Charting: Popular Music Industry Summit

Schedule

3:30pm | von Kuster Hall
Keynote
Mike Sonier

4:30pm | TC 101
The Working Musician
Genevieve Fisher, Remo Di Cesare, Patrick Clark

5:15pm | TC 101
Production
Jay Hodgson

6pm | TC 101
Music Business
Cory CrossmanMatt Shelvock, Dan Shore

7pm | von Kuster Hall
Concert


Registration

$10 +HST (includes dinner)

Register

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 | 3:30pm-8:30pm

Students in the Bachelor of Arts (Major in Popular Music Studies) program at Western will be hosting their first-ever Popular Music Industry Summit. This exciting event is open to alumni, current Western students, prospective students, and the community at large. Alumni of this program will be coming back to share their wealth of knowledge, and varied experiences in the industry.

There is a $10 fee to attend this event, and it will include dinner! Attendees can look forward to a concert at the end of the day, and many opportunities throughout the day's sessions to ask questions and gain valuable insights.

If you have an interest in the music industry, pop music, songwriting, recording, or the business side of music, you won't want to miss this event!

Registration

Cost is $10 + HST (includes dinner)

Register

Schedule

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022

3:30-4:15pm | von Kuster Hall
Keynote
Speaker: Mike Sonier*
We are excited to welcome Los Angeles-based producer and songwriter Mike Sonier as the keynote speaker for this event. Read more about him below. 

4:30-5:15pm | Talbot College Room 101
The Working Musician
With country music artist Genevieve Fisher*, her manager Remo Di Cesare, and singer-songwriter Patrick Clark*

5:15-6pm | Talbot College Room 101
Music Production
With Western University Pop Music Studies faculty member Jay Hodgson

6-6:50pm | Talbot College Room 101
Music Business
With London's Music Industry Development Officer Cory Crossman, Dan Shore* from Sony Music Entertainment, and Western University faculty member Matt Shelvock*

7pm | von Kuster Hall
Concert

*Western University (Popular Music Studies program) graduate


Keynote Speaker Bio

Mike SonierMike Sonier is an exceptionally versatile LA-based producer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Currently published by Twenty Seven Music/Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Mike co-wrote and produced Noah Cyrus' multi-platinum hit, July, with over one billion global streams. He also wrote/produced Julia Michaels' Priest, Maggie Rogers' Love You For A Long Time and JoJo's In Your Room.

His most recent releases include SOHN's Riverbank, Dixie’s Stuck, FLUME (ft. LAUREL) I Can’t Tell and Stephanie Poetri's Little Lifetimes.

Mike has collaborated with a wide array of artists including Usher, Mustafa the Poet, Jessie Reyez, Camilla Cabello, Lennon Stella, Ruth B, Joshua Bassett, Spacey Jane, Emmy Meli, Em Beihold and L Devine among many others. Mike’s vocal and additional production credits appear on records by artists like The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, and Dua Lipa. 


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Contact Information

Sasha Gorbasew
519-611-2111 x80532
agorbase@uwo.ca