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First 25 registrants get a FREE copy of the book “How to Make It In The New Music Business” by the successful and well-known, indie musician, Ari Herstand

Columbia City Theater Presents
The First Ever:  Independent Artist Music Publishing Symposium

Guest Speaker:  Steve Corn, Music Industry Professional

Moderator: Lara Lavi, Esq, GM Columbia City Theater

Program:                          

1. Music Publishing 101:  Demystifying the process  (60 min)
2. Deep Throat:  Follow the money (artist/label/publisher/writer)  (60 min)
3. Songwriter Roundtable - Part 1 (Hour 3) (30 min)
4. Break (15 min)
5. Publishing Administration:  what do they do and why do you need one?  (30min)
6. Digital Distribution Basics (60 min)
7. Songwriter Roundtable - Part 2 (30-40min)

Each section will have plentiful Q/A.

Cost:               $100 per person

Where:            Columbia City Theater Main Stage Room

Who:               Artists of all ages, genres and experience

When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017   1pm to 6pm followed by a special edition of Tuesday Night Music Club #TNMC featuring members of Very Juicy Entertainment Recording Artists Gypsy Temple & Special Guest Jon Corn

About the Speaker
Steven Corn

President
Viewpoint Consulting Services

Steven Corn, CEO & co-Founder, brings over 25 years of strategic media and music licensing experience to his consulting company, Viewpoint Consulting Services.  VCS addresses many issues including repurposing and enhancing assets, adapting to the shifting digital landscape, and leveraging connections to consumers have become central concerns for virtually every 21st century business.

Concurrently, he is also a faculty member at the highly-regarded Los Angeles College of Music teaching courses in their music business bachelor’s program.

Prior to VCS, Steven was the CEO and Co-Founder of BFM Digital, a digital distribution company specializing in representing independent artists, labels, publishers and other content creators.   Corn is jointly responsible for the over-all vision of the company and signing BFM Digital's current network of hundreds of digital services worldwide.

In addition, Steven Corn is co-founder of BFM Jazz.   The artists of BFM Jazz are well-established, masters of their craft who have toured and recorded with their own bands in addition to lending their prominent voices to hundreds of pop, rock, jazz and soundtrack recordings in the course of several decades. Featured artists include Steve Gadd, Tierney Sutton, Steve Smith, Eddie Gomez, Lenny White and many others.

Prior to forming BFM, he created Corn Music Services, Inc. a company that was one of the first to license master recordings, sound effects and images to cellular providers around the world for use as ringtones, wallpaper and ringbacks.  More recently, Corn Music Services has provided consulting services for such high profile online companies and licensors such as Myspace, Fox Interactive, Universal Studios, Oddcast and kSolo.com.
 
Previous to this, Corn held the position of Executive Vice President at Licensemusic.com, the first one-stop, online music licensing service.  He also served as the Vice President/General Manager of Megatrax Production Music, a leading production music library.  
 
His background in the music industry also includes music supervision for independent films and television movies.  At LIVE Entertainment (the precursor to Artisan Entertainment), he was in charge of music for their many theatrical and home video releases.  In that position, he negotiated soundtrack deals and administered their catalog of publishing rights in over 60 films.