Digital Strategies for Musicians

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Digital Strategies for Musicians

The Institute for Research in Music and Community invites you to a conference exploring the practical side of establishing your digital brand and presence.

Event Information

  • Venue: Brandon University School of Music, Brandon, MB, Canada
  • Date: May 2-4, 2018

Cost (Early Bird Special until April 15th)

  • Registration: $79 $40 CAD
  • Manitoba Music Members: $59  $30 CAD
  • Students: $39 $20 CAD

Some Accommodation Options:

Keynote Speakers

  • Adrian Fung has been featured in Fortune magazine among the Best and Brightest Executive MBAs and as one of Musical America’s 30 Innovators of the Year. He is also a celebrated cellist and Associate Dean at University of Oklahoma’s Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts. Until very recently, he was Vice-President of Innovation for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

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Target Participants

  • Performers, Composers, Improvisers, and Ensembles looking to establish or improve their digital presence
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Topics Covered

  • Websites, Youtube Channels, Soundcloud, EPKs, etc.
  • Facebook Artist Pages, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
  • Shooting and editing your video
  • How to get your music out there (distribution, streaming, etc.)

Draft Schedule

Wednesday, May 2, 7:30 p.m.

Keynote Address – Adrian Fung (U of Oklahoma)

Thursday, May 3

  • Session 1 (9:15-10:30) – Building and Maintaining your Digital Presence (Pat Carrabré, BU and Malena Gonzalez, ACC)
    • Website, Youtube Channels, Soundcloud, EPKs, etc.
  • Refreshment Break
  • Session 2 (11:00-12:15) Social Media (Elise Roller, Manitoba Music, and Michael Morreale (TSO))
  • Facebook Artist Pages, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Lunch Break

  • Session 3 (1:45-2:45) Gear and Equipment (Megumi Masaki… et al)
    • Laptops, i/o boxes, cables, projectors, etc., cameras, lighting
  • Refreshment Break
  • Session 4 (3:00-5:00) Shooting your video (Graham Street, ACC and Scott Howarth, BU)

Friday, May 4

  • Session 5 (9:00-10:15) Funding (MFM – Stephen Carroll)
  • Refreshment Break
  • Session 6 (10:45-11:45) – Digital Strategies Round Table (Michael Morreale (TSO), chair)
    • How to get your music out there (promotion, distribution, streaming, etc. )
  • Wrap up

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