Ear Up International Forums & Showcases 2018

Ear Up International Forums & Showcases 2018

Ear Up Music

International Music Forum & Showcase 2018

8 – 10th June 2018

International Forums | Wang Gungwu Theatre, The University of Hong Kong

Pitching Showcases | Fringe Dairy

Music industry professionals from Korea, Japan, Germany, USA, UK and the Mainland as well as Hong Kong will share their insights on global and regional music trends as well as music festivals around the world and their differences during the three forum sessions.

In addition, there will be three pitching showcases featuring performances by Ear Up Incubation’s mentees, the local aspiring singers and music groups, to depict their works to local, the Mainland and overseas industry professionals and the general public.

The forum is co-organised by Renaissance Foundation and General Education Unit, HKU.

Free admission (register and reserve your seat now)

International Forums

【Forum 1】
Regional discussions on the Asian music scene

Speakers:
Justin Sweeting | Music Director, Magnetic Asia, Clockenflap / Sonar HK, Hong Kong
Myoungho Kim | CJ Culture Foundation Music Department, Korea
Ryan Zhang | Director of International Business at Modernsky Entertainment; Booking Director at Strawberry Music Festival; Founder/CEO at Sound of the Xity
Michael LoJudice | Modern Sky U.S., U.S.

Moderator – Vivian Hyunmin Lee | International Music Event Programmer, Stepping Stone Festival, Korea

Time: 9 Jun 2018 (Sat) 14:00-15:30
Location: Wang Gungwu Theatre, The University of Hong Kong (Exit A2, HKU Station) Explore

【Forum 2】
Regional discussions on the European and American music scene

Speakers:
Vanessa Reed | CE, PRS Foundation, U.K.
Andy Leung | Artist, Suprfan.co
Graham Williams | Owner / Founder, Margin Walker Presents, U.S.
Timotheus Wiesmann | Hamburg Music Business Association, Germany

Moderator – Dr. Wong Chi Chung | GE Unit, The University of Hong Kong

Time: 10 Jun 2018 (Sun) 14:00-15:30
Location: Wang Gungwu Theatre, The University of Hong Kong (Exit A2, HKU Station) Explore

【Forum 3】
Discussions on music festivals

Speakers:
Shauna Saneinejad | Business Development & Brand Manager, Noise Pop, U.S.
Jason Mayall | Smash U.K., Fuji Rock, U.K., Japan
Christian Kiesler | Promoter / Booker / Cultural-pedagogue, Feierwerk, Munich, Germany

Moderator – Jürgen Enninger | Head of Excellence Team to promote the culture and creative industries in Munich, Germany

Time: 10 Jun 2018 (Sun) 16:00-17:30
Location: Wang Gungwu Theatre, The University of Hong Kong (Exit A2, HKU Station) Explore

Seat Reservation:

Click here to get Free Registration x3 Forums (2-day Forum Pass)

* Each registration is limited for 1 ticket per person.
* E-mail confirmation will be received for every successful registration, please obtain the digital-Pass as attached and show us upon arrival. 

Forums will be conducted in English. (Simultaneous interpretation in Cantonese)

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Pitching Showcases

Ear Up Showcase 1

Line-up:

Clover Lei

PPC records

Call Back ASAP

Vincy and the Prototyke Lab

Time: 8 Jun 2018 (Fri) 20:00-22:30
Location: Fringe Dairy

Ear Up Showcase 1 Registration: Click here for Free Admission*

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Ear Up Showcase 2

Line-up:

Sam Ding Muk 

milos

Mocking Bullet 

French Concession 

Time: 9 Jun 2018 (Sat) 17:30-20:00
Location: Fringe Dairy

Ear Up Showcase 2 – Registration: Click here for Free Admission*

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Ear Up Showcase 3

Line-up:

The Majestic G

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Marstn

Hirsk

Time: 9 Jun 2018 (Sat) 21:00-23:30
Location: Fringe Dairy

Ear Up Showcase 3 – Registration: Click here for Free Admission*

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* Each registration is limited for 1 ticket per person.
* E-mail confirmation will be received for every successful registration, please obtain the digital-Pass as attached and show us upon arrival. 

* Please arrive 15 minutes earlier for the designated time. By 10 minutes, any late comer may possible be de-registered for other walk-in audience.