I believe in the new age of music. You, as a songwriter and artist, can carve out your own path to success. Your perspective is something to be celebrated. –Judy Stakee
The Judy Stakee Company is a full-service artist development and entertainment company that develops the minds, bodies and souls of artists and songwriters to achieve the career of their dreams.
By encouraging songwriters to develop a greater sense of self, The Judy Stakee Company inspires artists to create their best works while providing the proper tools for navigating the music industry. Through focused coaching in a supportive community, you will be challenged to evolve your experiences and communicate your story in the form of song.
With over 30 years of experience as an executive in the music industry, Judy will equip you with the insight and tools to fully develop your career. As Senior VP of Creative at Warner Chappell Music for 20 years, she signed and worked closely with many of today’s most acclaimed artists: Grammy-award winner Sheryl Crow, Katy Perry, Michelle Branch, Gavin DeGraw, Jewel and Joy Williams, among others. Her experience with developing producers and multi-platinum songwriters (John Shanks, Wayne Kirkpatrick, Scott Cutler, Anne Previn, Kevin Kadish, Franne Golde, Jamie Houston, Matthew Gerrard, Robie Nevil, Tim James and Ben Glover) helms across all areas of the industry. Judy is a true champion of the songwriter who recognizes talent with both her ears and eyes.
- The importance of having a coach
- Allowing creative failure
- Having a place to fall down
- Finding who you are and what you want to say
- It starts with the song
- The 3 components – Voice, Melody and Lyric
- The artist is the business
- Body, Mind and Soul – Getting to the next level
- Putting yourself first
- Committing to the journey
- Genre vs. Description
- What a Music Supervisor looks for in film and TV
The 2015 “I Create Music” ASCAP Expo
The premier conference for songwriters, composers and producers. April 30th through May 2nd at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.
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