Minnesota Music Academy Activities and Member Benefits
The Icebreaker Music Event is held every year around the time of the Awards show
to showcase that year's nominees at various music venues throughout the state.
MMA members receive free admission to all Icebreaker events and showcases.
Seminar Saturday is an all-day music education event that's held the Saturday
before the Awards ceremony each year. During this conference, experts from
various fields of music and music business will be on hand for educational panels
and seminars. This event is open to the public, but MMA members receive a discount
on the admission cost.
In addition to the seminars and workshops presented at the Icebreaker
Music Conference, the MMA presents and sponsors other educational seminars
throughout the year. Past workshops have included topics such as: Music
Publishing and Performing Rights, Getting Your Music on the Radio, Musicians
Legal Clinic, and Accounting 101 for Musicians.
The Minnesota Music Awards recognize and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments
within the Minnesota music community each year. MMA members participate
in the award nomination and voting process,and receive discount or free admission
to the Awards Show which is held in accordance with The Icebreaker and Seminar Saturday.
In addition to educational events, The Icebreaker, Seminar Saturday and the Awards
Show ceremony, the MMA sponsors many other live music events throughout the year.
MMA members receive free or discounted admission to these.
The MMA is proud to present our merchant discount program where members can use
their membership card to receive discounts at various businesses and venues all
over Minnesota. Please check the "Friends of the MMA" page to get the latest
information on this money-saving program.
- Nominating and voting privileges for the Minnesota
- Free admission to The Ice Breaker events, including seminars
and music showcases
- Discounted or admission to the Minnesota Music Awards ceremony
- Discounted admission to MMA educational seminars
- Free or discounted admission to MMA showcase events
- Friends of The MMA discount program