Saturday, May 21 MIDI In Music Education webinar with Craig Anderton 


Anaheim, CA - May 18, 2022... The MIDI Association has been working furiously behind the scenes over the past year, and we're ready to showcase the results, kicking off a series of events leading to the NAMM Show in June.

It all begins Saturday, May 21, celebrating "May is MIDI Month" with a Music Education Webinar featuring Craig Anderton, who's played Carnegie Hall, written 45 books on music technology, and lectured around the world for more than four decades. 

His talk on "Music, MIDI, and the Art of Inspired Instruction" will open your eyes to the exciting future of music education. 

Join us online Saturday May 21 at 10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern and 6 pm London at: 

https://midi.org/live

 Saturday, May 28 MIDI Innovation Awards Show 2022 with LJ Rich

On Saturday, May 28, tune in to the MIDI Innovation Awards Show, hosted by renowned synthesist and BBC Click host LJ Rich. A panel of judges from music and technology sectors will review and select winners in multiple categories from among a compelling range of MIA finalists. You can register for the MIDI Innovation Awards show at https://midi.activehosted.com/f/41


Join us online Saturday May 28 at 10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern and 6 pm London at:

https://midi.org/innovation-awards

Visit us in Hall A at the MIDI Association Booth 10300, the MIDI Zone Lounge at 10203 and on line from Studio 108 at NAMM

Join us in person at the NAMM Show or virtually at NAMM + from June 2 through 5 at the Anaheim Convention Center, where more than 35 MIDI Association member manufacturers will be exhibiting. 

The MIDI Zone, located just inside the entrance to Hall A, will be home to not only the main MIDI Association booth (10300), but also Studio 108, and the MIDI Zone Lounge (Booth 10203) as well as dozens of MIDI Association companies in the NAMM MIDI Showcase. 



MIDI Association A3E Session June 4 at NAMM

Also at the show, the MIDI Association will be joining with A3E, the music and entertainment technology developers group, for some future-focused educational sessions, including:

  • Instruction, Tools & Trends: New Technologies & Applications for Artists & Content Creation – Shevy Smith (Ultimate Playlist), Erin Barra (Arizona State University), Emma Supica (Artiphon), and Lee Whitmore (Focusrite) - June 4, 12:00 pm, Room 202A
  • The Evolving and Colliding Worlds of Music, Film, Streaming & Social Media Content Creation – Emelie Olsson (Corite), Michael Bell (Spotify), Jeff Rona (Liquid Cinema), Athan Billias (MIDI2Marketing) – June 4, 1:00 pm, Room 202A
  • Interactive Audio Design: Expanding Your Sound & Music Tool Belt for Games & Interactive Media – Chase Bethea (Composer and Chair of the Interactive Audio Special Interest Group of the MIDI Association), Cody Matthew Johnson (Empiria), Nuno Fonseca (Sound Particles), Adam Fligsten (Silen Audio) – June 4, 2:00 pm, Room 202A
  • Advanced Audio Applications: Opening New Markets for Musical Instrument Companies, Developers and Musicians – Athan Billias (MIDI2Marketing), Mike Kent (AmeNote) – June 4, 4:00 pm, Room 202A

One of the most sought-after tickets at NAMM is an invitation to the MIDI Association, A3E, and NAMM for a cocktail reception on June 4 at 5:00 pm, Room 202A, featuring a live performance from Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), as well as the MIDI Innovation Awards presentation ceremonies. 

Looking forward to seeing you online at the web events in the next two Saturdays and then in person or virtually at NAMM.