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ABOUT Wavelengths

Wavelengths: APAP World Music Pre-Conference is the largest gathering of world music professionals in North America. Co-produced by globalFEST and the PR firm rock paper scissors, the two-day world music forum is held at the Association for Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) conference in New York each January, and is free and open to the public. The conference includes lively discussions and workshops on the latest issues in the world music field, and is geared towards all industry professionals including artist, agents, managers, presenters, press, and more.  

Thursday, January 3, 2019
8:30 - 9:30 am Registration
9:30 - 9:40 am Welcome & Acknowledgement of Land
9:40 - 10:40 am New Trends & Dynamics: Africa + Caribbean
10:40 - 10:45 am 5 Minute Music Discovery
10:45 - 11:45 am New Trends & Dynamics: Latinx
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch (bring your own)
1:00 - 1:05 pm 5 Minute Music Discovery
1:05 - 2:30 pm Equity for Artists: Toward a More Ethical and Inclusive Music Business
2:30 - 2:35 pm 5 Minute Music Discovery
2:35 - 3:35 pm Marketing Toolkit
3:35 - 3:40 pm 5 Minute Music Discovery
3:40 - 4:40 pm Live Video Study: What Works in Live Performance Videos
4:40 - 5:00pm Closing

Friday, January 4, 2019
9:00 - 9:30 am Registration
9:30 - 9:40 am Welcome & Acknowledgement of Land
9:40 - 9:45 am Introduction from JanArtsNYC
9:45 - 9:50 am gF Award Announcement
9:50 10:20 am Keynote by ShoShona Kish
10:20 - 10:25 am 5 Minute Music Discovery
10:25 - 12:05 pm Power Dynamics: Interrogating Systems in World Music (curated by WOCA Women of Color in the Arts)
12:05 - 12:10 pm 5 Minute Music Discovery
12:10 - 1:10 pm Lunch (bring your own)
1:10 - 1:15 pm 5 Minute Music Discovery
1:15 - 2:15 pm Impact and Integrity: Best Practices
2:15 - 3:15 pm Artist Pitch Session (artists must sign up day of)
3:15 - 3:30 pm Closing
6:00 - 7:30pm Reception with food and drink with Mundial Montreal at Drom, 85 avenue A (5th/6th Sts) followed by Mundial Montreal & Drom showcase. RSVP here.

‚óŹ Location:

Hilton Hotel
1335 Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue) between 53rd / 54th Streets
Concourse A - Downstairs
New York, New York

 

wavelengths: ApaP World Music Pre Conference 2017
PAST EVENTS
January 12, 2018
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January 11, 2018
Hilton New York Midtown Manhattan
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Manhattan
January 06, 2017
Hilton New York Midtown Manhattan
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Manhattan