Welcome to Momentum!

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A FREE Symposium for Future Music Professionals!


Friday and Saturday, February 2-3, 2024 at UAB's Alys Stephens Center

What is Momentum?

Momentum is an immersive and collaborative event designed to empower and inspire the next generation of music professionals. Whether you're an aspiring performer, music educator, producer, sound engineer, composer, or industry enthusiast, this symposium is crafted to elevate your passion and knowledge in the world of instrumental music.

At the ASO, we believe in the power of networking, learning, and innovation. Our symposium offers a dynamic platform where participants can engage with industry experts, successful professionals, and like-minded peers. Through interactive workshops, keynote presentations, panel discussions, and hands-on sessions, attendees will gain valuable insights into various facets of the music industry.

Key Features of Momentum:

1. Expert Insights: Learn from renowned musicians, producers, and industry leaders who will share their experiences, tips, and strategies for success in today's music landscape.

2. Diverse Workshops: Engage in diverse workshops covering topics such as the professional audition process, music production techniques, composition, performance skills, music marketing, technology trends, and more.

3. Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow attendees, mentors, and potential collaborators. Build meaningful relationships and expand your professional network within the music industry.

4. Career Development: Gain practical advice on navigating the music business, understanding copyright and royalties, branding, and entrepreneurship in the field of music.

5. Masterclasses and Performances: Showcase your talent or enjoy performances by professional artists- The Alabama Symphony Orchestra and internationally renowned wind quintet, Imani Winds! Get feedback and exposure in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Whether you're a novice exploring your passion or a seasoned enthusiast looking to expand your horizons, Momentum provides an inclusive and vibrant space to learn, grow, and be inspired.

Stay tuned for updates and the exciting lineup of speakers and activities. Let's create the future of music together!



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