Industry Panel at Jolie Pearl – Sat./Apr. 22 – Panelists Announced

Each year, the festival offers a FREE Industry Panel at Jolie Pearl on Saturday morning before the festival music lineup begins.  This year, we are excited to have 3 Publishing company representatives and 3 PRO (Performance Rights Organizations) representatives as panel members.  

Industry Panel Schedule

9:30-10amNSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International)

What can NSAI do for you?

Trina Lloyd-Weidner, Membership & Regional Chapters Liaison, Nashville office

Barry Hebert – Baton Rouge NSAI Chapter Coordinator

10am-11am – Panel 1 –  Mary Loving (BMI), Janine Appleton (Head of Word Country), Lydia Schultz (SESAC)

Topics – Nashville 101 – How to get into the music business, how to get your songs heard, what a publishing company does – what do you look for when you sign a writer and what are the right steps to take to get noticed, what is a PRO, how do you choose a PRO, when do you need to sign up for a PRO, what can a PRO do for you…come with your questions!  Are you a traveling songwriter?  As director of Corporate Travel and Relations at BMI, Mary Loving, will be on board to answer your questions.

11am-12noon – Panel 2 – Mary Ann Keen (BMI), Kendall Lettow (MV2 Entertainment), Courtney Crist (Horipro Publishing)

Listening Panel/Song Critiques – come with your songs!

Meet the Panelists-

Mary Loving………………………Janine Appleton………………….Lydia Schultz

 

Mary Ann Keen…………………..Kendall Lettow…………………..Courtney Crist

Plus, Jolie Pearl will have some great brunch specials, Bloody Mary’s and Bottomless Mimosas!  

 

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