2012 Austin Songwriters Symposium

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Austin Songwriters Symposium
January 5-8, 2012
Omni Austin Hotel at South Park
4140 Governor's Row
Austin, Texas 78744
Registration Rates
$225 - $295 + Membership
(Please see website for full details, requirements, and deadlines)

The 2012 Austin Songwriters Symposium features workshops and discussions for musicians looking to further their careers and gain insights into the song publishing business. Featured instructors include both working musicians as well as representatives from the music publishing industry.

The annual four day event has been organized by the Austin Songwriters Group since 2005. There are typically workshops on topics including pitching songs, live performance, studio production, touring, co-writing and more.

The keynote speaker for the 2010 Songwriters Symposium was Houston favorite Rodney Crowell.

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2012 Austin Symposium Panel and Instructors

Be sure to confirm this list on the Austin Songwriters Group website , but at the time of this writng, the following roster of panelists, instrutors, and more are:

Songwriters, Producers, and Recording Engineers

Bobby Arnold
Rick Busby
Chuck Cannon
Bill Carter
Ruth Ellsworth Carter
Steve Carter
Bob Cheevers
Stephen Doster
Lee Duffy
Marvin Dykhuis
Michael Fracasso
Joe Gracey
David Halley
Brett James
Lynda Jones
Tonio K
Teresa Neal
Louie Ortega
Jim Photoglo
Kimmie Rhodes
Will Sexton
Debby Throckmorton
Sonny Throckmorton
Greg Whitfield

Music Publishing and Performing Rights

Thomas Cain - BMI Senior Director, Writer/Publisher Relations
Bart Herbison - Executive Director, NSAI
Daniel Lee - Ten Ten Music Publishing
Nate Lowery - Cornman Music
John Mullins - SESAC Senior Director, Writer/Publisher Relations
Bobby Rymer - Writers Den Music Group
Jesse Willoughby - ASCAP

Industry Professionals

Roger Allen - KGSR Radio
Paul Barker - Barker House Concerts
Ted Branson - KOOP Radio
John Carrico - Carrico Photography
John Conquest - 3rd Coast Music
David Cotton - Artist Buyer
Cash Edwards - Cash Edwards Music Services
Nancy Fly - Nancy Fly Agency
Marc Fort - Governor's Office, State of Texas
Doug Freeman - Austin Chronicle
Valerie Fremin - iseesound.net
Kathleen Hudson - Texas Heritage Music Foundation
Keith Levy - Nancy Fly Agency
Christina Lord - Christina Lord Photography & Design
Dave Maisano - Radio Free Texas
Phillip Paquette - CottonAustin
Stephen Ray - Governor's Office, State of Texas
Rose Reyes - Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
Greg Roberts - AustinMusicCity.com
Zoe Cordes Selbin - Transmission Entertainment
Richard Skanse - LoneStarMusic.com
Mike Tolleson - Mike Tolleson and Associates
Dallas Wayne - Sirius XM Satellite Radio
WINKER - Winker Withaneye Photography

Map - Austin Songwriters Symposium @ Austin Omni Southpark

Omni Hotel @ South Park
4140 Governor's Row
Austin, Texas 78744

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