22/06/2020, 17:00 - 18:00

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Online Forum via ZOOM


Meeting-ID: 953 7339 7951

Passwort: master

Participation Fee: FREE

Music Media BusinessOur speakers Rebecca Schmid and Hua-Chun FAN (Fion) will share thoughts identifying potential opportunities during times of crisis, and experiences as a young composer dealing with such difficult times.

Our academic course director Miguel Kertsman will explain how our master of arts programs are structured (part-time, blended learning, modular system) and why it is more important than ever to stay ahead of the curve on topics pertaining to the international music and interactive media businesses not only because of their fast-changing nature of recent years, but also due to the current Covid-19 crisis.

Target group:

Active or aspiring music professionals in various areas within the global music industry (artist management, music venues and festivals, recording & production, publishing, IP Law, music composition and production for the media (films, TV, interactive media, games), musicians active in any genre, composers, sound designers, music producers.




Eva Maria Stöckler and Miguel Kertsman (Danube University)

Keynote: Covid 19 Crisis, Artists and Performing Arts Organizations

Dr. Rebecca Schmid, International Culture Journalist and Musicologist

“The Covid-19outbreak has created a new era of uncertainty for performing arts organizations but also opened the playing field for digital strategy. The future may demand more attention to innovative online content and its monetization. While many questions remain open, the classical music industry cannot turn back. Artists, composers, presenters and cultural commentators alike must exploit the full potential of digital to engage with audiences.”


MA Programs Music Management & Music for Applied Media

MA Program Academic Course Director Miguel Kertsman introduces the Master of Arts Programs in Music Management and Music for Applied Media in more detail whilst taking questions from the participants.

Talking from experience: Being a Media Composer

Fion Hua-chun, graduating student from the Master of Arts Program in Music for Applied Media speaks about her activities as a media composer in different countries and how she sees the ongoing crisis’s impact on her profession.


APPLY NOW for our Master of Arts Programs:

Music Management, MA               

Music for Applied Media, MA       

Start: October 2020




We look forward to personally meeting you soon!

You might also send us questions ahead of time at music@donau-uni.ac.at or contact us in advance in case you may have questions in advance about our MA programs!


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