“Building An Artist’s Team”

    • February 21, 2023
    1024 536 The California Copyright Conference

    Date/Time
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    02/21/2023

    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Location
    Zoom


    “Building An Artist’s Team”

     

    Are you an artist looking for your next step? A recent graduate breaking into the music industry post-COVID? A student wanting the inside scoop from actual industry members? Or are you a seasoned professional wanting to know in detail what the current musical climate looks like and where it’s headed? Look no further.

    This panel will feature opinions from managers, artists, lawyers, booking agents, and more. Get your notepad ready for an exciting rundown of what locking down a new musical artist’s foundational teammates look like from multiple perspectives.

    If you’ve been scratching your brain on how to break through the TikTok algorithm, asking yourself if you’re ready for a manager, if you are wanting to become a manager and wondering how to find great talent to work with, perplexed on how new artists are booked on large tours/festival runs, and wanting some opinions on where the music industry is headed from some ‘new on the scene’ heavy industry hitters, this one is for you!

     

    Moderator:

    Taylor Lenz | Artist/Songwriter

     

    Panelists:

    Steve Comanche | Manager at RAW Material 

    Adam LaRue | Manager/CEO, LaRue Music/Artist Consultant

    MILES | Artist/Songwriter

    Erin Workman | EVP Department Head & Faculty,
    Songwriting & Music Business, Los Angeles College of Music/A&R Consultant/Songwriter

     

    Tuesday, February 21, 2023

    2:30pm – 3:30pm | Zoom Webinar Broadcast

     

    Advance Reservation:
    CCC Members $0 per person | Non-members $5 per person

     

    Registration deadline is Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 1:30pm PT

     

    – No refunds –

    Stick around for the “after hour, happy hour” chat following the webinar!
    Catch up and network with the CCC community from the
    comfort of your own couch

     

    This webinar is sponsored by 

     

    Questions? Email is at questions@theccc.org

    Biographies


    Taylor Lenz | Artist/Songwriter

    If you haven’t heard of Pop artist Taylor Lenz yet, you soon will. With an explosive debut single release, Taylor has been on a rollercoaster only going up. ‘Tease’ debuted on the radio at KISS 103.3, Planet 102.3, MIX 93.3, amongst other stations, an impressive feat for a new artist. Taylor had two huge syncs in 2021, her first being on MTV’s hit show ‘Catfish’. Taylor received recognition when she was named MTV’s ‘Artist of the Week’, an exciting accolade from a station known for breaking new artists. Soon after, her song ‘Tease’ was synced on a popular Netflix show titled ‘Twenty Somethings: Austin’. She has received press acclaim from publications like The Lowdown, The Pitch, Tongue Tied Magazine, and IN Kansas City Magazine, to name a few. Taylor has been plugged in with the California Copyright Conference since 2017, assisting in the CCC’s Social Media among other things. Taylor has her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition with an emphasis in Songwriting.


    Steve Comanche | Manager at RAW Material


    Adam LaRue | Manager/CEO, LaRue Music/Artist Consultant

    Adam LaRue is an 18 year veteran of the music industry who has marketed the global album launches of Rancid, Mavis Staples, Glen Hansard, Dr. Dog, Plain White T’s, At the Drive-in, Sugarcult, and  The Punk Goes… series, among many others while at prominent labels Epitaph, Anti, and Fearless Records. As head of marketing at these Southern California indie labels, LaRue was responsible for the publicity, digital, video, and radio campaigns for the aforementioned artists. Furthermore, he took the added responsibility of spearheading the advertising, tour marketing, and street level marketing efforts. As a result of his hard work, LaRue has been awarded Platinum and Gold records for Plain White T’s, and Tom Waits.

    He has consulted for major and indie record labels with development and online advertising strategies for artists such as Eminem, Blink 182, LMFAO, and Neon Trees, and major music festivals including Vans Warped Tour, and Rockstar Mayhem Fest. LaRue has been a featured speaker in the areas of artist development at distinguished artist level conferences such as CMJ, SXSW, Music Biz, and others.


    MILES | Artist/Songwriter


    Erin Workman | EVP Department Head & Faculty, Songwriting & Music Business, Los Angeles College of Music/A&R Consultant/Songwriter

    With over 15 years of experience in the music industry, Erin Workman brings a combined expertise in areas of music publishing, A&R, artist development, vocal coaching, entertainment education, industry relations, and more. While working with artists and songwriters, there was a natural to ease into the field of artist development, which brought Workman to Los Angeles to write for Disney (“The Suite Life of Zack & Cody”) and work with such Disney artists as Miley Cyrus, Zac Efron, Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale, plus Emma Roberts (Sony/Columbia) and many more. In her previous executive position as Senior Director of A&R at TAXI Music, Workman utilized her passion for helping artists to achieve great success and continues currently as an A&R consultant for several major music companies. Workman is also the Department Chair for Songwriting and Music Business and Executive Vice President at LACM (Los Angeles College of Music).


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