BBC Music Introducing’s Amplify

Friday, October 6th, 2017

London, May 4th 2017: The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP), is delighted to welcome industry experts to the BBC Music Introducing’s Amplify event to present The Artist’s Journey, a series of five sessions across three days where the hottest topics to impact the music business will be debated. The sessions will take place at London’s Excel venue, room S10 between the 6th and 8th October 2017. The details of each are as follows:

Friday 6th October 3.00pm The Artist’s Journey: Songs and Sonic Identities. Panel members include Duncan Ellis, Artist Manager, Atlas Artists, Ed Poston, Senior a & R, Iamgem Music and Ben Blackburn, A & R Virgin / EMI Records.

Saturday 7th October 11.00am The Artist’s Journey: Perfecting Your Release Strategy. Panel members include Will Gresford, Artist Manager, Triptik Management, Paul Hitchman, President Kolbalt Music Recordings and Stacey Tang, General Manager, Columbia Records.

Saturday 7th October 2.00pm The Artist’s Journey: How To Rule The World. Panel members include Mike Smith, President, Warner / Chappell UK, David Bianchi, Manager, Various Artists, Jamie Emsell, Managing Director, Communion Music.

Sunday 8th October 12.30pm The Artist’s Journey: Turning It Up To 11. Panel members include Simon Jones, Vice President, Live Music & AEG Presents, Summer Marshall, Booking Agent, CAA and Hide Whone, Artist Manager, Riverman Management.

Sunday 8th October 2.00pm The Artist’s Journey: Press Plugging And Streaming. Panel members include Chloe Melick, Publicist, Inside / Out, Martin Cook, Radio Plugger, Your Army and Amy Wheatley, General Manager, Ministry Of Sound.

James Brister, Artist Manager and Industry Liaison Executive at the ICMP’s career advice unit, The Hub, will moderate the sessions.

If you are an aspiring or established musician or songwriter, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the music industry from real experts. To book free tickets please click here:

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