The conference program is a true reflection of the APaMM ethos with carefully coordinated music professionals coming from all corners of the world to discuss and share the insight of current status and trend of music industry, and national music policy from their home country. At the APaMM 2019, we are incredibly proud of and welcome our special speakers selected, offering insightful discussion session across Saturday and Sunday. The conference session will take you beyond the music industry to look into current status and trend of Korean Music in the global music market.
DAY 2 - 9. 21 (SAT)
DAY 3 - 9. 22 (SUN)
Rebecca Pearce has over 20 year's experience working in programming and creative Producing for festivals and venues. As a professional in major arts festivals in Australia and overseas, including Program Director Brisbane Festival (2013 - 2017), Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, WOMADelaide, together with the international festivals Edinburgh Fringe and Dublin Fringe, she has managed various programs across the fields of music, and is currently the Associate Director Programming at Adelaide Festival Centre, and Director for office of Adelaide UNESCO City of Music (operated by Adelaide Festival Centre).
In her role as Director for office of Adelaide UNESCO City of Music, Rebecca has successfully championed and led the first ever UNESCO Creative City project between Australian Creative cities and Singapore which was realised in 2019 in Singapore. She has also facilitated various artist residencies between Poland, Germany, Glasgow, Ksorea and Singapore.
Rebecca has represented Adelaide UNESCO City of Music in several international platforms including as a guest panellist at the creative cities panel session at XII UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Meeting in Katowice Poland in 2018 and XIII UNESCO CREATIVE CITIES CONFERENCE in Fabriano Italy.
Ben Mandelson (UK) is a leading independent world music record producer and active musician. He was part of the key group of UK music professionals who launched the current ‘world music’ genre. He is Founding Director of WOMEX [http://www.womex.com], and Supervisory Board member for the parent company Piranha Arts, which is based in Berlin, Germany. WOMEX is the world’s biggest professional music conference, trade fair and showcase event for World, Roots, Folk and Traditional music – held annually within Europe at the end of each October. The 25th edition will take place in Tampere, Finland in October 2019.
Dalse Yoon-young, KONG
Dalse Yoon-Young Kong has been Executive Director of Zandari Festa since it was launched first in 2012. He started his career with concert and artists management in Kangaji Culture and Art, the first indie label in Korea. He directed and managed parties at Nori People Party Company. In 2010, Dalse worked at DFSB, a digital music distribution and international music business company, in charge of artist management and international businesses.
Sung jin Jung
2001년 전문기획사 ‘공연예술기획 이일공’에 입사해 창작오페라, 창작관현악발표회, 지하철예술무대 등 다양한 장르의 공연기획을 했다. 2005년부터 2008년, 2015년부터 2017년에는 의정부음악극축제에서 기획홍보팀장으로 축제 프로그래밍과 홍보업무를 했다. 이외에도 의정부예술의전당, 명동예술극장, 세종문화회관 남산국악당, 국립박물관문화재단 용극장, 아시아문화의전당 예술극장 등 다양한 공연장 소속으로 각 공연장의 특성에 맞는 공연을 기획, 제작하고 홍보해왔다.
2017년부터 현재까지 서울남산국악당 공연기획팀장으로 일하며, 우리전통을 기반으로 하는 음악, 무용 등 다양한 장르의 공연을 기획, 제작하고, 이를 널리 알리고자 노력하고 있다.
Kyung chae Hyun
Professor (at Yeungnam University)
Broadcaster (Korean music specialist)
Former member of the Korean Culture and Arts Committee
Ph.D. in Music anthropology (from Hanyang University)
M.A. in Ethnomusiclogy (from National Taiwan Normal University)
B.A in Korean music (from Seoul National University)
She writes a number of critiques for daily newspaper <e-Daily>, monthly magazine <Mir> and <Kukak Nuri> etc.
She has published The culture and music of the three countries <Land of Fascination, Caucasus>(2019), <Music Brought in a Backpack (Music and culture of seven Asian countries)>(2016), has co-authored <Art: Re-creation of the public>(2015), <Ask Masters for the way> (2006), <Our Music going all over> (2004).
현재 부산연구원에서 연구위원으로 재직 중이다. 예원학교와 서울예술고등학교에서 피아노를 배웠다. 홍익대학교에서 도시공학을 전공하였고 서울대학교 환경대학원에서 도시계획학 석·박사학위를 받았다. 관심분야는 도시의 문화예술공간, 공간의 문화사, 공간의 사회학 등으로 공간에 대한 사회문화적 해석을 꾸준히 시도하고 있다. 주요 논문과 저서로는 주요 논문과 저서로는 “호텔과 ‘조국 근대화’”(2019), "인스타그램을 통해 본 과시적 자기표현공간으로서 서울 고급호텔"(2018), <탈사회주의 체계전환과 북한의 미래>(2018), <서울 사회학>(2017), “호텔과 ‘강남의 탄생’”(2016), <옥상의 공간사회학>(2012) 등이 있다.
싱어송라이터 최고은은 2010년 10월 첫 EP <36.5°C>로 데뷔했다. 어릴 때부터 가야금과 판소리를 배웠고, 대학 시절엔 하드코어 밴드의 보컬로 활동하며 기타를 치고 노래를 불렀다. 첫 앨범 발표 이후, 2011 EBS 스페이스 공감 '헬로루키'에 선정되며 본격적인 활동을 시작했다. 어쿠스틱 기타 선율과 어우러진 특별한 목소리, 노래에 담긴 진심 어린 감성은 많은 이들에게 따듯한 공감을 안겨주었다.
2017 대중음악상 ‘올해의 포크앨범, 올해의 포크음악’ 2부분에 노미네이트 되었던 5번째 EP <NOMAD SYNDROME> 및 2015 대중음악상 '올해의 음악인, 올해의 포크앨범, 올해의 포그음악'등 3부분에 노미네이트 되었던 정규앨범 < I WAS, I AM , I WILL>과 4장의 미니앨범 <36.5°C>, <Good Morning>, <REAL>, <XXXY>을 발표한 최고은은 고유의 목소리와 호흡은 지켜내면서 포크, 월드뮤직, 재즈, 록 등의 다양한 장르를 넘나드는 시도를 통해 음악적 외연을 넓혀가고 있다. 또한 펜타포트 록 페스티벌, 지산벨레 록 페스티벌, 자라섬 재즈 페스티벌, 서울 재즈 페스티벌 등 국내 주요 음악 페스티벌에 참가하여 관객들과 언론으로부터 '포크의 나윤선'이라는 평을 받기도 했다. 2012년 7주간 장기공연 '호흡의 원근법'을 통해서는 매주 다른 장르와의 협업을 선보이며 폭넓은 감성과 실력을 인정 받았다.
최고은은 해외 활동 역시 활발히 하는 뮤지션 중 하나로, 2012년에는 아시아 뮤지션 최초로 세계 각국의 뮤지션을 발굴하는 독일 음악네트워크 송스 앤 위스퍼스(Songs & Whispers)의 초청을 받아 두 달간의 유럽투어를 펼치며 세계 무대로의 발걸음을 내딛었다. 2013년 후지TV 글로벌 오디션 프로그램인 '아시아버서스(Asia Versus)'에서는 '청중들의 취향과 마음을 움직이는 독보적인 매력이 있다.'는 평과 함께 파이널 우승을 차지하기도 했다. 2014년과 2015년 그리고 2019년 6월에는 세계 최대의 음악페스티벌인 글래스톤베리페스티벌(Glastonbury Festival)에 총 3회 초청 받으며 다시 한 번 그녀의 음악의 힘을 확인 할 수 있었다. 2019년 11월 1달간의 유럽투어를 준비 중에 있다.
Kye Hwan Jang
TA Silesian University graduate with a Masters of Arts in Philosophy, and a post-graduate diploma in Cultural Management from the University of Economics. Since 2012, she worked as Deputy Director for the Katowice City of Gardens Culture Institution (which organised events such as the Jazz Art Festival, Sound Gardens Festival, Annual City Anniversary celebrations and was co-organiser of the OFF, Tauron New Music or RawaBlues Festivals). In this function Tamara was responsible for all programming and oversight of diverse creative and cultural industry based activities of the institution and collaborating with national and international partners, including Krakow, Lublin, Sopot or Wroclaw in Poland and Adelaide, Mannheim, Kingston, Hannover, Sevilla, or Saint Etienne abroad. Together with her team, she organized a bid for the City of Katowice to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), thanks to which Katowice was designated as a City of Music in 2015. Currently, she is also responsible for the implementation and realisation of the entire ‘Katowice – City of Music’ programme, which was detailed in the said application. In 2015-2016, Tamara worked on the “Music sector development policy in Katowice. How to build a thriving, sustainable and prosperous music industry” report for the City of Katowice. As a representative of Katowice, she was responsible for the bid to organise the UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Meeting in 2018 and its realisation after a subsequent successful application. In January 2018, she was elected a leader of the UCCN music sub network and member of the UCCN Steering Committee. As of October 2018, she is the Deputy Director of the Music Export Poland Office in Warsaw and the independent expert of the UNESCO Polish National Commission.
Billy Koh is one of the most instrumental and influential figures in the Asian Chinese-Pop (C-Pop) music industry. Founder of Ocean Butterflies, he quit as CEO of Ocean Butterflies in 2014 to pursue his new business, Amusic Rights Management having main office right in the hear t of Beijing city, China. In his 30-year long music career, Billy has produced more than 300 albums with many hits. He is the mentor who discovered & produced many successful Asian acts including Kit Chan, A-Do, JJ Lin, BY2 and Amuyi. Apart from speaking at international forums including (4 times in) MIDEM, TEDx, MacWorld Asia, Canadian Music Week, MaMA Fesitival, MU:CON and Berklee College of Music, Billy has been judging for many popular TV talent shows including "I am a Singer", “Sound of My Dream”, "Super Boy" in China, “One Million Star” and “Chinese Idol” in U.S., “Asia Song Festival” in South Korea, “Asia New Singer Competition” in Hong Kong, “Project SuperStar” and “SPOP sing” in Singapore.
DAVID FRAZIER is co-founder and program director at Urban Nomad Film Fest in Taipei, a Taiwanese indie festival for film and music established in 2002. He organized first Taiwan performances for DIPLO, MAJOR LAZER, BOB LOG III, GUITAR WOLF, BUFFALO DAUGHTER and hosted Taiwan premiers for over 200 films including Oscar winner THE COVE, Oscar nominees THE ACT OF KILLING, MINDING THE GAP and an extensive music film program. He has spoken and written about Taiwan's music scene at conferences including Taiwan's Golden Indie Music Awards (GIMA), LUCfest (Taiwan); established the weekly Live Wire music column in the Taipei Times; and has been a writer for Fuji Rock web sites Fujirockers.org and Fujirockexpress.com every year since 2002. As a journalist, he has written about music, art and film in Taiwan since 1998 as a columnist for the Taipei Times and South China Morning Post, Taiwan Desk Editor for Art AsiaPacific magazine, and contributor to the New York Times, The Wire (UK), Japan Times, Art in America and written TV documentaries on Taiwanese entertainers for Discovery and History channels. In the tech startup field, he built community and PR strategies for MOX –– the Mobile Only Accelerator of SOSV.SS.
He is the Co-founder & Director of Partnerships of Fungjai - a music-technology startup based in Bangkok, Thailand with a goal of contributing to the sustainable development of the music industry and helping the independent musician become a sustainable career. Fungjai connects artists and fans via various online and offline platforms, including a music streaming platform; an online magazine; social media channels; a concert organizing unit; an education activities unit; a live musician booking platform for events and parties, etc. It also has a music marketing agency/consultancy unit that works with brands to utilize the power of music in marketing campaigns. Apart from being well connected in the Thai independent music scene, he is also connected with music communities and professionals all over Southeast and East Asia. In addition, he has spoken at several international music conferences including MaMA Festival & Convention in Paris, France; Seoul Music City Connection in Seoul, South Korea; GMA and Taiwan Beats in Taipei, Taiwan, etc. He also used to teach music marketing strategy at the Faculty of Music of Silpakorn University - one of Thailand’s leading music education institutions.
Emma Bartholomew is the Founder and Director of Emma Bartholomew PR, a London-based PR and Communications agency. With more than 12 years professional experience in the music industry, servicing international clients, Emma’s work has included projects for Universal Music, MTV, Metropolis Studios London (the world’s largest independent recording studio), the Academy of Contemporary Music, Katara Studios (Qatar), both the Korean Cultural Centre and Korean Creative Content Agency in London, and the coordination of the #musicDXB project for Dubai Airport. Ongoing campaigns include UK PR for Midem, whom she has represented for the last 3 years, and consultancy for Seoul-based Sound Republica. Emma has a very global outlook, representing clients across continents, and having lived in several countries and worked in France, Qatar, Romania, Spain, Scandinavia, the UK and UAE. In addition to regular live music and music industry networking events organising, she is also an occasional professional print journalist, having written on a range of music-related subjects from PR and Sync to the BBC Proms, for well-respected publications including The Huffington Post. She is also a broadcaster, having contributed regularly as a news reviewer on BBC London radio and currently presents a regular radio show on Soho Radio, London.
Shawn Choi came to New York from Seoul in 2004, and moved from studying performing arts administration at New York University to working in development, marketing, and presenting at Flushing Town Hall (2007-present). Choi longed to build stronger ties between the Korean traditional and contemporary music scene and American audiences, which inspired him to found his own agency, SORI (2016-present). Choi has been an instrumental figure in raising awareness of Korea’s diverse and unique performing arts scene in the U.S. and Canada. SORI is a New York City based artist agency specializing in Korean world music and its mission is to introduce powerful works of Korean music to a global, culturally curious audience in North America. SORI's works include programming, producing, booking and touring as well as artist branding and marketing services. In 2018, SORI presented 9 Korean artists in over 26 different cities at 28 different world-renowned venues and festivals including The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, World Music Festival Chicago, Vancouver Island Musicfest, Delaware Art Museum, Smithsonian Museums, Mundial Montreal, SUNFEST, and Musikfest to name a few. SORI 2019-2020 artist roster includes Ak Dan Gwang Chil, Black String, Coreyah, Joe Kye, Kim So Ra, Lee Heemoon & Prelude, NAMU, and NST & The Soul Sauce meet Kim Yulhee.
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