◎一場專為已獲得認可的音樂產業專業人士所舉辦的VIP活動PRO Music Industry Sessions，將於2月22日週五在新的Santurcia飯店暨酒吧舉行。而第二天，音樂產業會議將在波多黎各音樂學院舉行。小組會議中將會有來自數位音樂服務、A&R、行銷公司、音樂製作人的專業人士和唱片公司高管出席，以及來自Pandora、SiriusXM、拉丁另類音樂會議和StageBoom等的工作人員。教育活動之後還將在Santurce的La Respuesta舉辦現場音樂表演Symphonic Live，包括Calma Carmona、Andrea Cruz、Los Walters、Rafa Pabon和Nutopia等獨立藝人將演出。
Independent music distributor Symphonic will host its first Music Industry Sessions in Puerto Rico next month. The series is aimed at artists, producers, and singer-songwriters from the indie music community.
A VIP event, PRO Music Industry Sessions, for established music industry professionals will be held on Friday, February 22nd at the new Santurcia Hotel and Bar. The next day, the Music Industry Sessions will be held at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico.
The panels will feature professionals in digital music services, A & R, marketing companies, music producers, and record label executives. Panelists will include staff members from Pandora, SiriusXM, Latin Alternative Music Conference, StageBoom, and more.
"We feel that as Latinos and as a company composed of Puerto Ricans, we have a responsibility to be present in this market." said Janette Berrios, Director of Corporate Marketing for Symphonic on the importance of bringing this event to Puerto Rico. "We're proud and passionate about this explosion of music with a wealth of genres and subgenres that's coming from the island. We believe there's an incredible potential here that has not yet been fulfilled."
The educational event will be followed with a live music showcase, Symphonic Live, at La Respuesta in Santurce. The showcase will include independent artists like Calma Carmona, Andrea Cruz, Los Walters, Rafa Pabon, and Nutopia.
Berrios added, "Talent, creativity, culture and the spirit of progress and work are here in Puerto Rico; we simply want to give the tools and platform to this community to take control of their music and their destiny."