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WORKSHOP Presented by STUDIO 18

UCF Rosen College WorkShop Room 108 November 17, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Connor Smith


Connor Smith

Founder of Studio 18 in Orlando Florida

Inspired by Motown and Hitsville USA, Connor set of to change the face of the Orlando Music scene in 2011 by converting a 1930’s home in to a full blown music production house. Over 400 interns and a full staff of engineers and management later, Connor has reopened his doors at a new location. Studio 18’s creative compound is 3 miles from downtown Orlando consisting of multiple buildings, studio rooms, gardens, and creative spaces.

With a Bachelors in Recording arts, a Master’s in Entertainment business, and experience of working with big name artists such as Daddy Yankee, Joey Bada$$$, Talib Kweli, and many more, Connor’s workshop at The 2017 Network Music Conference will teach independent artists  how to manage their careers utilizing the resources right at their finger tips.

5 Topic’s covered:

1: Finding Your Sound

2: Finding Your Fans

3: Building a Brand

4: Budgeting

5: Making a Plan

Connor will be telling the stories of those he’s helped break into the industry as well as invite stories from the audience to give tactical advice to upcoming artists, engineers, and music producers.


Anyone who attends Connor’s workshop will receive a free month’s subscription to Studio 18’s all new membership program!