Republic Nashville’s Cassadee Pope received a warm welcome at an intimate WSIX Listener Appreciation event yesterday (May 1). Winner of NBC’s The Voice (Season 3), the singer/songwriter previewed music from her upcoming debut album and answered questions from fans. The event was streamed live on WSIX.com and portions will be posted online. On June 4, Pope will return to The Voice to perform her lead single.
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SESAC hosted a panel titled “From Song to Sync: The Path to Placement” during the Nashville Film Festival. The event offered insight from successful music supervisors including Trygge Toven (Grey’s Anatomy, Lost, Entourage), Chase Misenheimer (Associate Music Producer, McGarry/Bowen), Steven Vincent (Disney Channel), Russell Ziecker (Exec VP/Head of Television Music at Lionsgate) and Matt Mugford (Music Coordinator/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures). The expert panel discussed the path for a song to a sync license as well as negotiating budgets, deadlines, clearances, politics and client demands. Jim Scherer, President of Whizbang Inc., moderated.