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Published: 8/10/2010

SESAC hosted the 3rd Annual Songwriters Bootcamp

SESAC hosted the third annual Songwriters Bootcamp on August 6, at LA’s Skirball Cultural Center.  The event is a no-cost symposium devoted to offering information on all aspects of the music industry to artists,  songwriters and publishers, offering panel lectures and discussions courtesy of an array of established writers, producers, lawyers and industry insiders.  The Bootcamp featured such high-caliber industry professionals as keynote speaker Ted Cohen of Tag Strategic, J.P. Shub from X-Play, Woody Jackson from Red Dead Redemption and Maddie Madsen from 5 Alarm Music Gail among many others.  The event also featured "Speed Dating” a rotating panel of music executives giving feedback to a variety of questions on creating, publishing, managing and marketing music.

SESAC's Hunter Williams & SESAC’s Greg Riggle on the “Get Registered & Licensing Intel” panel.

RM64’s Berko Pearce, BMG Rights Management’s Suzan Koc, Songwriter/Lyricist Pamela Oland & SESAC’s James Leach.

SESAC's Trevor Gale along with artist/songwriters Anna Margaret and N'Dambi.

SESAC’s Ashley Miller (left) and 5 Alarm Music’s Maddie Madsen discuss some of the best strategies for getting songs placed in television and films. 

X-Play’s Supervising Producer JP Shub, Wave Group’s A&R/Artist Relations’ Kim Nieva, SESAC’s James Leach, Jody Whitesides, Red Dead Remption/Composer & Musician Woody Jackson and SESAC’s Josh Feingold.

Publishing veteran Judy Stakee speaks to an attentive Bootcamp audience during the “Speed Dating” panel where industry professionals offer advice and information to attendees on getting established in their songwriting careers.


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