Nashville, TN (April 6, 2007)–The 3rd Annual Leadership Music Digital Summit will take place on Tuesday, April 24, 2007, from 8:30am-5:00pm. Sponsored by Microsoft’s Zune, in partnership with The Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business at Belmont University and associate sponsor The Recording Academy, the Summit will be held at Belmont’s Curb Event Center in Nashville.
SPARS members are eligible for a reduced admission rate of $129 by registering at www.digitalsummit.org, until Friday April 13. The price of admission includes lunch, coffee breaks, and goodie bag. This all-day conference is dedicated to the business, legal and creative issues the ever-changing digital landscape presents to the music industry.
The day-long event will feature conference sessions on intellectual property, licensing, social networking and new gadget show-and-tell, among other topics to be announced shortly. Last year’s event attracted dozens of national authorities and nearly 500 attendees. This year’s keynote speaker will be Terry McBride, CEO and co-founder of Nettwerk Music Group. The event schedule and panelists can be found at www.digitalsummit.org.
Of particular interest to recording engineers and producers will be the panel, “Through the Windshield, Not the Rearview Mirror: How the shifting digital landscape effects what happens in the studio,” presented by The Recording Academy and featuring the views of renowned producer and engineers including George Massenburg and Gary Paczosa on high quality sound and the consumer experience.