MMF are hosting 3 panels and a networking event at BBC Introducing Live!

Exploring the Role of the Manager & Music Management Career Development

Thursday 31st October (2pm – 3pm) To mark the launch of the Music Managers Forum’s latest research ‘Managing Expectations’, the role of the manager panel will explore music management as a career.

Looking in detail at how the role of the music manager changes and develops throughout an artist’s career. The panel will discuss career progression, the relationship between artists and business partners and what responsibilities managers have once record labels, publishers and booking agents are involved.

In this panel, we will be comparing the roles of Jenny Carroll who has been managing artists for the past 5 years, Simon King who has over 12 years of artist management experience and Keith Harris who has been managing artists for over 35 years. Moderator: Annabella Coldrick (MMF)

Speakers: Jenny Carroll – AIR MTM (Jamie Cullum), Simon King – Covert Talent (Tom Walker) and Keith Harris OBE (Stevie Wonder)

The Artist & Manager Business – Managing an Artist’s Business (FAC + MMF)

Friday 1st November (2pm – 3pm)

This panel is collaboration between the Music Managers Forum and the Featured Artists Coalition.

The discussion will look at what is involved in music management, how to navigate an artist’s business without a manager, choosing the right time to work with a manager and identifying what makes a successful artist and manager partnership. The panel will be moderated by Jayne Stynes of the MMF and formally of Eleven Management and speakers include; self-managed artist Bishi plus artist FEMME and her managers Dan Garber.

Moderator: Jayne Stynes
Speakers: FEMME and manager Dan Garber plus artist Bishi Bhattacharya

Source MMF

October 11, 2019 5:30am ET by Pressparty  


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