2019 Next Level Music Industry Conference
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs, Santa Rosa, CA
9:30am – 5:00pm
Schedule coming soon!
WORKSHOP AND PANEL DESCRIPTIONS
Keynote Presentation: Expanding Your Creative Neighborhood
Cliff Goldmacher, Songwriter | Producer | Educator (see bio)
Sonoma songwriter/producer Cliff Goldmacher will produce a live-remote recording session featuring the winner of the Next Level Songwriting Contest. With a studio in Nashville linked to the conference attendees at the Luther Burbank Center, Goldmacher will work with the winning songwriter and professional session players in Nashville to lay down the backing instrumental tracks in this multi-city collaboration. Goldmacher will walk attendees through the creative and technical process showing that it is within our reach to expand our creative network beyond the geographic boundaries of Sonoma County.
Amplify Your Impact: Getting the most from your recorded content
Hank Neuberger, Springboard Productions (see bio)
Producer/Engineer Hank Neuberger will lead a session on readily available tools and techniques that capture excellent audio and video content on a DIY budget. The conversation will cover topics such as where should you spend or save money on gear, how to negotiate with a venue to get a better recording from your live sessions, how important is quality in your recorded product in today’s competitive marketplace, and more.
Expanding Your Connectivity
Isabelle Garson, Second Octave Media (see bio)
This session will discuss how to maximize your content and human resources through social media including using your content effectively on multiple platforms, shaping your own digital image, discovering and growing your regional fans for successful touring, and more.
Growing Your Revenues
Joe Barham, Patreon, San Francisco Music Alliance (see bio)
Veteran music manager Joe Barham will discuss the wide variety of new and reinvented revenue streams available for musicians today from licensing, merchandising, and touring to local brand partnerships and online membership funding. The conversation will include a real-world discussion of how to calibrate the effort these options will require vs. the potential financial return in today’s music landscape.
Resource Roundtables & More…
Learn about the Next Level Grant for Musicians, which opens on February 11, 2019. And back by popular demand, we will finish out the day with Resource Roundtables: local and regional music industry support organizations will be available for “speed dating” sessions during the final hour of the conference.
Registration fee includes light breakfast, beverages, and lunch.
Early Bird Registration: $25 (through January 31, 2019)
Regular Registration: $40 (February 1-10, 2019)
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