|The Women’s Music Summit announces the addition of a variety of music industry veterans to participate in panel discussions. The following industry experts have been added to speak at the Summit: Tobi Parks of Sony Music Entertainment, Kate Pokorny of Indaba Music, Carise Yatter of Hired Gun Media, Jessica Sternick of Red Entertainment, and Laura Taylor, Sr VP of Operations for Guitar Center. Summit producer Laura B. Whitmore will facilitate the Summit’s panels, focusing on Publishing, Distribution, Management, Alternative Careers in Music, as well as PR and Promotion.
Taking place August 28 – 31, 2012 at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, NY, near Woodstock, the Women’s Music Summit is a music immersion gathering that focuses on female musicians. Players of all instruments and levels are invited to come together to learn, practice, perform, and connect. Summit events include instructional workshops, master classes, round table panels, group dinners, jam sessions, and so much more. Artist counselors include Meshell Ndegeocello, Bibi McGill (Pink, Beyoncé), Kaki King, Malina Moye, Marnie Stern, and Melissa Auf der Maur (Hole, Smashing Pumpkins).The Women’s Music Summit discounted pricing offer has been extended to August 1st, 2012. Single-day pricing now starts as low as $300/day for tent camping, and only $385/day for a double occupancy room in Full Moon Resort’s rustic, country inn. This pricing includes meals and all Summit workshops.
In addition, musicians that register for both Wednesday and Thursday will receive a pre-Summit free upgrade! This includes complimentary accommodations/camping for Tuesday night as well, including dinner, an hour of open bar, breakfast Wednesday morning, and more.
The Women’s Music Summit offers a high-quality experience, integrating a blend of academic, instructional and social elements, as well as personal interface with the artists – not only at forums, panels, classes, and jam sessions, but also at meal times and throughout evening activities. The Summit is supported by Guitar Center, Dean Markley, Lagunitas Brewery, Earthworks Audio, Guitar World, Guitar Player, Bass Player, Keyboard Magazine, and Electronic Musician.
The Women’s Music Summit is part of the Music Masters Camps, a series of weeklong instructional workshops at Full Moon Resort. This year’s programs also include Dweezil Zappa, Ricky Skaggs, Richard Thompson, Medeski Martin & Wood, Todd Rundgren, Paul Gilbert, Umphrey’s McGee, and more.
For more information on the Women’s Music Summit, go to www.womensmusicsummit.com