TGE’s series of one-on-one interviews with industry leaders and innovators.
Every year the TGE Conference features a series of one-on-one interviews with industry leaders and innovators. This includes three conversations as part of the CMU+TGE programme, with a stand-out In Conversation wrapping up each of the three CMU+TGE full-day conferences.
Already confirmed for this year’s In Conversation programme are…
CHILLY GONZALES IN CONVERSATION (8 May)
Wrapping up The TGE+CMU Music Education Conference, we will be joined on stage by Chilly Gonzales who will tell the story behind his ground-breaking Gonzervatory project and explain how we can build bridges between musical disciplines and in doing so ensure music education works for everyone.
Chilly Gonzales is in conversation with Chris Cooke on Wednesday 8 May at 16.15.
JUSTIN KALIFOWITZ IN CONVERSATION (9 May)
Wrapping up our TGE+CMU Digital Dollars Conference, we will talk to Justin Kalifowitz, Founder and CEO of Downtown Music, the leading independent publisher that also owns Songtrust and recently acquired CD Baby. We’ll chat to Justin about building a multi-layered music rights company that can fully support and nurture each artist and songwriter’s own business in the streaming age.
Justin Kalifowitz is in conversation with Chris Cooke on Thursday 9 May at 16.15.
CASSANDRA GRACEY IN CONVERSATION (10 May)
Cassandra Gracey (pictured above) is President of Sony Music’s ground breaking 4th Floor Creative division. At the conclusion of The CMU+TGE Music Marketing Conference, she will join CMU’s Chris Cooke to talk about her career to date, why 4th Floor Creative was launched, and how partnerships, content and analytics have become key for labels seeking to make their artists truly stand out.
Cassandra Gracey is in conversation with Chris Cooke on Friday 10 May at 16.15.