Programme Sector Meeting New Music

15 February 2024

Petite salle / Tentoonstellingshal

Royal Conservatory Brussels (Regentschapsstraat/Rue de la Régence 30)


Is there still a future for CDs? Do we want to surf along on the vinyl revival? Embrace streaming or avoid it altogether? And how do we create a fair climate for artists? These and other questions will be addressed during the new music sector meeting at the Belgian Music Days.


13:45 Doors open

14:00 Welcome

14:10 Facts & figures (Kunstenpunt (Flanders Arts Institute))

14:30 Keynote Esther Gottschalk on fair practice

15:00 Coffee break (with information market)

15:30 Book Presentation ‘The Guidebook to Self-Releasing Your Music’ by Matthew Whiteside

16:15 Coffee break (with information market)

16:45 Panel discussion: publishing music on cd, vinyl and through streaming

17:30 End of the programme

After the sector meeting you can attend the concerts of Ictus Ensemble (at 18:30) and of the Belgian National Orchestra (at 20:00) in the framework of the Belgian Music Days at Bozar. Tickets can be ordered on the website of Bozar.

This sector meeting is an initiative of MATRIX [New Music Centre] in cooperation with Flanders Arts Institute, Forum de la Création Musicale and ComAV, and takes place within the 4th Belgian Music Days festival.