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Published: 7/20/2009

SESAC Hosts 2nd Annual "Songwriter's Bootcamp" In LA

SESAC hosted the 2nd Annual Songwriter's Bootcamp at LA's Skirball Cultural Center.  The event is a no-cost symposium for artists and songwriters to be educated and updated on all aspects of the music business via 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 Gail Perry from Three AM Management, Michelle Belcher from Primary Wave Music, entertainment attorney Allison Schwartz and Michael Rajna from Konami among many others.  The event also featured "Speed Dating: Could This Be The Magic At Last?" which  featured a special rotating panel of music executives giving feedback to a variety of questions on creating, publishing, managing and marketing music. 


Entertainment attorney Allison Schwartz and SESAC's James Leach discuss a wide-range of legal issues concerning songwriters and publishers.

The Songwriter's Bootcamp event kicks off to a packed audience.

Writer/composer Jason Miller visits with SESAC's Ashley Miller.

SESAC's Josh Feingold moderates the DIY panel.

Michael Rajna, Christian Salver, Danny Gardner, SESAC's James Leach and Lawrence Leach relax post-panel.

Disney Music Publishing's Eric Palmquist shares information to the "Speed Dating" crowd.

Composer Michèle Vice-Maslin and songwriter Darin "SuperPower" Baker enlighten the audience with some inside information on becoming a successful writer.

Happy Bootcampers!

Moi Navarro with SESAC's Trevor Gale

Sync or Swim: The TV/Film panel in progress

SESAC's Trevor Gale, Ellen Truley, James Leach, Josh Feingold, JJ Cheng and Mario Prins

Moi Navarro, Michèle Vice-Maslin and Darin "SuperPower" Baker

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