Surviving in the Music Industry
How many hats do you wear?
NEU Music department faculty member Brad Hatfield invites award winning singer/songwriter Edie Carey, marketing and management maven Michelle Conceison, and Boston Music Award winning producer/songwriter/engineer Crit Harmon to discuss how they support themselves and others in the music business through entrepreneurial approaches. In today's economy and rapidly changing technology, music industry professionals have to wear many hats to stay competitive and keep their art alive. Join us for an informal discussion with established professionals that have combined their business savvy with their love of music to make a living doing what they love to do!
Edie Carey - Singer/Songwriter
Edie has been performing at festivals, colleges, and listening rooms across the US, Canada and the UK since 1999. Her recently released seventh album, "Bring The Sea," as well as her last two records, were funded entirely by her loyal and steadily growing legion of fans. Her new CD, produced by Evan Brubaker, features appearances by Shawn Mullins, Glen Phillips (of Toad the Wet Sprocket), multi-instrumentalist Julie Wolf (Ani DiFranco, Indigo Girls), and violist Eyvind Kang (Bill Frisell, Laurie Anderson).
Visit Edie Carey's Website
Michelle Conceison - Market Monkeys
Market Monkeys was founded by Boston-based marketers, Michelle Conceison and Jennifer Falk. Both have had lengthy careers at advertising agencies and marketing firms in San Francisco, Washington DC, Baltimore, Chicago and Boston, and received MBAs from the Simmons School of Management. Neither claim music was part of the original plan, but both agree it's always been an integral part of their lives. And in music, the best managers are always fans first.
Visit Market Monkeys' Website
Crit Harmon - Producer/Songwriter/Engineer
Crit Harmon is a Boston Music Award winning music producer and songwriter, writing music for film and television, producing CD's for recording artists, and consulting nationally on a variety of music related topics including production, song writing and publishing. He is well known for his insightful and dead-on-target lyric writing abilities, modern organic production style, and his large talented pool of singers and musicians. Artists that he has produced include Martin Sexton, Edie Carey and Susan Werner.
Visit Crit Harmon's Website
Monday, November 15
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
This event for Global Entrepreneurship week is proudly sponsored by the Northeatern University Department of Music