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This year’s virtual Wavelengths Conference was a resounding success, with incredible participation from our panelists, moderators, and attendees! We were so grateful to gather as a community for these discussions and celebrations, despite the screen fatigue we have all been feeling this past year.

As part of our commitment to making globalFEST programs as accessible as possible, we are thrilled to share this year’s main panels, in their entirety, with you:

This year’s conference was hosted by Viviana Benitez and Meera Dugaland included conversations with Emil Kang (The Andrew W Mellon Foundation), Morley (singer-songwriter), Bob Boilen (NPR’s Tiny Desk), Felix Contreras (Alt.Latino), Catalina Maria Johnson (Beat Latino), Alison Loerke (ALIA Prod), Ismael Ahmed (Concert of Colors), Serdar Ilhan and Mehmet Dede (Drom NYC), Meklit (Artist), Taneshia Nash Laird (Newark Symphony Hall / NIVA), Jennifer Newman (CIPA), Niama Safia Sandy (The Blacksmiths), Tanya Selvaratnam (Wide Awakes), Bill Bragin (The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi), Kathryn Aberlin (Bowery Presents / AEG), Amy Davidman (TBA Agency), Simone Eccleston (The John F. Kennedy Center), Diane Eber (THE OFFICE performing arts + film), Meredith Graves(Kickstarter), Joe Holt (Bandcamp), Austin Robey (Ampled), Raye Zaragoza (Patreon Musician), Marcela Murillo Trujano (CD Baby), Ani Cordero (PRIMA), Jay Rodriguez (Music Workers Alliance), Josephine Shetty (Union of Musicians and Allied Workers), Alicia Zertuche (Producer + Cultural Entrepreneur), Lauren Ross (Terrorbird Media), Carter Armstrong (peermusic), Barry Cole (Sweet Spot Music), Kerri Drootin (Universal Studios Group), Blake Leyh (HBO’s Treme, The Wire), and Seigo Takeshima(Domino Publishing).