Geared to independent artists, church worship teams, and those interested in the music industry, the Bloom Indie Music Conference will be held in Seattle, Washington, April 8-9, 2011, on the campus of Northwest University.
The two-day conference will feature informative sessions covering such industry-pertinent topics as: Getting Gigs, Improving Your Presentation, and Connecting Your Music To People.
“We’re excited about offering the newest and best discoveries from the indie artist community and combining them with the experience and perspective of music industry professionals,” says John Mays, Vice President of A & R for Centricity Music. “We believe this is a unique opportunity for artists at all levels to grow and develop their gifts to the glory of God.”
Centricity Music, with offices in Bellevue, Washington, and Franklin, Tennessee, is an independent recording and publishing company that has helped to guide the careers of Christian artists Jaime Jamgochian, Jason Gray, and Downhere.
Centricity artists Shaun Groves and Me in Motion front man Seth Mosley will lend their expertise to songwriting sessions, which will include an extended session Songwriter Boot Camp, 1 on 1 Coaching and Mentoring sessions, along with song and artist demo feedback sessions.
In addition to Mays, a noted veteran of the Christian music industry, the conference will feature speakers Steve Ford, Conor Farley, and Ali Anderson among others.
Ford, Centricity’s Vice President of Marketing, has worked with Superchic(k), Steven Curtis Chapman, and BeBe and CeCe Winans. Farley, Centricity’s Vice President of Publishing, has worked with Michael W. Smith, Brandon Heath, and Leeland. Anderson is a Seattle-based performance coach and expert in stage communication.
The Bloom Indie Conference will wrap up with a Saturday Closing Night Concert featuring Groves, Me in Motion, and Sixteen Cities.
Registration is available online at www.bloommusicconference.com. Tickets for all sessions, three meals and the Saturday night concert are $129.00 per person. A special discounted student rate of $89.00 is available. Registered conference attendees can also purchase three additional concert tickets at a discounted rate of $5 each. Tickets to the concert for the general public are $10.