24 April 2012
Song Summit 2012 in Sydney
Song Summit, APRA|AMCOS's three-day expo for songwriters, will take place in Sydney on 26-28 May 2012. The event is designed to provide artists with educational support, networking and business opportunities to help further their careers. The program of this third Song Summit includes live performances by international and local talent as well as workshops, conferences, and other events. Song Summit will be organised at the Sydney Convention Centre as part of Vivid Sydney.
In addition to the main conference program, Song Summit will also include a number of programs directed to specific sectors of the music industry, including Music Market, Song Summit LIVE, Screen Summit and a new addition, Publisher Summit. The event will also play host to Backstage Pass, a day of workshops for secondary school students, culminating in a live performance. The conference will conclude on the evening of Monday 28 May with the annual APRA Music Awards.
Speakers for Song Summit include high-profile singer-songwriters and performers, such as Neil Finn, Paul Kelly and Melinda Schneider, as well as other artists and industry figures, such as writer-director Wesley Enoch and producer-musician Tim Levinson. Over 800 songwriters, composers, music publishers and other industry professionals are expected to take part in the event.
For full event information, registrations and program updates, please see the Song Summit website.
Song Summit 2012 - http://www.songsummit.com.au
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