Schedule for ASG Symposium 2012

2012 ASG Symposium Schedule*

To register for Symposium 2012, go here.

*NOTE: While we believe the schedule below is virtually final, please note that there may be some adjustments between here and the Symposium 2012 weekend. ASG reserves the right to adjust this schedule at any time, and may not be able to serve notice. Please rely on the schedules received at the conference for all final information.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011

3:00

REGISTRATION OPEN
SIGN UP FOR CONFERENCE
PICK UP SCHEDULE AND WRIST BANDS
SIGN UP FOR THE ONE ON ONE WITH THE PUBLISHER OF YOUR CHOICE

4:00 

“The Art of Attending a Conference”, Paul Barker,

7:00

KICK OFF PARTY: Meet and greet the instructors, staff, panelists, publishers and special guests

8:00 

CONCERTS: Come and hear the instructors perform their favorite songs for you!

SONG CIRCLES WILL FOLLOW THE CONCERTS

To register for Symposium 2012, go here.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2012

9:00 Registration

10:00 – 11:15

PUBLISHERS PANEL
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management
Mike Molinar, Effusion Entertainment

SONGWRITING
Gary Burr & Georgia Middleman

PERFORMANCE
Jim Photoglo

11:15 – 12:30

PERFORMANCE RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS PANEL
Thomas Cain BMI
John Mullins SESAC
Jesse Willoughby ASCAP

PITCH TO PUBLISHER SESSIONS
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management
Mike Molinar, Effusion Entertainment

CO-WRITING
Kimmie Rhodes & Sonny Throckmorton

12:30 – 1:30  LUNCH ( ON YOUR OWN)

1:30 – 2:45

TEXAS STATE OF MIND
Casey Monahan, Governor’s Office State of Texas
Rose Reyes, Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau
Nancy Coplin, Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Don Pitts, City of Austin

SONG CRITIQUES
Thomas Cain, BMI
Jesse Willoughby, ASCAP
John Mullins, SESAC
Talli Giles, NSAI

ONE MAN BAND
Matthew Santos: Simple Looping Techniques and use of effects pedals to enhance your live performance.

2:45 – 4:00

PITCH TO PUBLISHER
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management
Mike Molinar, Effusion Entertainment

BI-LINGUAL SONGWRITING
Louie Ortega

FINANCING, BRANDING & MARKETING YOUR NEXT PROJECT
Benji Rogers, Founder CEO of Pledge Music
Charlie Faye, Independent Artist
Ed Bailey, Austin City Limits
Don Pitts, City of Austin 

SONGWRITING
Will Sexton & Ruth Ellsworth Carter

4:00 – 5:15

PITCH TO PUBLISHER
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management
Mike Molinar, Effusion Entertainment

TOURING PANEL
Michael Fracasso
Amanda Mora Jones
Charlie Faye
Zoe Cordes Selbin, Music Consultant

RECORDING TECHNIQUES
Marvin Dykhuis

MENTORING SESSIONS
Talli Giles, NSAI
Jim Photoglo
Gary Burr
Georgia Middleman
Jesse Willoughby
Thomas Cain
John Mullins
Stephen Doster

5:15 to 7:00 Dinner (on your own)

7:00 – 8:00

Spend an hour with Texas Legend, Joe Ely
w/ Host Roger Allen, KGSR 

8:00 – 9:00

CONCERT: Matthew Santos & Jim Photoglo

9:00 – 11:00

SHOWCASES

SONG CIRCLES DIRECTLY FOLLOWING SHOWCASES
Marvin Dykhuis
Joe Manuel
Will Sexton
David Halley

To register for Symposium 2012, go here.


SATURDAY,  JANUARY 7, 2012 

8:00 – 9:00

Sonny in the Morning: Coffee & War Stories with Sonny Throckmorton

9:00 – 10:15

PITCH TO PUBLISHER
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management
Mike Molinar, Effusion Entertainment

SONGWRITING
Jim Photoglo

ALTERNATIVE TUNINGS FOR GUITAR
Gabe Rhodes

10:15 – 11:30

SONG CRITIQUES
Thomas Cain, BMI
Jesse Willoughby, ASCAP
John Mullins, SESAC
Talli Giles, NSAI

SERIOUS ABOUT MUSIC – BOOKING PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS PANEL
K T Gardner, Nancy Fly Agency
Jennifer Hargraves, Kinetic Entertainment
Jean Spivey, Old Settlers Music Festival
Zoe Cordes Selbin, Music Consultant

PRE-PRODUCTION
Marvin Dykhuis & Stephen Doster

MUSICAL HOOKS
David Halley & Joe Manuel

12:00 LUNCH ON US!! 

KGSR’s Roger Allen interviews Jody Denberg

AWARDS CEREMONY

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

2:30 – 3:45

SONGWRITING
Gary Burr & Georgia Middleman

PITCH TO PUBLISHERS
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management
Mike Molinar, Effusion Entertainment

SOCIAL MEDIA PANEL – Interactive Communications
Doug Freeman, Austin Chronicle
Greg Roberts, AustinMusicCity.com
Paige McGuire, Austinist
Cash Edwards, Cash Edwards Music Services
Chase Hoffberger, Austin Music Weekly 

RADIO TODAY PANEL – Get your song on the radio
Roger Allen, KGSR & Lone Star State Of Mind
Ted Branson, KOOP Radio
Dallas Wayne, Sirius XM Satellite
John Conquest, 3rd Coast Music & FAR
Dave Maisano, Radio Free Texas
David Cotton, Cotton Austin

3:45 – 5:00

PITCH TO PUBLISHER
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management
Mike Molinar, Effusion Entertainment

ONE MAN BAND
Matthew Santos: Simple Looping Techniques and use of effects pedals to enhance your live performance.

A LAWYER CAN HELP: HOW MANY ROYALTY STREAMS ARE THERE ANYWAY?
Mike Tolleson, Mike Tolleson & Associates
Tiffany Walker, Haynes & Boone, LLP

PITCH TO PRESS – THE TIMING OF A CAMPAIGN
Richard Skanse, LoneStarMusic.com
Margaret Moser, The Austin Chronicle
John Conquest, 3rd Coast Music
Sandra Greaney, Country Line
David Cotton, Cotton Austin
Tim Basham, Paste Magazine

5:00 – 7:00 Break for Dinner ( on your own)

7:00 – 9:00

CONCERTS

9:00

SHOWCASES

SONG CIRCLES IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE SHOWCASES

To register for Symposium 2012, go here.


SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 8, 2012

8:00 

SONNY IN THE MORNING, Coffee & War Stories with Sonny Throckmorton

9:00 – 10:00

Gospel Music Jam: Hosted by Sonny Throckmorton & Thomas Cain

BRING YOUR INSTRUMENTS AND FAVORITE GOSPEL SONGS

10:00 – 11:15

PITCH TO PUBLISHERS
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management
Mike Molinar, Effusion Entertainment

RECORDING TECHNIQUES
Marvin Dykhuis

SONGWRITING AND PERFORMANCE
Jim Photoglo

CO – WRITING
Georgia Middleman & Gary Burr

11:30 to 1:00

CLOSING CONCERTS

To register for Symposium 2012, go here.