25-27 November 2021
Anca Lupes is one of the most experienced professionals in the Romanian music business. One of her most important advantages is that during her career she works in almost all the areas of this industry: mass media (press, radio, TV), concert organizing, record companies, music publishing, management and booking agencies. Due to her extensive experience, in 2006 she starts teaching the music business in Romania. In 2009 she becomes the first Romanian music business professional to graduate the Master in Music Business Programe from Berkelee College of Music (Boston, USA). In 2016 she founds the fist Romanian music business conference – Mastering The Music Business.
She is the pioneer of music business education in Romania. Currently, she is partner and CEO at Star Management (a 360 o company specialized in services for artists and the music industry, established in 2004), board member of Star Education (an NGO having as main objective to support Romanian artists from the field of music), President of RAW Music (an NGO who's organizing Romania's leading music business conference and showcase festival – Mastering the Music Business – and acting as a music export office) and Executive Director of INDIERO (the Romanian indie labels association, affiliated to IMPALA and WIN).