A Tribute Dinner Honoring Alfred Schlesinger, Esq.
at the Sportsman's Lodge in Los Angeles, CA (Studio City)
on Wednesday, September 12, 2012
If a record executive’s Hall of Fame existed, Al Schlesinger would be inducted. This music industry luminary survived over five decades of the music business as a music publisher, record company executive, personal artist manager and music attorney with ethics, dignity and integrity – qualities needed now more than ever.
The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) will honor Mr. Schlesinger at a dinner on the evening of Wednesday, September 12, 2012 and will establish a scholarship fund in his name.
Mr. Schlesinger has always been gracious and generous in sharing his knowledge and insight with other colleagues. His perspective and example help to elevate the level of professionalism and quality achievable in this business. He is an inspiration and a mentor to many.
Please join our celebratory band of record company presidents, executives, artist managers, past and present clients, recording artists, producers and others to honor him. All are welcome!
We have kept the cost for this event low to enable the maximum number of people to attend who wish to honor Mr. Schlesinger. Financial assistance is available, please inquire by calling 818-769-7007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a cost-recovery only event. Any monies received in excess of expenses will be used to form the Al Schlesinger Scholarship Fund to be administered by NARIP.
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SEND US YOUR SCHLESINGER STORIES & PHOTOS
Do you have a funny, personal or touching story or photo about Al Schlesinger? If so, please send your submission using one of these options:
1. Email your story or photo to email@example.com and put “Al Schlesinger Story” in the subject line.
2. Mail photos and or a letter describing your Al Schlesinger story to Tess Taylor, c/o NARIP, PO Box 2446, Toluca Lake, CA 91610-2446.
Submissions will be included in a memory book for Mr. Schlesinger and his family, and on a page at NARIP.com honoring him.
Special thanks to Thomas A. White and Bill Leopold for their help with this event.
Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
6:30 p.m. – Cocktails (no host bar), registration and networking
7:30 p.m. – Dinner
8:30 p.m. – Remarks
10:00 p.m. – Event ends
4234 Coldwater Canyon
Cross Streets: Coldwater Canyon & Ventura Boulevard
Studio City, CA 91604-2368
Click here for map.
Enter off Coldwater Canyon. $7 valet parking, some free self-parking also available. Some metered and free street parking also available on Ventura, please read posted signs.
Appetizer: California Sportsman's Salad
Entree (select one and write in your selection in COMMENTS section below):
1. Sliced Tri Tip with Mushroom Sauce
2. Scottish Salmon with Dill Sauce
3. Homemade Spinach & Veggie Lasagna Roll, Sauteed Spinach, Marinara
Dessert: Apple Tart Tatin
RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW
Please RSVP by 3 p.m. Monday September 10, 2012. Please help us make this an enjoyable experience for everyone by RSVPing now. A failure to reserve by the deadline may result in not receiving your preferred choice of dinner entree.
Please be sure to indicate your menu selection in the COMMENTS field below. Those who register after September 8th will receive Chef's Selection. Thank you.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
All are welcome!
COST (includes dinner and admission)
$50 NARIP Members
You need NOT be a NARIP member to attend, ALL are welcome.
2 WAYS TO REGISTER
1. Online: www.narip.com (just scroll down)
2. Phone: 818-769-7007
Advance RSVP encouraged.
Pre-paid admission guarantees seating.
We appreciate your cooperation.
Call us at 818-769-7007 or email mary AT narip DOT com.
ABOUT ALFRED SCHLESINGER
Alfred W. Schlesinger has been a practicing California attorney for over forty years, specializing in music and intellectual property. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Schlesinger spent eight years as a music publisher and record company executive, and qualified as an early member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences as a songwriter and record producer. He also had one experience as a personal manager, representing the group "Bread" from its inception to its dissolution ten years later. Mr. Schlesinger is a past president of the California Copyright Conference and a founding member of the International Entertainment Lawyers Association. He has taught courses concerning the legal and practical aspects of the music business at UCLA and currently teaches a music business course for two weeks each year at Full Sail Center for the Recording Arts in Winter Park, Florida. He also appears frequently as guest lecturer and panelist at schools and music business seminars. He was a two-term Chairman and President of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, served as its Treasurer for a period of four years and served as a Trustee of said organization for twelve years. Mr. Schlesinger also was on the TV Committee which co-produced the Grammy Show on behalf of the Academy for eleven years. Mr. Schlesinger served four years as President of the Society of Singers, a charitable organization benefiting professional singers. He also served for ten years as a member of the Board of Directors of Musicares, an organization devoted to assisting those in the music business who are in need. A number of years ago he was honored by being named Billboard's Entertainment Attorney of the Year.
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