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Monday March 13

10AM – “57 CHANNELS”: hottest keys on tv PANEL
(RAY CHEW – MD: DANCING WITH THE STARS, AMERICAN IDOL; Onree Gill -BET AWards, showtime at the apollo; OTHER PANELISTS TBA; james poyser -the roots, tonight show with jimmy fallon; Paul Shaffer – Letterman, Olympics, Rock n roll hall of fame, snl)

A discussion from some of TV’s most influential band leaders and keyboard players, spanning late night talk, reality TV competitions and special event programming.  What does it take to work in one of the industry’s most demanding formats?

 11:20AM – “SIGN YOUR NAME”:
WITH MARC BAILIN (SENIOR PARTNER, RUBIN & BAILIN, LLP)

A discussion of the basics for contracts that freelance entertainers should utilize.

12:15PM – “alexander hamilton”:

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go BACKSTAGE at Broadway’s hottest show – “Hamilton”.  Meet with a member of the production team who will give us a guided tour of the space, including the orchestra pit, so you can see the ‘Room Where It Happens’.  SPACE FOR THIS EVENT IS VERY LIMITED.

3pm –  MASTER CLASS with Jonathan cain
(keys – Journey/The Baby’s/bad english; co-writer “don’t stop believin”)
4:30pm – “MY SHOT”: BREAKING INTO THE MUSIC BUSINESS
(Amadeus, producer – justin bieber, jennifer lopez, trey songz; Onree Gill, Music Director – Alicia Keys; Greg Johnson, VP A&R: Songs Publishing – Kelly Clarkson, Nelly, Chainsmokers, Jason Derulo; Gina tucci, Head of A&R: big beat/atlantic)
Where is today’s music industry heading?  How to market yourself in the digital age?  When everyone can be internet-famous, should you self-publish or seek an old school record deal?  What are the avenues to forge a career for an original artist?
(A few pre-screened artists will get to perform their original material for live feedback)
7:00PM – OPENING NIGHT PARTY

Grab a bite, grab a drink, meet old friends, make new ones, play a song…

11:00PM – late night JAM with richie cannata
(Original Sax player for billy joel -NY state of mind, scenes from an italian restaurant…)

(SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)