The growing Advisory Board of NW Music Experience is a diverse group of music professionals from varied backgrounds in the Northwest including:
Carol Handley – A broadcaster with 30 years in Seattle including past stations, KZAM, KEZX, KMTT, KWJZ and current Program Director of KRWM and owner/operator of the streaming station Smooth In Seattle and concert promotion company Carol Handley Presents.
Ed Beeson – With a long history in the NW as a venue owner and concert promoter, Beeson owned The Silver Spoon in Duvall & The Backstage in Ballard. As a booker and promoter with One Reel was involved with Summer Nights at the Pier, WOMAD, Bumbershoot and Teatro Zinzanni. Currently Beeson is the Music Director of Live at Benaroya.
Eric Tingstad – Grammy winning guitarist Eric Tingstad is a classically trained NW artist and has received acclaim as a solo artist as well as his work with Nancy Rumbel. His credits include over 20 album projects, two grammy nominations and one grammy win.
Roger Fisher – Most known for his role as founding member and guitarist in the bands Heart and Alias, Fisher is also known for his work as a composer and member of the organization Synergia Northwest, a live music event mixing professionals and students for Washington state youth musical education fusing classical and contemporary music.
Michael McMorrow – Composer, recording artist and keyboardist Michael McMorrow was a founding member of the band Stolenogre. As executive producer and musical director, Michael produces Synergia Northwest Presents, an annual concert event to raise funds and awareness for youth music in the Pacific Northwest. The series is now in its fourth year and artists performing with the 50 piece Synergia Northwest Orchestra have included members of Heart, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Blues Traveler, Tracy Bonham, Queensryche, YES and others.
John N. Wilson – A Northwest sound engineer and audio tech with record producing credits as well as a touring band manager. Wilson also currently oversees production at the Admiral Theater in Bremerton.
Chris Knab – Owner of FourFront Media and Music, Knab is a veteran of the music business wars, and since the late 80’s has turned his attention to educating and consulting musicians about the realities of an industry that is constantly in flux. He teaches, consults and writes about issues important to recording artists and bands.