If you are interested in the Music Business, then check out a panel presentation from School of Music, Theatre & Dance alums in the band My Dear Disco. Michele Chamuel, Tyler Duncan, and Bob Lester will give a presentation followed by Q&A regarding their recent experiences in songwriting, developing a business plan, touring, and securing management.
In addition to maintaining an active law practice, Les is among the top commercial, film, and television composers in the region; his scores and productions have graced two Emmy winners, and several Communicator and Renaissance Award winners for such clients as Budweiser, DaimlerChrysler, GM, Ford, UPN television, and many other national and regional clients. Les produced Patrick Thomas’ “Ghost Town Radio,” nominated for five Detroit Music Awards upon its release. A more thorough bio can be found here: link.
The talk covered subjects such as music for TV, advertisements and film, and the music rights surrounding those fields, including licensing. There also was some time open for questions, so that you can get some clarification on that burning music business question that you can’t find a good answer to.