Join us for the first annual Toronto Music Entrepreneurship Exchange – an afternoon of networking, learning, and dialogue on digital literacy, intelligent business planning in music, and career options in the music and arts sector.
REGISTER HERE: eventbrite.ca/e/toronto-music-entrepreneurship-exchange-tickets-43405470932
Hosted by the Faculty of Music, Career Exploration and Education, and ONRamp Entrepreneurship at UofT, the event is an opportunity to:
— Network with music and arts organizations, funders and granting agencies, programmers and promoters, and independent musicians
— Engage in panel discussions on current and emerging industry trends
— Seek career advice from U of T faculty, students, alumni and industry partners
— Discover resources and pathways for both research and entrepreneurship opportunities
The event is free and open to the public.
12:00 PM Doors open to public, featuring exhibitors from arts and funding organizations
1:30 PM Session 1 — UofT Voices in the Music Industry
This panel features UofT alumni that have dedicated their careers to the music industry. Panelists will share their stories from and experiences in leadership positions in the music and entertainment industry.
Moderator: Tyler Greenleaf (Alumni Development Officer, Faculty of Music)
Kathy Domoney (Director, Domoney Artists Management)
Bev Foster (Executive Director, Room 217)
Amy Gottung (Production, Fundraising and Facilitation)
Josh Grossman (Artistic Director, TD Toronto Jazz Festival)
3:00 PM Session 2 — The Entrepreneurial Artist
This panel focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to work independently and in collaboration with organizations in Toronto and across Canada, as well as the resources UofT provides to support artists at all stages of their education and careers. Discussion topics include business practices, marketing strategies, and emerging career opportunities.
Moderator: Dr Catherine Moore (Special Advisor to the Dean, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Music)
Charlotte Cornfield (Burdock)
Tim Crouch (Senior Manager of Marketing & Audience Engagement, Tafelmusik; Director of Development and Marketing, Toy Piano Composers)
Francesca Perez ( Senior Development Officer, Partnerships, Canadian Opera Company; Co-Director, Liederwolfe Productions)
Alice Hong (DMA Candidate, Faculty of Music; Founder, Project Mainstream)