For musicians based overseas interested to come to Japan and perform, Apryl Peredo will be talking about things that you can do to prepare and build a fanbase so that you can make the most of your time when you get in Japan. This will be a 10-15 min. presentation followed by a brief Q&A session.
Date/Time: Sept. 20, 15:00-15:30
Fee: no charge
Apryl Peredo holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Sociology with a minor in Music Business from UNT in Texas, an MBA in Strategic Leadership, and M.Ed in Secondary Education, also from Texas based universities, and a Professional Certificate in "Lyric Writing" from Berklee. She has worked as a radio DJ, sound engineer for both live and studio sessions. Currently she works mainly in the field of artist development as well as tour management. In addition, she serves as Music Supervisor for various film and video projects. Most recently, she served as music supervisor for the indie film Kita No Hou E - To The North which is currently being sent to film festivals around the world.
She is often a guest at both Anime Conventions and Music Conferences around the world, speaking on anime music evolution, Japanese music industry and scenes, and general development advice for artists, upon request.