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Thursday, April 19 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Country Song Feedback

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Engage in honest talk and receive valuable advice from chart-topping country singer/songwriters and music publishers in this song feedback session, during which a limited number of songs pre-submitted by registrants will be given constructive criticism in front of an audience.

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Whitney Daane

 Whitney Daane began her music publishing career in 1996 at Maverick Music.  In 2000 she launched her own company, Mighty Isis Music, representing writers in Nashville, Los Angeles and New York and began consulting for London-based Kobalt Music Publishing in 2001. With over one hundred cuts and five #1 singles under her belt, she has pitched songs recorded by the Backstreet Boys, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, Jodee Messina, Phil Vassar, Wynonna, Garth Brooks, Lee Ann Womack, Lonestar, Jamie... Read More →
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Chris DeStefano

 Chris DeStefano is a singer/songwriter and record producer working in Los Angeles and Nashville. Published by EMI, his recent writing and/or production credits include Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Jana Kramer, and Eli Young Band among many others.  He\'s re... Read More →
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JT Harding

 Born an orphan, JT Harding gravitated towards music for as long as he can remember. Endless hours of singing along to the radio and watching MTV convinced him to put together a band and start writing songs. After grinding through the regular rock band regimen of rehearsals and high school gigs in Michigan, Harding ran away to Los Angeles as a teen. While working at a record store he answered an ad to be on VH-1\'s Rock N\' Roll Jeopardy and won! The prize money was used to record his first demo that made its way into the hands of rock superstar Marilyn Manson, who offered Harding a job as his personal assistant on tour. He traveled the globe with Manson. Members of Linkin Park overheard Harding working on his music during some \'down time\' backstage. Even though the songs were only simple acoustic renditions, the band asked him to be their opening act for the next show. Thanks to the Linkin Park tour exposure, this Cinderella storyline segued into both record and publishing deals. Harding\'s first single \'(I\'m Gonna) Party Like a Rockstar\' has lit up request lines and raced up the charts, creating an incredible buzz at radio stations and on the internet. It is the theme song for the HBO show Cathouse. Recently, he co-wrote the Double Platinum single \'Smile\' by Uncle Kracker. In addition, he co-wrote the hit song... Read More →
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Mike Molinar

| Over the past thirteen years, Mike Molinar played a major role in the growth and success of several of Nashville’s leading independent music publishers. As the Creative Director for Cal IV Entertainment from 2000 to 2007, Molinar played a vital role in the placement of copyrights on over 45 million albums. Molinar also signed and/or managed the careers of Odie Blackmon... Read More →


Thursday April 19, 2012 11:30am - 12:45pm
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

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