BMI Nashville served as campus for the second class of Leadership Bluegrass, a music industry leadership development program designed to build commitment, motivate talents and instill enthusiasm for addressing the future challenges and opportunities of bluegrass music. BMI's Mark Mason, a member of the inaugural class, served as host for the March 9-11 event.
BMI's Mark Mason, program facilitator Fred Bartenstein, IBMA Board chairman Andy Owens, IBMA's Nancy Cardwell, IBMA Board members David Crow and Missy Raines, and IBMA executive director Dan Hays
The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) offers the weekend-long program for 20; its seminars, roundtables and panel discussions covered the state of the industry, history, media, event production, recording & distribution, leadership opportunities and responsibilities, agents & managers, songwriting & publishing and touring.
IBMA's Dan Hays and wife Suzanne, a leadership consultant with Franklin Covey
Saturday evening dinner on the sixth floor
For more information, visit www.ibma.org.photos by Beth Gwinn