Programming You Want. Tracks To Get You There!
We’re taking it to the next level by adding tracks to the programming: Recommendations to help guide you to the right sessions based on your specific interests and where you are in your career. With 7 different tracks to choose from, you can easily explore the programming that best meets your goals. Check out some of the planned programming below and be on the lookout for more announcements!
7 PROGRAMMING TRACKS
BRAND • WELLNESS • MONEY • CREATE
GET HEARD • LIVE MUSIC • NETWORK
YOUR FIRST ASCAP EXPERIENCE
Attendees will hear from Experience alumni and industry experts who will supply networking tips and guidance on how to have the best “Experience” possible.
HOW TO FIND AND GROW YOUR FANBASE
There are many ways of getting fans to pay attention to music, but what are the best ways to connect with the right audience? Panelists will explain new and tried-and-true avenues for getting noticed by both fans and the industry.
STAY SOCIAL WITH SONGWRITING
Expert insights on how creators can engage and grow audiences by leveraging social media platforms.
IN TUNE: MUSIC AS THE BRIDGE TO MINDFULNESS
Emmy-winning producer, teacher and author Richard Wolf will guide attendees on finding a mindful approach to their art and lives. Wolf will explore how mindfulness can help manage some of the pressures of working in music, while contributing to overall health and well-being. Attendees will also learn about the longstanding relationship between music and meditation and discover how music creates headspace for mindfulness.
MAJOR PLAYERS IN MUSIC PUBLISHING
A conversation with executives from BMG, Kobalt, Sony/ATV, UMPG and Warner Chappell about the evolving role of music publishers.
INNOVATIVE WAYS TO FUND YOUR MUSIC CAREER
These days, musicians can launch successful careers from their bedrooms. While creativity is free, monetizing music is essential for any sustainable career. In this panel, representatives from several next-generation music companies will explain new models that can help music creators get paid while establishing their careers.
Music has always played a huge role in horror films, ratcheting up tension and raising goosebumps for unsuspecting viewers. But it takes more than a couple tritones and some dissonant strings to unnerve the modern horror fan. This panel features some of the most inventive composers of our time, unearthing how they serve up spine-chilling music for the finest - and freakiest - thrillers and horror flicks today.
FINDING THE “AHA!” MOMENT WITH PRISCILLA RENEA
Stumbling upon a lyric that fits perfectly with the melody; finding that chord progression that lets the chorus take off; tweaking that beat just so, and all of a sudden everything just works. It can be hard to predict when these magical “aha!” moments will come, but it is possible to coax them out of hiding. Hit singer-songwriter Priscilla Renea will teach attendees how to bring the right energy to the studio, how to recognize an “aha!” moment in the making and how to harness that moment once it arrives.
SONIC ARCHITECTS: HIT PRODUCERS AND ENGINEERS ON HOW TO BUILD A HIT
A cross-genre panel with acclaimed producers and engineers who are helping to define the sounds of tomorrow.