2014 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO
EXPO 2014
The Premier Conference for Songwriters, Composers and Producers - Open to All

High school music teacher Anne Fennell brought her class to the ASCAP EXPO in April. We asked Fennell what it was like for her students to connect their classroom learning with the real-world opportunities available at the EXPO.

If you strolled down the mezzanine hallway of the Loews Hollywood Hotel during the 2014 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO, you could feel it: the energy of thousands of music creators, each one eager to learn and network, discover and be inspired.

Video Access gives you the ability to watch the amazing panels from this year's ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO. Relive your favorite moments and the moments you missed. Even if you didn't attend, you can still watch all of the EXPO panels.

What an amazing ASCAP EXPO this year! Thank you to all of you who came to Los Angeles to be a part of it. You brought so much energy and enthusiasm with you, and it made for such a great three days.

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Desmond Child is a hit songwriter for many artists that are household names, from KISS to Katy Perry, Bon Jovi to Ricky Martin. At his entertaining ASCAP EXPO panel, moderated by actor and singer-songwriter John Stamos, Child offered tips to to help songwriters become great at what they do.

Five titans of touring discussed how to make it on the road, where to find your best connections and how to promote yourself beyond your Twitter feed on Friday during our "Road Dogs: Touring in the New Media Age" panel.

The Dolby Ballroom filled with fans eager to hear from producing legends Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. In a fascinating talk with Warner/Chappell's Jon Platt, the duo shared how they work with artists to craft singular, personal music.

In the Congressional Review of the Copyright Act panel, US Congresswoman Judy Chu, Congressman Tom Marino and Paul Williams urged songwriters and composers to support the Songwriter Equity Act.

At Friday's Getting Creative panel, five veteran publishers described how their jobs increasingly involve artist development, and how they work with songwriters and composers to build creative success.

ASCAP Musical Theatre & Cabaret Director Michael Kerker introduced this very special panel with the following introduction: "There is a new sound in music theatre, and the sound of pop is here and here to stay."

LeAnn Phelan, the Senior Director of ASCAP in Nashville, led the panel with a big smile. Some of the ASCAP registrants were able to submit a song ahead of time to be reviewed by three men: Joe Fisher, Michael Knox and Jimmy Robbins.

Thursday morning, ASCAP EXPO-goers were treated to a conversation with four gurus of digital music licensing and distribution. Reps from Rumblefish, AdRev, CD Baby and Universal Publishing Production Music explained how to maximize your earnings and market penetration in the digital music economy.

At Thursday afternoon’s "Anatomy Of A Song" panel, songwriters MoZella, James Fauntleroy, Martin Johnson, Savan Kotecha and Lindy Robbins shared what makes a song a hit.

In a panel presented by Variety Magazine, Steve Chagolian probed the minds of several of today's prominent rising composers of music for Film and TV about their careers, time spent in bands, workflow and creative journey.

When you hear the name Akon you think "Smack That" or " I Wanna Love You." But the side we don't usually see is the personal side that makes him the great artist he is. Interviewed by his longtime friend and colleague, Steve Rifkind, Akon shared memories and great advice for aspiring musicians.

English composer John Powell is known for his film score to The Bourne, Shrek, Rio 1 and 2 and How to Train Your Dragon. In his master session at the ASCAP EXPO, Powell entertained the audience and left everyone with a much better insight into the life of a successful film composer.

Paul Williams, John LoFrumento and John Titta got ASCAP members fired up before the EXPO started with motivational and inspirational speeches on ASCAP's extraordinary 2013, and what's in store for 2014.

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"The ASCAP EXPO was truly inspiring. It was one of the best weekends of my life."

Michelle Oglevie, Attendee



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