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Thursday, April 19 • 5:30pm - 6:45pm
All the World’s a Stage: Breaking Into International Markets

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Tired of playing the same ol’ live circuit? Think your melodies might fit better with lyrics in a different language? Sail into the uncharted waters of foreign markets with our panel of internationally successful songwriters and industry experts from outside the US. These folks know what it takes to make it in other countries, and they’ll share it all – everything from collaborating with a foreigner to how live audiences respond differently in other parts of the globe.

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Victor Finn

 Victor Finn was appointed CEO of IMRO (the Irish performing rights organisation) in 2008. A Chartered Management Accountant with a degree in Marketing from the University of Limerick, Finn previously spent seven years as the Managing Director of MCPS Ireland (the Irish mechanica... Read More →
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Alex Kassner

 Alex Kassner has been responsible for international business affairs at the Kassner Music group since June 2009, with particular focus on the company’s relationship with US companies and writers. His key achievements to date include completing a reciprocal administration deal with independent US publisher Downtown Music Publishing and securing the representation of classic hip-hop artists the Jungle Brothers. Before joining Kassner Music, Alex spent several years as a solicitor at UK city law firm CMS Cameron McKenna, with clients that included Amazon.com, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan. The Kassner Music group is a family-run independent music publisher with a heritage of almost 70 years. Its catalogue contains world-famous copyrights such as... Read More →
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Myles Keller

Membership Development Director – PRS for Music |   | Myles Keller started sweeping studio floors and hauling sound equipment at the age of 17. Three months on the road with Pink Floyd in 1987 prompted him to set up his own concert merchandising company in London, England which he sold in 1990. The journey then led him to independent record promotion in London where he had the good fortune to work on dozens of TV and radio campaigns for Billy Idol, Richard Marx, Midge Ure, Hall and Oates and Lisa Stansfield until he joined First Avenue Records and Management. After more than 100 hit records in the UK with Eternal, Dina Carroll, Michelle Gayle, Kele Le Roc, MN8, Dana Dawson and The Honeyz he became Head of International Marketing at EMI Records, working with Jon Secada, Robbie Williams, David Coverdale / Whitesnake... Read More →
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Kai Robøle

 Kai Robøle is the founder and MD of Waterfall Music, a music publishing company based in Norway that’s oriented toward the international market. Waterfall\'s main objectives are to find and nurture songwriting talent and to help develop international songwriter careers. Lately... Read More →


Thursday April 19, 2012 5:30pm - 6:45pm
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