Schedule ASG Symposium 2013

The 9th Annual ASG Songwriter Symposium Schedule

To register for Symposium 2013, go here.


THURSDAY, January 24
3:00 PM

REGISTRATION OPENS (Room 102)
Sign Up for Conference
Pick Up Schedule and Wrist Bands
Sign Up for the One On One with Publisher of Your Choice

4:00 – 4:45 PM 

“The Art of Attending a Conference” in Omni ABC
Paul Barker, Lee Duffy & Charlie Faye

5:00 – 6:00 PM

“The Art of Being An Artist” in Omni ABC
Debby Throckmorton & Rick Busby

7:00 PM 

Texas Songwriters Presents: The ASG Texas Music Industry Soiree in Omni ABC
The Austin Songwriters Group and The City of Austin invite you to a Meet & Greet with Texas Music Industry professionals, the Symposium instructors, staff, panelists, publishers and special guests.

8:00 PM

CONCERT in Omni ABC
David Halley, Louie Ortega & Matthew Santos

9:00 PM

CONCERT in Omni ABC
Jim Photoglo, Danny Wells & Chuck Cannon

10:00 PM

SONG CIRCLES: David Halley, Louie Ortega, Matthew Santos & Marvin Dykhuis


FRIDAY MORNING, January 25

9:00 AM

REGISTRATION in Room 102

10:00 – 11:15 AM

PUBLISHERS PANEL in Conference Center
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management
Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirts/Bucks Publishing

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP in Omni B
Danny Wells

PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP in Omni E
Debby Throckmorton

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF PERFORMANCE RIGHTS (Conference Center)
John Mullins of SESAC

PITCH TO PUBLISHER SESSIONS
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den in Southpark A
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management Southpark B
Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirts/Bucks Publishing Omni A

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP in Omni B
Austin Cunningham

12:30 – 1:30  LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)


FRIDAY EARLY AFTERNOON, January 25

1:30 – 2:45 PM

MUSIC IN THE FILM AND GAMING INDUSTRIES in Conference Center
The Basics: This panel will give you information as to what it is, where to go, who to approach, and pertinent vocabulary.
Roger Allen, KGSR Radio (Moderator)
Chris Castle, Christian L. Castle, Attorneys
Stephen Ray, Governor’s Music Office State of Texas
Gary Powell, Butler School of Music, University of Texas – Austin

PITCH TO PUBLISHER SESSIONS
Bobby RymerThe Writer’s Den Southpark A
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management Southpark B
Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirts/Bucks Publishing Omni A

CO-WRITING WORKSHOP in Omni E
Jim Photoglo & Guest

ONE MAN BAND in Omni CD
Matthew Santos leads performing and recording songwriters through a workshop on looping techniques and use of effects pedals to enhance your live performance.

2:45 – 4:00 PM

PITCH TO PUBLISHER
Bobby RymerThe Writer’s Den Southpark A
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management Southpark B
Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirts/Bucks Publishing Omni A

BI-LINGUAL SONGWRITING in Omni B
Louie Ortega & Marvin Dykhuis

FRIDAY LATE AFTERNOON & EVENING, January 25

4:00 – 5:15 PM

PITCH TO PUBLISHER
Bobby RymerThe Writer’s Den Southpark A
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management Southpark B
Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirts/Bucks Publishing Omni A

MUSIC IN FILMS & VIDEO GAMES WORKSHOP – (Conference Center)
An overview of the basic rights involved with licensing songs and commissioned score or recordings for games, film and television. Including pitching agreements and licensing deals.
Chris Castle, Christian L. Castle, Attorneys

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP in Omni E
“The Art of Song Interpretation”
Jimmy LaFave, who is widely regarded as a master interpreter of songs written by others, most notably Bob Dylan & Woody Guthrie, among others, as well as an outstanding songwriter in his own right, will lead a workshop for songwriters on the art of interpreting songs written by others and making them your own.

RECORDING TECHNIQUES in Omni B
Marvin Dykhuis & Matthew Santos

MENTORING SESSIONS in Omni CD
Chuck Cannon, Jim Photoglo, Danny Wells, Kimmie Rhodes, Charlie Faye, KT Gardner,
David Cotton, John Mullins, Rick Busby, Cash Edwards & Roger Allen

5:15 to 7:00 PM Dinner (On Your Own)


7:00 – 8:00 PM 

Special Event: KGSR “Lone Star State of Mind” Host, Roger Allen Interviews
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Ian McLagan in Omni CD

8:00 – 11:00 PM

CONCERTS & SHOWCASES in Omni CD
Sonny Throckmorton, Kimmie Rhodes & Austin Cunningham

SONG CIRCLES WILL FOLLOW THE CONCERTS
David Halley, Louie Ortega, Matthew Santos & Marvin Dykhuis 


SATURDAY MORNING, January 26

8:00 – 9:00 AM

SONNY IN THE MORNING in Omni CD
Coffee & War Stories with Sonny Throckmorton

9:00 – 10:15 AM

PITCH TO PUBLISHER
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den Southpark A
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management Southpark B
Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirts/Bucks Publishing Room 104

SONGWRITING in Omni B
Jim Photoglo

GUITAR ARRANGEMENTS & SONGWRITING in Omni E
David Halley & Louie Ortega

10:15 – 11:30 AM

PITCH TO PUBLISHER
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den Southpark A
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management Southpark B
Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirts/Bucks Publishing Room 104

SONG CRITIQUES
John Mullins, SESAC Omni A
Debby Throckmorton Omni B
Rick Busby, The Song Doctor Omni E

GET OUT! – BOOKING PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS PANEL
(Conference Center)
Jean Spivey, Old Settlers Music Festival (Moderator)
Nancy Fly, Nancy Fly Agency
Nancy Coplin, ABIA
Matt Munoz, Cactus Cafe 

RADIO TODAY PANEL: HOW RADIO PROGRAMMING WORKS (Omni F)
Roger Allen, KGSR & Lone Star State Of Mind (Moderator)
Ted Branson, KOOP Radio,
Dallas Wayne, Sirius XM Satellite
Robert Cross, KUT Radio


SATURDAY AFTERNOON, January 26

12:00 - 3:00 PM:

LUNCH & KEYNOTE EVENT in Omni CD

KGSR’s “Lone Star State of Mind” Host, Roger Allen Talks With Eliza Gilkyson
Opening Comments & Announcements, ASG President Rick Busby
Concert with Rick Busby, Stephen Doster, Lee Duffy & Marvin Dykhuis

3:00 – 4:15 PM:

PITCH TO PUBLISHERS
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den Southpark A
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management Southpark B
Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirts/Bucks Publishing Room 104

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP in Omni B
Chuck Cannon

GETTING READY FOR THE STUDIO: PRE-PRODUCTION in Omni E
Stephen Doster & Marvin Dykhuis

SOCIAL MEDIA PANEL in Conference Center
Cash Edwards, Cash Edwards Music Services (Moderator)
Kevin Benz, CultureMap Austin
Jim Caliguiri, Austin Chronicle – Earache!
Robert Cross, KUT Radio

4:15 – 5:30 PM

ONE MAN BAND in Omni CD
Matthew Santos leads performing and recording songwriters through a workshop on looping techniques and use of effects pedals to enhance your live performance.

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP in Omni E
“The Things You Go Through To Get Through The Things You Go Through” with Kimmie Rhodes

A LAWYER CAN HELP: FOLLOW THE MONEY in Omni B
Who Pays What? Sound Exchange Vs. Traditional PROs
Mike Tolleson, Mike Tolleson & Associates

PRESS: WHAT ARE THE PARAMETERS? STORIES, COVERS, LISTINGS & REVIEWS in Conference Center
Jo Rae Di Menno, Hard Pressed Publicity (Moderator)
Sandra Greaney, Country Line
Peter Mongillo, The Austin American-Statesman
Richard Skanse, Lone Star Music
John Conquest, 3rd Coast Music

5:30 – 7:00 PM

DINNER BREAK ( on your own)


SATURDAY EVENING, January 26

7:00 – 11:00 PM

CONCERT & SHOWCASE EVENTS in Omni CD

SONG CIRCLES WILL FOLLOW THE CONCERTS
David Halley, Louie Ortega, Matthew Santos & Marvin Dykhuis


SUNDAY MORNING, January 27

8:30 - 9:00 AM

SONNY IN THE MORNING in Omni CD
Coffee & War Stories with Sonny Throckmorton

9:00 – 10:00 PM

GOSPEL MUSIC JAM in Omni CD or Lobby Bar
Hosted by Sonny Throckmorton & Kimmie Rhodes
Bring your instruments and favorite gospel songs

10:00 – 11:15 AM

PITCH TO PUBLISHERS
Bobby Rymer, The Writer’s Den Omni F
Chris Oglesby, Oglesby Writer Management Room 104
Debby Throckmorton TBA 

ADMINISTRATING YOUR MUSIC
Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirts/Bucks Publishing in Omni A

SONGWRITING AND PERFORMANCE in Omni B
Jim Photoglo & Matthew Santos

CO-WRITING in Omni E
Austin Cunningham & Sonny Throckmorton

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM 

CLOSING CONCERTS in Omni CD