CAREER PANEL Behind the Scenes: Careers in Latin Music
Monday, November 18, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
BEHIND THE SCENES: CAREERS IN LATIN MUSIC
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:30 PM
A panel of creative and business professionals will discuss careers in the Latin music industry. Panelists will include:
Arturo O’Farrill - Musician, Composer, Educator, Founder and Artistic Director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance
Carolina Arenas - Director, Latin Writer, Publisher Relations, BMI-New York
David Rodriguez - Caribbean Sales Manager, Disc Makers
Mara Sanchez - Singer/Songwriter, Actress, Educator
Career Panels at the Apollo is part of the Apollo Theater Academy, a program which advances career and leadership skills through seminars, workshops, panels and internships focused on professions “behind the-scenes” in the arts and entertainment industries.
For more information about this and other Apollo Education Programs, please visit www.apolloeducation.org
When & Where
Apollo Theater Education Program
About the Apollo Education Program
The Apollo Theater Education Program extends the Apollo’s commitment to enhancing the life of the community. The Education Program focuses on four distinct areas of learning and engagement: residencies, workshops and tours for schools; curriculum materials aligned to state and national learning standards and study guides derived from the Theater’s history; career development for teens and adults through the Apollo Theater Academy; and discussions and lectures for the public that highlight the history of the Apollo and its impact on American art, culture and entertainment.
About the Apollo Theater
Since introducing the first Amateur Night contests in 1934, the Apollo Theater has played a major role in the emergence of innovative musical genres including jazz, swing, bebop, R&B, gospel, blues, soul and hip-hop. Based on its cultural significance and architecture, the Apollo Theater received state and city landmark designation in 1983 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.