are keyboard instruments going? Is hardware in its twilight, or is it
having a renaissance for live performance? Is the analog revival here
to stay, or a passing fashion? What will keyboards do in the virtual
world of the future? Are mobile apps and touchscreens viable for
serious music production? In this panel moderated by legendary music
technology thought leader Craig Anderton, top experts in keyboard and
software design, product management, and media will discuss the
future of the electronic musical instrument industry. Panelists
Anderton (moderator), Executive Vice President, Gibson Brands and
Editorial Director, Harmony Central.
Billias, Director of Strategic Product Development, Yamaha and
advisory board member, MIDI Association.
Fortner, Editor at Large, Keyboard Magazine.
Goldheim, President of U.S. Operations, Arturia.
Landry, Head of PR and Artist Relations, Cakewalk.
Linn, CEO, Roger Linn Design and inventor of the modern drum
Martin, General Manager of
Rudess, Keyboardist in Dream
Theater and Founder, Wizdom Music.
Smith, President and Founder,
Dave Smith Instruments and co-inventor of MIDI.
covered will include virtual instruments, analog synths, traditional
keyboards versus alternative controllers, and more. If you’re
attending NAMM and into keyboards or synths, don’t miss what is
sure to be one of the most thought-provoking discussions at the show.
Thursday, January 21, 2016,
from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.
Room 203 A/B (“The Forum”),
Anaheim Convention Center
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