mica – music austria

mica – music austria is the professional partner for musicians in Austria.
mica – music austria was founded in 1994 as an independent, non-profit association, on the initiative of the Republic of Austria.
www.musicaustria.at


Project Timeline

June 1, 2021

Search for mentors

June 1, 2021
June 30, 2021

Application phase for mentees

longer application phase due to the Summer period (approximately 6-8 weeks)

June 30, 2021
August 16, 2021

Mentors have been chosen

August 16, 2021
August 16, 2021

Announcement of mentors

August 16, 2021
August 31, 2021

Deadline

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

Mentor training (digital) – VUT

August 31, 2021
September 1, 2021

Matching mentors and mentees, confirmations of participation

September 1, 2021
September 10, 2021

Kick Off Meeting @ Waves Vienna

September 10, 2021
September 24, 2021

1st Group meeting

September 24, 2021
October 15, 2021

Workshop day

October 15, 2021
November 15, 2021

2nd Group meeting

November 15, 2021
December 10, 2021

Closing event

December 10, 2021
December 31, 2021

Public relations, documentation, follow-up work

December 31, 2021

Project Coordinator

Rainer Praschak
Rainer Praschak (Photo © Klaus Ranger Fotografie)

Rainer Praschak
Rainer Praschak, born 1973 in Vienna, Austria. He works as Project Manager and Curator “digital music business” for mica – music austria in Vienna. Rainer Praschak has more than twenty years of experience in the music business and has managed several Cultural and Research Projects funded by the EU. He has managed the Culture Project fair music – the first initiative for fairness and justice in the music business and the FP7 research Project IM3I – Immersive Multimedia Interfaces.

Project Manager

Franz Hergovich
Franz Hergovich (Photo © Klaus Ranger Fotografie)

Franz Hergovich
Franz Hergovich, born in Vienna in 1967, works as project manager at mica – music austria since 2008. He co-founded Austrian Music Export as common initiative of mica – music austria and the Austrian Music Fund. Since 2011 he is the representative of the managing director at mica. He was head of national distribution at Soul Seduction for a decade and worked as a concert promoter and DJ. He was Secretary of EMO (European Music Office) from 2010-2013, a member of the IAMIC Board (International Association of Music Information Centres) in 2012/13 and managing director of the MICA – Music Promotion Agency GmbH from 2011-2015. Currently he is a member of the board of the network of European Music Export Offices, EMEE (European Music Exporters Exchange).


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