "Good Girl", Songwriter
Songwriter - "Crash My Party," "Runnin' Outta Moonlight," "Good Girl," "You're Gonna Miss This" Ashley Gorley is an award-winning songwriter and publisher in Nashville, Tennessee. Recently, Gorley was named 2014 ASCAP Songwriter of the Year, 2014 NSAI Songwriter of the Year, and... Read More →
avatar for Ian James

Ian James

Managing Director, Mushroom Music Publishing
Ian James has been the Managing Director of Mushroom Music Publishing for the past 28 years. Mushroom Music Publishing is the most successful independent music publisher in Australia and represents many of the most prominent songwriters in Australia and New Zealand. He is also the... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Knoepfle

Jennifer Knoepfle

SVP, A&R, Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Jennifer Knoepfle is a SVP of A&R at Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Her artists include Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost from Fun., Clams Casino, Foster The People, The Preatures, Rome, Smallpools, Bleachers, Band of Skulls, Kelela, Broods, and Lord Huron. She also plays a pivotal role... Read More →
avatar for Monti Olson

Monti Olson

EVP & Managing Director, Worldwide Music Publishing, Global Entertainment
Monti Olson, formerly executive vice president/head of A&R, Global Publishing at Universal Publishing, has joined Global Entertainment as Executive VP and Managing Director of Worldwide Music Publishing. He leads Global Publishing across both the LA and London offices. Olson's... Read More →


Friday May 1, 2015 9:45am - 11:00am PDT
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor

9:45am PDT

R&B/Hip-Hop Feedback
Get valuable advice and talk honestly with urban music experts in this live feedback session. A limited number of songs, pre-submitted by EXPO registrants, will receive feedback in front of a live audience. Find out what real industry execs are listening for when they hear a new track!

Moderators
avatar for Jennifer Goicoechea

Jennifer Goicoechea

Associate Director, Rhythm & Soul, Creative Services, ASCAP

Speakers
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Shani Gonzales

VP, Creative, BMG Music Publishing
avatar for Derrick Hardy

Derrick Hardy

A&R Scout, Motown Records
Hailing from the South Side of Chicago, Derrick "Lottery" Hardy is an A&R Scout at Motown Records. He has worked in the Universal Music Group system for the past 3 years, starting with Universal Music Publishing and now in his current role at Motown Records. He has worked on projects... Read More →
avatar for Delmar Powell

Delmar Powell

Director, Urban A&R, Universal Republic
Director, Urban A&R - Universal Republic Delmar Powell is Director of Urban A&R at Universal Republic. Based in the Los Angeles office, Powell will focus on signing, developing, building, and breaking acts within the urban space ranging from hip-hop and R&B to pop. He will also... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Vaughn

Jeff Vaughn

Sr. Director, A&R, Artist Publishing Group / Artist Partners (WMG)
Jeff Vaughn is Director of A&R at Artist Publishing Group (APG) and Artist Partners, Mike Caren's WMG artist accelerator and white label venture. In addition to his A&R responsibilities, Jeff serves as manager to producer Cook Classics and APG writers Geoffro and JHart.


Friday May 1, 2015 9:45am - 11:00am PDT
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

9:45am PDT

Trading Places: Composers Working As Songwriters (and Vice-Versa)
The line between composing and songwriting is slowly dissolving. These days, trained composers are helping major pop acts class up their sounds, and integrating new sounds into their scores. At the same time, songwriters from the rock and pop worlds are finding work in film, TV and beyond. At this panel, you’ll meet music creators working in the fertile ground between pop/rock and traditional film/TV composing. You’ll discover a wide variety of pathways you may not have considered, including arranging, production music, video games, podcasts, commercials and more.

Moderators
avatar for Jared Gutstadt

Jared Gutstadt

CEO; TV: Pawn Stars, The Voice, The Taste, Fashion Stars, Jingle Punks; Composer
Composer - TV: Pawn Stars, The Voice, The Taste, Fashion Stars CEO - Jingle Punks  Jared Gutstadt is a Canadian-born entrepreneur and musician best known for founding the creative music agency Jingle Punks. Gutstadt also produces music under the moniker "Captain Hooks. Gutstadt... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Nick Thorburn (Islands)

Nick Thorburn (Islands)

"I Was Born (A Unicorn)," "Don't Call Me Whitney, Bobby" Podcast: Serial, Songwriter, Composer, Artist
Songwriter, Composer, Artist - "I Was Born (A Unicorn)," "Don't Call Me Whitney, Bobby," "Hallways" Podcast: Serial Nick Thorburn is a Canadian musician, composer, and producer best known for starting and co-fronting the cult indie rock band The Unicorns when he was still a teenager... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Heath

Daniel Heath

TV Shows: Top Chef, Real Housewives (Orange County and NYC); Songwriter -, Composer, Songwriter
Composer - TV Shows: Top Chef, Real Housewives (Orange County and NYC) Songwriter - "Blue Jeans" Dan Heath is an accomplished songwriter, producer and film composer. He is also one of Lana Del Rey’s main collaborators having co-written and produced many of her singles including... Read More →
avatar for Brandon Jay

Brandon Jay

TV: Orange is the New Black, Weeds, Composer
Composer - TV: Orange is the New Black, Weeds
avatar for Shawn Patterson

Shawn Patterson

TV: Robot Chicken Film: “Everything Is Awesome” (The Lego Movie), Composer, Songwriter
Composer, Songwriter - TV: Robot Chicken, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Film: “Everything Is Awesome” (The Lego Movie) Shawn Patterson is an Academy Award and Grammy nominated composer, songwriter and music producer, having penned eclectic songs and striking underscore... Read More →


Friday May 1, 2015 9:45am - 11:00am PDT
Hollywood Ballroom D 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

11:45am PDT

Desmond Child Presents Fair Trade Music: Re-Visioning the Music Ecosystem

Music is more than a source of entertainment. It’s an entire ecosystem, made up of songwriters and performers, producers, musicians, fans and businesses, each with an essential role to play. The time has come for Fair Trade Music - a revolutionary movement promoting a fair and sustainable music ecosystem from creator to consumer and everyone in between. Desmond Child hosts this panel discussion with notable songwriters and composers, each one a master musical craftsman and an outspoken champion for music creators’ rights. They’ll outline what we all need to do to preserve and strengthen our rights and keep music, along with the vital businesses that support our creativity, thriving for decades to come.


Moderators
avatar for Desmond Child

Desmond Child

“Dude (Looks Like A Lady),” “Livin’ on a Prayer,” “Livin’ La Vida Loca”, Songwriter, Producer
Songwriter, Producer – “Dude (Looks Like A Lady),” “Livin’ on a Prayer,” “Livin’ La Vida Loca,” “Waking Up in Vegas” For nearly three decades, songwriter-producer and ASCAP Board Member Desmond Child has reigned as one of music's most successful creative forces... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Schwartz

Eddie Schwartz

"Does a Fool Ever Learn," "All Our Tomorrows," "The Doctor," "Hit Me with Your Best Shot", Songwriter, Producer, Artist
Songwriter, Producer, Artist - "Does a Fool Ever Learn," "All Our Tomorrows," "The Doctor," "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" Eddie Schwartz is best known for writing such classic hit songs as "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" recorded by Pat Benetar, "Don't Shed A Tear" by Paul Carrack, and... Read More →
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Doug Wood

Omni Music, Composer, Producer
President - Omni Music Composer - Omni Music Library Composer and producer Doug Wood has written and produced music for hundreds of television programs and commercials, including Saturday Night Live,Dateline NBC, Conan O'Brien, promos for ABC, CBS, ESPN and NBC, national spots... Read More →


Friday May 1, 2015 11:45am - 1:00pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom D 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

11:45am PDT

On the Come Up: Mama We Made It
Every music creator strives for success for a different reason, and every one takes his or her own journey to get there. We invited a few songwriters and producers on the cusp of greatness to tell their stories. They’ll explain their unique approaches to achieving their musical dreams - including all the difficulties they’ve faced along the way, and how they overcame them. Our panelists speak from the perspective of incredible talents who are finally getting the attention they deserve, but remember all the hard work it took to get where they are. Their stories will inspire you to keep working toward your own goals, whatever they may be.

Moderators
avatar for Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones

Director, Rhythm & Soul, Creative Services, ASCAP

Speakers
avatar for Kirby Lauryen

Kirby Lauryen

"FourFiveSeconds," "Only One," "Crazy", Songwriter
Songwriter - "FourFiveSeconds," "Only One," "Crazy" From the first soulful note, you know there is something special about Kirby Lauryen. Born in Memphis, TN and bred upon Mississippi soil, Kirby found herself influenced by the rich vocal sounds of musical legends Otis Redding, Ella... Read More →
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Victoria Monet

"We the People," "Made in China," "For the Thrill", Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - "We the People," "Made in China," "For the Thrill" Victoria Monet was born on May 1, 1989 in Georgia and later moved to Sacramento, California as a child. As a young girl growing up in Sacramento, California Victoria Monet was fascinated with performing arts... Read More →
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Mali Music

"Beautiful," "I Believe," Mali Is..., Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - "Beautiful," "I Believe," Mali Is... Kortney Jamaal Pollard, who performs under the stage name Mali Music, is an American recording artist, singer-songwriter and producer. His two independently released albums, The Coming (2008) and The 2econd Coming (2009... Read More →


Friday May 1, 2015 11:45am - 1:00pm PDT
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

2:30pm PDT

Managing Your Online Presence (Presented by Squarespace)
Managing your online presence is a crucial part of getting your music out to the world - but it can be a daunting, time-consuming task. Squarespace hosts this candid conversation with industry experts about how to manage your brand online. We'll discuss some of the best tools to manage your music, and answer questions like "Do I really need a website?" and "How can I articulate my brand voice?" This session is not about selling you a product, but helping you navigate the best way to manage your brand online so you can spend the majority of your time doing what you love.

Moderators
avatar for Jessica Kausen

Jessica Kausen

Events & Music Manager, Squarespace
Jessica Kausen is the Events & Music Relations Manager for Squarespace, which is headquartered in New York City. With over 10 years of event management experience, Jessica has produced a variety of live events, ranging from non-profit fundraising galas to multi-million dollar concert... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Grace Jones

Grace Jones

Senior Publicist, Grandstand Media & Management
Australian-born-now-LA-based Grace Jones is a senior publicist at leading music PR company Grandstand Media & Management. Prior to Grandstand she worked at agencies REQUIEM media (a company she founded), and Tell All Your Friends PR. Before the move to LA she spent the last seven... Read More →
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Seth Kallen

Artist Manager, This Fiction Management
Seth Kallen founded This Side Up Management, a boutique artist management and event curator, while studying at NYU's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. Kallen represents a diverse roster of clients such as Jukebox the Ghost (Cherrytree / Interscope), X Ambassadors (Interscope... Read More →
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Paul Kersh

Head of Marketing And Strategy, Vans Warped Tour
Paul Kersh in his role as Head of Marketing And Strategy for the Vans Warped Tour is responsible for overseeing digital, mobile and social media marketing initiatives for the Vans Warped Tour which in it’s 21st year is the longest running traveling alternative music festival in... Read More →
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MICK

DJ, Remixer
Brooklyn-based MICK (real name: Mick Batyske) is one of the most in-demand DJ talents, performing regularly at global events in Cannes, London, Davos, Miami, Berlin, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Dubai, and of course, NYC, where he regularly graces the turntables at Up and Down, 1OAK... Read More →
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George Rogerson

EVP, Business Development, Bandsintown Group
George Rogerson is Executive Vice President of Business Development, where he directs the Artist Relations and Promoter Sales teams responsible for driving new user acquisition and growing revenues for Bandsintown Group, as well as managing the Company’s ticketing and distribution... Read More →



Friday May 1, 2015 2:30pm - 3:45pm PDT
Silver Lake 3rd Floor

2:30pm PDT

Rock Songwriters on the Move
In decades past, rock n' roll’s greatest songwriters would write almost exclusively for their own bands and projects. These days, many of the most successful writers in rock are branching out. This panel traces the journeys of Deryck Whibley and John Feldmann, both of whom earned fame and acclaim with rock bands, and now wear songwriter, producer and industry executive hats. They’ll discuss how the nature of rock songwriting has changed, and what that means for all of the aspiring guitar heroes of today.

Moderators
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Chris Lord-Alge

Mix Engineer, Producer
Chris Lord-Alge is a 5 time Grammy Award-winning and Emmy winning mixer and producer. Having been based in Los Angeles since 1988, Chris has worked with artists such as U2, Green Day, Bruce Springsteen, Muse, Dave Matthews Band, Aerosmith, Black Eyed Peas, Tim McGraw -- and many... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Deryck Whibley (Sum 41)

Deryck Whibley (Sum 41)

"Fat Lip," All Killer No Filler, Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - "Fat Lip," All Killer No Filler Deryck Whibley grew up always fascinated by music. He was an only child to a single teenage mother and has never met his father.  Deryck and his mother were forced to move from apartment to apartment as they struggled to make... Read More →
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John Feldmann

"The Ballad of Mona Lisa," "Everything I Didn't Say," Future Hearts, Vulnerable, Songwriter, Producer, Artist (Goldfinger)
Songwriter, Producer - "The Ballad of Mona Lisa," "Everything I Didn't Say," Future Hearts, Vulnerable   Artist - Goldfinger John began writing music at the age of 12. His first band, Family Crisis, played shows with 7 Seconds and Bad Religion. In 1994 he formed Goldfinger as lead... Read More →


Friday May 1, 2015 2:30pm - 3:45pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom D 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

2:30pm PDT

Show Me the Money: Creating your DIY Monetization Strategy (Presented by CD Baby)

For independent artists and songwriters, understanding all the revenue-generating opportunities for your music is more important than ever. Not only is it essential to understand where the money comes from, but it’s also necessary to build a proper strategy to tap into all the various revenue streams. Learn how you can diversify your music and money to push your career forward in 2015 and beyond.


Moderators
avatar for Kevin Breuner

Kevin Breuner

VP, Marketing, CD Baby
CD Baby’s Director of Marketing, Kevin Breuner, has spent over 15 years working in the music business, both as an artist and an industry professional. A San Diego native, Kevin went East to attended Belmont University in Nashville, TN where he studied Music and Music Business... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Danzy

Lauren Danzy

Marketing Manager, Communications & Marketing, SoundExchange
Lauren Danzy manages the artist/label outreach marketing strategy for SoundExchange, the non-profit performance rights organization that collects statutory royalties from satellite radio, Internet radio, cable TV music channels, and similar platforms for streaming sound recordings... Read More →
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Rob Filomena

Director, Music Publishing, CD Baby
A 15 year veteran of the music industry, Rob is a recognized industry expert in the fields of music for advertising, music publishing and independent music from the Spanish Speaking world. He’s composed, produced and licensed music for global brands and media outlets such as NBC... Read More →
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Ben Kihnel

Director, Business Development, Rumblefish
A 15-year veteran of the music industry, Ben Kihnel is a former performing musician, record label owner, and digital music strategist. Previously the Director of Partner and Label Relations at independent music distributor CD Baby, Kihnel is currently the Director of Business... Read More →


Friday May 1, 2015 2:30pm - 3:45pm PDT
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

2:30pm PDT

The Music Supervisor’s Mission
There is more music being used in more film and TV projects than ever before. Add to that the explosion of music in the digital world and beyond, and the opportunities for creating music for media has never been better. But how do you get your work from point A to point B? Who are the creative gatekeepers? What are they looking for? By learning how music supervision really works, and how best to work with a music supervisor, you can accomplish your own mission in getting your music placed.

Moderators
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Christine Belden

Film & TV Partnerships and Rights, Nettwerk Music Group

Speakers
avatar for Colleen Fitzpatrick

Colleen Fitzpatrick

VP, Music, Nickelodeon
avatar for Anton Monsted

Anton Monsted

Film: The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge!, Australia, Music Supervisor
avatar for Kasey Truman

Kasey Truman

Music Supervisor, Chop Shop Music
Kasey Truman is the music supervisor for the television series iZombie and also works on Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, Supernatural and Mad Men. Past shows include Hart of Dixie, Selfie, Suburgatory, Private Practice, Chuck, Gossip Girl, Rescue Me, Off The Map, FlashForward, Numb3rs and Without... Read More →
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Sarah Webster

Film: Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2 TV: Endgame, Cedar Cove, Music Supervisor
Music Supervisor Sarah Webster was born in England, raised in Vancouver BC and currently resides in Los Angeles. She has worked on over fifty films and television series since 2003. Most notably the recent smash hit musical comedy from Universal Pictures, Pitch Perfect. Pitch Perfect... Read More →


Friday May 1, 2015 2:30pm - 3:45pm PDT
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor
 
Saturday, May 2
 

9:45am PDT

Building Your Team
No music creator is truly alone. From managers, publicists and booking agents to promoters, collaborators and bloggers, true professionals work with a network of people to help make their musical dreams come true. But how do you find each part of your team, and when should you bring each one aboard? This panel will break down the invaluable roles of each member of your team, and show you how to build your own perfect circle.

Moderators
avatar for Moya Nkruma

Moya Nkruma

Associate Director, Rhythm & Soul, Creative Services, ASCAP

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Barron

Shawn Barron

VP, Urban A&R, Atlantic Records
avatar for Adam Zia, Esq.

Adam Zia, Esq.

Attorney, The Zia Firm, PLLC
avatar for JR Lindsey

JR Lindsey

Sr. Director, A&R, Columbia Records/Sony Music Entertainment
avatar for Ty McKery

Ty McKery

Head of Urban A&R, Spirit Music Group
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PJ

“I Don’t Know," “True Colors,” “Not For Long,” "Ride Out", Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - “I Don’t Know," “True Colors,” “Not For Long,” "Ride Out" “Never settle for anything less than you want,” sings PJ on her life-affirming Atlantic Records debut. It’s a simple philosophy, but one often abandoned as dreams get discarded and visions... Read More →
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Sean Welch

Business Manager & Founding Partner, The IM Group
As partner of The IM Group, Sean Welch is responsible for oversight of the business management services for the Companies entertainment and media clients.  Over his tenure working within the entertainment and media space, experiences include entities such as; ESPN, BMG, Sony Music... Read More →


Saturday May 2, 2015 9:45am - 11:00am PDT
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

9:45am PDT

Creo En Mi: Master Session with Claudia Brant
Though she trained as an architect, Claudia Brant is best known as one of Latin music’s great architects of song, capable of making art out of a song’s four walls of melody, harmony, rhythm and words. Claudia has written hits for superstars in every conceivable genre - including Barbra Streisand, Ricky Martin, John Legend, Michael Bublé, Marc Anthony, Fantasia, Josh Groban, Fifth Harmony, Jennifer López, Luis Fonsi, Natalia Jimenez and Kenny G, to name but a small sampling. This eternally gifted craftswoman will share the story of her incredible musical journey, and reveal how she has been able to sustain a successful, prolific and fulfilling songwriting career for nearly three decades.

Speakers
avatar for Claudia Brant

Claudia Brant

Songwriter
Songwriter - "Me Cuesta Tanto Olvidarte," "Why Not Tonight," "Creo En Mi," "Corazon En La Maleta" Claudia Brant was born in Argentina and started writing songs at age seven. At 22, she got signed to Warner Music and released two very successful albums. She won both the OTI contest... Read More →


Saturday May 2, 2015 9:45am - 11:00am PDT
Hollywood Ballroom D 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

9:45am PDT

Know Your Placement: Music Publishing in Film, TV and Beyond
Getting your music in film, TV and other audio-visual media can offer a major payday. This panel, booked in conjunction with the Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP), focuses on the publisher side of the A/V licensing equation. You’ll hear the honest truth about pitching songs and getting placements from the publishers who do it every day. They’ll explain the process of nabbing a placement in film, TV, video games and more, and offer their unique perspective on how the economics of A/V licensing have changed in recent years. And of course, they’ll offer wisdom on how best to approach music supervisors with your own music.

Moderators
avatar for Michael Eames

Michael Eames

President & Co-Founder, PEN Music Group
Michael Eames is a trained composer, songwriter and pianist with experience in film scoring who studied at Cornell University and UCLA Extension; Michael also held a minor in Business Management from Cornell. As President of PEN, Michael oversees all aspects of the operation as well... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Alexia Baum

Alexia Baum

Director, Music Publishing, Universal Pictures
Alexia Baum has enjoyed more than 20 years of success in the music publishing arena, specifically mining music catalogues to market and license all kinds of music to all types of media. Cutting her teeth at the late great indie publisher Windswept Pacific, where she went on to head... Read More →
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Ron Broitman

EVP, Head of Synchronization, Warner/Chappell Music
Ron Broitman is Executive Vice President, Head of Synchronization, Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) & Rhino Entertainment.  Overseeing WCM and Rhino's newly-unified synchronization operations, Broitman will lead a team representing both recorded music and music publishing rights and offering... Read More →
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Rachel Jacobson

Creative Licensing, SONGS Music Publishing
Rachel came to SONGS in 2014 after three years in creative licensing at Atlantic Records.  Prior to that she worked with an indie publishing/licensing company and interned in the music department at E! Entertainment.  Wanting to go into music supervision/licensing since high school... Read More →
avatar for Gary Miller

Gary Miller

VP, Film & TV Music, Creative, Universal Music Publishing Group


Saturday May 2, 2015 9:45am - 11:00am PDT
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor

11:45am PDT

Washington D©: How New Laws and Copyright Changes Will Impact Music Creators
2015 is shaping up to be a watershed year in the history of music creators’ rights. The US Copyright Office has suggested a major overhaul of the music licensing system, and bipartisan Congressional support is growing for new laws that would help songwriters, composers and publishers get paid fairly in the digital age. Hear from key lawmakers about how changes in Washington will affect you, and find out how you can help shape the future of the music business.

Moderators
avatar for Paul Williams

Paul Williams

“Evergreen,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “The Rainbow Connection", Songwriter, Actor, Author / President & Chairman – ASCAP
Songwriter, Actor – “Evergreen,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “The Rainbow ConnectionAuthor - Gratitude and Trust: Recovery is Not Just For Addicts President & Chairman of the Board – ASCAP Paul Williams is one of the most beloved and respected... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Aloe Blacc

Aloe Blacc

"Wake Me Up," "The Man," "I Need A Dollar", Songwriter, Artist
Songwriter, Artist - "Wake Me Up," "The Man," "I Need A Dollar," "Can You Do This" With "Wake Me Up" – the 2013 mega-hit he sang and co-wrote for Swedish DJ Avicii and saw climb to #1 in 102 countries across the globe – Aloe Blacc proved himself a singer/songwriter with an... Read More →
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Congressman Doug Collins

Representing the 9th District of Georgia
Representing the 9th District of Georgia Congressman Doug Collins grew up in Hall County, Georgia, where he learned about service to others from his dad, a Georgia State Trooper, and his mom, who provided care services to local senior citizens. Doug graduated from North Hall High... Read More →
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Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th Congressional District of New York
Representing the 8th Congressional District of New York On November 6, 2012, Hakeem overwhelmingly won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in the newly redrawn Eighth Congressional District of New York. He succeeded a thirty-year incumbent in a district largely anchored in... Read More →


Saturday May 2, 2015 11:45am - 1:00pm PDT
Dolby Ballroom 5th Floor

2:15pm PDT

Jack of All Scores: Versatility in TV Composing
In the TV music world, being “versatile” means more than playing a bunch of different instruments. It also means being able to work with the musical vocabularies of every genre and medium imaginable. Our panelists have made their mark on a staggering range of projects, from network TV to musical theatre to video games. They’ll talk about how they developed the know-how to tackle any project thrown their way, and offer some tips and tricks for doing the same in your own composing career. Our panelists will also offer live feedback on a limited number of cues, pre-submitted by EXPO registrants.

Moderators
avatar for Craig Marks

Craig Marks

TV: Intervention, Next Iron Chef: Redemption, Iron Chef America, Full Circle, Composer
Composer - TV: Intervention, Next Iron Chef: Redemption, Iron Chef America, Full Circle Like a master chef who elevates food into art, composer Craig Marks serves up a sumptuous feast of musical delight - expertly blending exotic textures and heart-breaking melodies with a melange... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Roger Neill

Roger Neill

TV: King of the Hill, Mozart in the Jungle Video Game: Assassins Creed: Revelations, Composer
Composer - TV: King of the Hill, Mozart in the Jungle Film: Beginners Video Game: Assassins Creed: Revelations Roger Neill is a veteran film and television composer.  His recent projects include Amazon Studio’s hit classical music dramady, Mozart In The Jungle, for which he is... Read More →
avatar for Joey Newman

Joey Newman

TV: The Middle, The Mysteries Of Laura, Little People, Big World, Composer
Composer - TV: The Middle, The Mysteries Of Laura, Little People, Big World Video Game: Lineage Joey Newman is a third generation film composer of the famed Hollywood musical Newman dynasty. A drummer, conductor, and orchestrator, he earned his degree from the Berklee College of... Read More →
avatar for Elvin Ross

Elvin Ross

TV: For Better or Worse, Love Thy Neighbor Film: Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Composer
Composer - TV: For Better or Worse, Love Thy Neighbor, The Haves and the Have Notes Film: Diary of a Mad Black Woman Elvin Ross, owner and executive producer of e. ross studios, is well known and widely respected in the music industry. He has composed music for an extraordinary... Read More →
avatar for Jonathan Sadoff

Jonathan Sadoff

Film: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Beautiful Creatures TV: The Divide, Composer, Producer, Songwriter
Composer - Film: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Beautiful Creatures, The Merry Gentleman TV: The Divide Producer, Songwriter - Thenewno2 Jonathan Sadoff moved from Chicago to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music Studio/Jazz... Read More →


Saturday May 2, 2015 2:15pm - 3:30pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom B-C 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)