2011 Conference Agenda

Public Radio Music Conference
March 9-11, 2011
Jerome L. Greene Performance Space

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

9 a.m.—Board Meeting, tote bag stuffing, general preparations

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.—Registration at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space

5 p.m. to 6:30—Opening reception at the Four Points

7:30—Brooklyn Rider concert at Alice Tully Hall and/or other local events

Thursday, March 10, 2011

8 a.m.—Breakfast sponsored by WQXR

8:30—Opening Remarks

8:40—Andy Doe, keynote speaker
Andy shares his thoughts on how to keep radio relevant in the digital age.


10 a.m.—Going Local: The Community session
Engagement with your community goes beyond simple outreach.
Learn how to best engage with your community.

Noon—Lunch sponsored by Broadcast Data Consultants

1:15—Going National
Participate in national programming by sharing your local

3:00—Working cooperatively with other Stakeholders
Musicians’ unions, publishers, publicists–they all play a part
in what we do. How can we work together most effectively?

4:00—Enhancing Revenue
How do we secure foundation support? What are the best
practices for using the internet do develop membership and fundraising?
These and other ways to expand our revenue base will be explored.

Still have reporting issues and questions? Phil Johnson will
be there to answer all your questions!

Friday, March 11, 2011

8:00—Special appearance by Angele Dubeau

8:30-9:00–Breakfast courtesy of WFMT; Presentation of Lifetime Achievement Award

9:00-10:15—Thinking Outside the Jewel Case
Acquiring, developing and using original proprietary content; reaching niche audiences; how to create and use “destination programming”

10:30-11:15—What do we do with Living Composers?
Why we shouldn’t be afraid to play music of composers who are alive today; becoming familiar with current composers and music that are radio-friendly

11:30-12:15—Concert of music by living composers featuring performers Caroline Stinson, Maria Bachmann and Jon Klibonoff, and Philip Edward Fischer

12:15–1:00—NPR presentation and Lunch

1:15—On-Air Talent
Julie Amacher of Classical 24 will help on-air talent develop
ways to keep the audience tuned in.

3:00—Web, HD, Podcasting and more
Developing content for a new media age; legal issues regarding
podcasting, acquiring rights, recording live concerts and more.

4:30—Going Global–a round-table with members of the EBU
We’ll get a European perspective on how audiences are
changing, how we can reach new audiences, and how to share programming
on a global basis.

8 p.m.—Metropolitan Opera’s production of Tchaikovsky’s “Queen of
Spades” (number of available tickets may be limited)

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