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Published: 6/20/2009

SESAC an official sponsor for "New Music Seminar"

New Music SeminarSESAC is an official sponsor for the upcoming "New Music Seminar" which will be held on July 21st, at New York University. The event will be touching on many urgent issues facing the entertainment industry including changing legal issues, new technology updates and social networking strategies among many other issues.  For more information, visit www.newmusicseminar.biz

About the New Music Seminar
Artists have never had so much power to control their own careers and, with the right knowledge, create their own success in today’s market.  From the co-founder and director of the original legendary New Music Seminar comes a seminar for the new business of music. This low-cost one day event will provide the knowledge and tools for artists to step into tomorrow’s music business today.

The day will kick off with a keynote speech, followed by four panels focused on vital information on how to make it happen. The panels will be accompanied by the New Music Seminar Handbook filled with important contact information and crucial new music business basics. At the end of the day the Schmoozatorium give delegates an opportunity to speak to panelists and network.

No matter what type of music: rock, hip hop, dance or polka, the New Music Seminar is relevant to career success in the new business of music. Whether you sing, spin, rap or play, the New Music Seminar is where you’ll learn to make your music career a success.

Keynote Speaker: Courtney Holt, President of MySpace Music
Holt is confirmed to speak on July 21st in New York City at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University, where he will discuss the ambitious new developments at MySpace Music and how they will benefit both artists and labels as well as the philosophy behind the new music business that is rapidly emerging right now.  “Courtney Holt has taken the helm of the ship that started the music social networking phenomenon and with his out‐ofthe‐box outlook, this visionary is sure to give us a view of the world we have never seen before”, says Tom Silverman.

Holt serves as President of MySpace Music, a landmark joint venture among MySpace, The EMI Group, Sony Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and Sony ATV. In this role, Holt oversees the growth and development of the MySpace Music brand. Prior to joining MySpace Music Holt served as Executive Vice President of Digital Music for the MTV Networks Music and Logo Group where he oversaw all digital initiatives for the company’s MTV, VH1 and CMT music brands, as well as for Logo.
The New Music Seminar, after announcing its return just two weeks ago after a 15 year absence, is wasting no time regaining the spotlight and showing why it was the premier worldwide music conference in the 80’s and 90’s.

“This conference has had such a profound influence on me and my career over the years‐ I’m honored to have the opportunity to present the inaugural keynote,” Holt said.
On July 21st in New York City, this one day educational seminar will reveal the dawn of a new music business, offering practical straightforward, cutting edge solutions for artists trying to make it in these challenging times. NMS’s objective is to provide artists with forward thinking ideas and real knowledge, as well as the tools to step into tomorrow’s business today. Delegates will also receive the NMS Guidebook, an invaluable guide filled with vital information, including forms, contacts and discount offers worth well over $150.

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