New media and musician entrepreneurship
Aug
5
3:00 PM15:00

New media and musician entrepreneurship

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August 5, 2018 at 3.00pm
Panel Discussion

New media and musician entrepreneurship

Sean Hickey, award-winning composer and Vice-President, Sales and Business Development of Naxos of America Inc., discusses the blend of art and administration. With a focus on musician entrepreneurship, new media, artist citizenry and navigating the current music and tech landscapes, Hickey’s lectures at colleges, universities and conservatories throughout the world aim to engage and inspire, and to demystify marketing and social media strategies. He here speaks with select leaders in the field.

 
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New approaches to recording, production and distribution
Aug
6
6:00 PM18:00

New approaches to recording, production and distribution

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August 6, 2018 at 6.00pm
Pre Concert Panel

New approaches to recording, production and distribution

The DIY ethos permeates all areas of music, and perhaps none more so now than in the world of classical music presentation and recording. Sean Hickey discusses various approaches with some of the most successful individual entrepreneurs in the space.

 
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Rethinking and retooling concert presentation, programming and performance
Aug
7
3:00 PM15:00

Rethinking and retooling concert presentation, programming and performance

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August 7, 2018 at 3.00pm
Panel Discussion

Rethinking and retooling concert presentation, programming and performance

From large hall to intimate cabaret, there are a plethora of choices in engaging with classical music that didn’t all exist a decade ago. What are the approaches some of these leading music directors and leaders take, and what might programming look like a decade from now?

 
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New media and entrepreneurship opportunities for young artists
Aug
8
3:00 PM15:00

New media and entrepreneurship opportunities for young artists

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August 8, 2018 at 3.00pm
Group Discussion - G1

New media and entrepreneurship opportunities for young artists

Sean Hickey, award-winning composer and Vice-President, Sales and Business Development of Naxos of America Inc., discusses the blending of art and commerce. With a focus on musician entrepreneurship, new media, artist citizenry, and navigating the current music and tech landscapes, Hickey’s lectures at colleges, universities and conservatories throughout the world aim to engage and inspire, and to demystify marketing and social media strategies.

 
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Promotional opportunities for artists in the streaming space
Aug
8
3:00 PM15:00

Promotional opportunities for artists in the streaming space

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August 8, 2018 at 3.00pm
Group Discussion - G2

Promotional opportunities for artists in the streaming space

In many ways, the ubiquity of streaming means that the world’s music is at our fingertips, and at low to no cost for all. This is a discussion on how best to capitalize on opportunities within the services (Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube, Amazon, etc), and what Big Tech and the services ask of artists.

 
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Public relations for classical artists
Aug
10
3:00 PM15:00

Public relations for classical artists

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August 10, 2018 at 3.00pm
Group Discussion - for two groups

Public relations for classical artists

A lively discussion with the leaders in classical music PR and promotion on how best to define your brand, to reach the widest possible audience using all of the available tools.

Public relations strategies – How do you wish to define your brand? How do you wish to be perceived? And how can your message and artistry meaningfully translate into media attention?

 
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