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The Business of Music: How Can "Free" Work for Me?

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011

How did U2 make money from giving away an album? How could a band, string quartet, or small orchestra use a similar approach? What is the role of social media in launching musicians today? Can a musician make money using Vine? Can a performer make money by giving away recorded music? What are the copyright and other legal issues? This panel of musicians and industry professionals addresses these issues and much more.

Michael Whalen, New York-based two-time Emmy award winning composer & music supervisor, a Grammy nominated producer, recording artist and award winning commercial sound designer.
Barry Heyman, an entertainment lawyer with more than 20 years of industry experience.
Bill Stafford, Co-Founder, Missing Link Music, an independent music publisher.
Chris Tuthill, Director of Touring & Artist Development at TCI.
Allison Loggins-Hull, flutist, composer, educator and co-founder of Flutronix, with an active career performing and creating music.
Maris Jones, director, professional time traveler, DJ and Viner.

Gregory Briggler, musician, polymath, and circulation manager at the The New School's Performing Arts Library.

Sponsored by Parsons School of Design.

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By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
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