Monday, October 31, 2011

MIC 2011: Two Day Music Conference Nov 11-12




GREAT THINGS ON TAP FOR MIC 2011
MIC is an annual, two-day networking event bringing together cutting-edge artists, groundbreaking bands, professional musicians and original music of all genres alongside today’s leading music industry leaders.  

Speakers:

Matt Ramone: Son of famed music producer Phil Ramone, Matt is heading up the newly formed Phil Ramone Music Management company. 

Harvey Leeds:  After a long career with Epic Records, Sony Music and Live Nation, Harvey an Syracuse University Alum is still active in the Music Industry signing new talent.    
Moses Avalon:  Author, one of the top music business experts in the country.

Avalon’s top selling music industry references, "Million Dollar Mistakes" and "Confessions of a Record Producer" continue to be required reading in over 50 music business courses around the world including the music business programs at UCLA, Loyola, and NYU. 

Martin Atkins:  the definition of entrepreneurial activity in cultural arts. Three decades in the music business spans across genres, borders and industries.  

Experience in nearly every aspect of record production and promotion has given Martin a unique perspective not only on where the music industry is currently, but where it is going in the future. 

Peter Spellman:   author of "The Musician's Internet: Online Strategies for Success in the Music Industry" and "The Self-Promoting Musician: Strategies for Independent Music Success" are used by music entrepreneurs in over twenty countries. Peter is Director of Career Development at Berklee College of Music, Boston.

In addition to these career changing speakers, panels will be offered with entertainment attorneys, producers, venue managers, club owners and media.  

MIC is a launching ground for intellectual and creative networking to nurture career growth and contribute to building professional relationships.  

By day, fuse with managers, labels, promoters, press, internet media outlets, fellow artists and other top music industry professionals. Build business interest and relationships at the MIC Trade Show.

Educate and explore at MIC panel discussions, presenting a forum for topics that will assist you in learning about aspects of the music industry including: publishing, record deals, booking, licensing your music for TV and film, new technologies, social networking, radio airplay, marketing and promotion.

Who:  Anyone interested in learning more about the music industry.   

Area High School students interested in a career in the Music Industry are invited to attend for free. Have your High School contact Debbie Foley 315-247-1718.

WhenOnCenter Convention Center (800 S. State Street), November 11 and 12.  Live performances scheduled throughout downtown Syracuse all weekend. Final band schedule TBA.    

 
Selected artists will receive badges/wristbands to attend MIC on sale now at MIC Website



More info: 
Liz Nowak
lnowak@micnys.com 
Ph: 315-727-5693



Conveniently located in the heart of New York state, Syracuse is the region's major metropolitan center at the crossroads of Interstate 81 and the New York State Thruway. 

The Convention Center in the Oncenter Complex will play host to scores of MIC attendees, as well as multiple stages where you may catch the excitement of the best live music from artists around the United States and Canada.




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