The Vienna Music Business Research Days want to bring together scholars from all disciplines and interested music business professionals in Vienna every year in order to present their findings and exchange ideas about it.
Music business research is a new scientific approach at the intersection of economic, artistic, especially musical, cultural, social, legal, technological developments that aims at a better understanding of the creation/production, dissemination/distribution and reception/consumption of the cultural good music. It follows an inter-disciplinary research and teaching approach that is characterized by methodological diversity.
Program of the 6th Vienna Music Business Research Days on
“Financing Music in the Digital Age”
Date: September 29 – October 1, 2015
Program on September 29, 2015
Program on September 30, 2015
On the second conference day, music business and industry scholars will present their papers to demonstrate the broad range of music business research. Find the conference program in pdf-format here.
Joseph Haydn-Hall in the main building of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna, Austria
Program on October 1, 2015
09.00-09.30: Welcome and opening address
10.15-11.15: Panel discussion “The Economic Relevance of Classical Music Streaming”
Panelists: Luke O’Shaughnessy (The Opera Platform, Brussels) Christopher Widauer (Vienna State Opera), Christof Papousek (Cineplexx International GmbH, Vienna), Robert Zimmermann (Berlin Phil Media GmbH of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) moderated by Dagmar Abfalter (University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna)
11.45-12.30: Kieran Garvey (Research Programme Manager, Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School): “Alternative Financing for Music”
15.15-16.45: Panel discussion: “Music Start-up Funding in the Digitized Music Economy”
Panelists: Selma Prodanovic (Brainswork, Vienna), Michael Breidenbrücker (co-founder of LastFM; speedinvest, Vienna and London), Peter Jenner (Sincere Management, London), Andreas Mahringer (Record Bird, Vienna) moderated by Jakob Steinschaden (journalist and author, futurezone, Kurier, Manstein Verlag)
16.45-17.00: Young Scholars’ Workshop Best Paper Award
20.00: Visit of a traditional Viennese Heurigen for invited guests
The joint-programme with Waves Vienna Music Conference on Oct 1st you can find here: http://www.wavescentraleurope.com/wavesconference/topics-for-waves-music-conference-2015/?lang=de
Institute for Cultural Management and Cultural Studies (IKM) and Institute for Music Sociology (IMS) of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Institute of Journalism and Communications Research (IJK) of University of Music, Drama and Media Hanover and International Association of Music Business Research
in cooperation with Waves Vienna Music Festival & Conference
Fifth Vienna Music Business Research Days 2014 on the Monetization of Music in the Digital Age
Fourth Vienna Music Business Research Days 2013 on the Future of Music Licensing
Third Vienna Music Business Research Days 2012 on New Music Distribution Models