Feb 13 2009

Succeeding in Today’s Music Industry Starts at ASCAP New York Sessions

There is no doubt that this has been a tough year for our economy, but music creators like you are still pursuing your careers, succeeding and earning as the music industry changes. The secret to success is gaining a deep understanding of where the music industry is headed. Learning about digital recording, online marketing, new channels for promotion and sales and the tastes of today’s music consumers is the key to becoming a thriving music creator.

At ASCAP New York Sessions at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, in Manhattan on March 10. 2009, not only can you gain the tools to build your business and succeed in your music career, but you can now register for the incredibly affordable price of $55 for SongHall members who are also ASCAP Members. New York Sessions is open to all, regardless of affiliation.

Spend a full day learning the tricks of the trade in the heart of New York City – one of the greatest musical communities. Leave invigorated and armed with the knowledge and connections you need to succeed!

At ASCAP New York Sessions You Will Hear it From the Best in the Business

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter ROB THOMAS will give a special Keynote Interview exclusively for New York Sessions attendees. For more than 10 years Thomas has penned an array of hit songs for everyone from Mick Jagger, Carlos Santana and Willie Nelson to his own work as a solo artist and with matchbox twenty.

In-home recording has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years and become accessible to anyone. At our Home Studio Master Classa producer and engineer will develop a piece of music in sessions throughout the day in a fully-functional on-location studio.

The Internet now provides music creators with incredible opportunities to build an audience, promote their shows and market and sell their music. At Marketing From the Driver’s Seat you will hear “DIY” success stories and learn how to harness the most powerful tools to boost your career.

Explore the inter-relationship between the people who can form an effective “team” to help sell your music at Managers, Agents, Publishing and You (Presented by Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company, Inc.)


Many events cost hundreds of dollars and only discuss one subject, but ASCAP’s New York Sessions gives you a complete education in one day for just $55 for our members who are also ASCAP Members! Don’t pass up this incredible, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear the best songwriters in the business speak candidly about their experiences and advice on top of hands-on technology demonstrations and real-world advice on marketing and promoting your work.

Go here for more information:http://www.ascap.com/eventsawards/events/sessions/nysessions/