Faculty Open House Series Resources for Independent Musicians with CD Baby's Tony van Veen
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When: Tuesday, October 29 at 4:00pm ET
Length: 30 minutes
Join instructor Mike King for an in-depth conversation with Tony van Veen, CEO and president of AVL Digital Group, the parent company of CD Baby and Disc Makers. In this half-hour online clinic, Mike and Tony will discuss where the music industry is headed for independent musicians, with a special focus on online distribution, physical sales, and music publishing.
There will be time for a short Q&A at the end of the event. Questions for Tony or Mike? Send them in advance.
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Tony van Veen
As CEO and president of AVL Digital Group, the parent company of CD Baby and Disc Makers, Tony van Veen has spent the past 25 years helping independent artists release, distribute, and promote their own music and movies. Disc Makers is the world leader in CD and DVD manufacturing for independent artists and filmmakers, producing over 60,000 independent titles a year. CD Baby, the largest independent music store and digital distributor in the world with 350,000 independent album titles and over 5 million songs in its catalog, is the biggest content provider to iTunes, Amazon, and streaming service providers like Rdio and Spotify. AVL Digital Group companies also offer graphic design services, mastering, and have diversified into web hosting (HostBaby) and eBook publishing (BookBaby) services to artists, filmmakers, and authors.
About Mike King
Mike King is a course author, instructor, and the Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Recruitment / Chief Marketing Officer at Berklee Online, the online continuing education division of Berklee College of Music. Prior to working at Berklee, Mike was the Marketing/Product Manager at Rykodisc, where he oversaw marketing efforts for label artists including Mickey Hart, Jeb Loy Nichols, Morphine, Jess Klein, Voices On The Verge, Bill Hicks, The Slip, Pork Tornado (Phish), Kelly Joe Phelps, and Frank Zappa's estate. Mike was the Director of Marketing and Managing Editor of Herb Alpert's online musician's resource, Artist House Music, for three years.