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Friday, March 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Can Altruism Be The New Music Business Model?

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Young indie artists with promising careers find themselves signing away their album and publishing rights or other assets in order to propel themselves forward. Most music services for indie artists require a fee for “promotional services” often leading to nothing more than negligible results, if at all. But what if artists had real opportunities for creative development and exposure at no cost, no strings attached, purely for the love of music?  Look at the developing world of music philanthropy and whether this will be the salvation for artistry and creativity in the music industry of tomorrow.

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Chris Douridas

Radio Host/Music SupervisorKCRW-FM/School Night!Throughout most of the '90s, Chris held the music director position at KCRW-FM in Santa Monica, one of the most respected and progressive radio stations in the country. As host of KCRW's popular daily new music program Morning Becomes... Read More →
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Anina Moore

Dir of CommunicationsTexas Commission on the ArtsA program administrator at the Texas Commission on the Arts since 1998, Anina Moore was named the agency's Director of Communications in November 2013. When not administering grants to nonprofits, she works with independent artists... Read More →
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Peter Schwinge

GMThe New Music SeminarPeter Schwinge is the General Manager of the New Music Seminar (NMS) and NMS New York Music Festival. He leads the selection of NMS’ Artist on the Verge Project, providing deserving indie artists with access to gear, consultations with industry veterans and... Read More →
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Christopher Tyng

Founder of Grow Music Project/Songwriter/Composer/ProducerGrow Music ProjectChris Tyng is the innovative founder behind Grow Music Project (GMP), the new launch pad and hub for emerging, independent music artists and bands. GMP is curating a community built around the idea of altruism... Read More →

Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 11AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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