The Brevard Conference on Music Entrepreneurship (BCOME) is quickly approaching. In its 2nd year, it appears Michael Drapkin www.Drapkin.net has some new exciting things to offer those who participate.
This year’s keynote speakers are is Bill Ivey and Arlene Shrut. If you are unfamiliar with either of these 2 individuals or the organizations they are involved with, take a moment and check them out.
Bill Ivey is the Director of the Curb Center for Art at Vanderbilt University, www.vanderbilt.edu/curbcenter, and the former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts under President Clinton.
Arlene Shrut, is currently the Founder and Artistic Director of New Triad for Collaborative Arts. www.newtriad.org.
In addition to the main Brevard conference on July 27 – 29, 2007, BCOME will be holding one day entrepreneurship conferences at the following locations later in 07/08:
California Institute of the Arts, October 6, 2007, Valencia, California
University of South Carolina, November 3, 2007, Columbia, South Carolina
Northwestern University, February 2, 2008, Evanston, Illinois
I attended last years BCOME conference and found it to be inspirational and well attended. For more information go to www.BCOME.org.