NASHVILLE, TN – The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC) unites Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) music creators and industry professionals in an interactive roundtable, in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which is recognized during the month of May.
The virtual roundtable, moderated by Amy Lui, Music Tech & Industry Studies Instructor at Francis Polytechnic High School and contributor at Asian American Collective, will offer insightful panel discussions regarding the diverse experiences of music creators and industry professionals, examining how their cultural backgrounds have influenced their work in the industry. Panelists include singer-songwriters, Alana Rich, Casper Sun, Chloe Duvall, Dondi Iannucci and Faith Rivera, alongside industry professionals, Grace Lee, Creative Consultant and Co-Founder of Asian American Collective, Michèle Vice-Maslin, Emmy Award-winning music producer, songwriter and publisher, and Soy Kim, Creator Product Marketing at Spotify and a renowned Korean cultural expert. Each panelist brings a unique perspective and experience to the table, making for diverse and insightful discussions surrounding the ways in which their upbringing, identity and community has contributed to their journeys and work in the U.S. music industry. The roundtable will take place on Wednesday, May 24 at 3 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. CT / 12 p.m. PT. Tune in by registering here.