Anika Paris (Los Angeles, CA) is an award-winning singer/songwriter, a classically trained pianist, and a published poet. Her songs can be heard in major motion pictures with Miramax, Lionsgate, and Universal, and she composes for Warner Bros. Telepictures, Multistages, and the League of Professional Theatre Women. She has recorded three solo CDs and toured the world, sharing the stage with the luminaries Stevie Wonder, John Legend, and John Mayer. With over 25 years' experience on and off stage, she is the author of Making Your Mark in Music and an adjunct professor at Musicians Institute and UCLA Extension, and guest lectures at USC, NYU, and more.Bobby Borg (Los Angeles, CA) is a former major label, independent, and DIY recording/touring artist with over 25 years' experience working alongside the most respected managers, producers, and A&R executives in the music industry. As an adjunct professor of music business, he teaches at Musicians Institute and UCLA Extension, where he received the Distinguished Instructor of the Year award, and he speaks at prominent schools worldwide. Borg is the author of Music Marketing for the DIY Musician, Business Basics for Musicians, and over 1 000 magazine and blog articles. The founder of Bobby Borg Consulting, he assists rising music professionals globally. His website is www.bobbyborg.com.Coreen Sheehan (Los Angeles, CA) is a three-time winner of LA's Best Rock Vocalist Award, who has toured and recorded with artists such as David Lee Roth and the Foo Fighters. She has been featured in TV commercials in the US, Germany, Japan (MTV'), 'and South Korea and has served as music consultant for the series You Rock (VH1). She was nominated for the Grammy Music Educator Award in 2013 and 2014. Sheehan is the author of Rock Vocals and has written curricula for Japanese music schools and for Musicians Institute, where she won Vocal Instructor of the Year. With over 20 years' industry experience, she instructs and guest lectures at MI, MI-Japan, UCLA, and UCLA Extension.Eric Corne (Los Angeles, CA) is a Canadian producer, engineer, and singer/songwriter. Working primarily out of Dusty Wakeman's Mad Dog Studios since 2004, his recording credits include John Mayall, Glen Campbell, Lucinda Williams, Walter Trout, Joe Bonamassa, Michelle Shocked, Airto Moreira (Joni Mitchell'), 'Clem Burke (Blondie'), 'Nancy Wilson (Heart'), 'and Kim Deal (the Pixies). In addition, Corne has written or recorded music for film, television, and video games, including HBO's True Blood, Sony's Resistance 2, and Warner Bros. Crazy, Stupid, Love. Recently, Corne founded Forty Below Records, distributed by SONY/RED in North America and Proper Music Group in the UK and Europe.Michael Eames is a trained composer, songwriter, and pianist with experience in film scoring. He is the president and co-founder of PEN Music Group, Inc. and an advisor to the Independent Publisher Advisory Council (IPAC) of the National Music Publisher’s Association (NMPA).