Jesper Mardahl – Managing Director, Music City Aarhus & Promus – The Music Community of Aarhus, conference organizer SPOT+/SPOT Festival, Denmark.
With more than 35 years as a music industry professional, Jesper Mardahl has been around most areas of the music scene in Denmark. Initially as a musician, but since then mostly working "backstage" as A & R manager, producer, label manager, and artist manager for some of the leading record companies in Denmark. Jesper has also worked as a project manager at Denmark’s largest music magazine, GAFFA , been co-developer of the Music Management education at the Royal Academy of Music, worked as lecturer and teacher - and since 2010 as head of Promus – The Music Community of Aarhus – Denmark’s second-largest city.
Promus, which is a networking platform between the established music business and the new emerging talent, has now initiated the Music City Aarhus-project to further strengthen the city’s music business community and position as one of the leading music cities in Denmark.
Jesper is also the conference organizer for Scandinavia's leading showcase festival, SPOT Festival.
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