Managing the Ups and Downs of the Music Business

Volume CVIII, No. 5May, 2008

MusiCares, in partnership with The Actors’ Fund of America and the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Local 802’s Members’ Assistance Program is sponsoring a joint program entitled “Managing the Ups and Downs of the Music Business”. The program will consist of a panel of professionals who will discuss key strategies for managing the personal, professional and financial challenges inherent in making a life in the music industry.

Panelists will include Octavius “Ted” Reid, (Sr. VP at Morgan Stanley); Patch Schwadron, M.S., (The Actors’ Work Program); Arun Luthra, (musician, composer/arranger, teacher); Karen Olsen, (violist and holistic practitioner); and Dee Dee Acquisto, M.S. (Sr. Director, MusiCares).

It is being held on Tuesday, May 27th, at The Aurora, 475 W. 57th St. @ 10th Ave., 2nd Floor, NYC. Registration and networking begin at 5:30pm, with the panel presentation from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Admission is free, but space is limited, so email or call 212-245-7840 or 877-303-6962 (toll-free) to RSVP by May 23rd.