Advisory Board

Advisory board is a committee of 9 music professionals from different fields. Members choose artists and music professionals supported by SoundCzech.

Petr Dorůžka

music journalist and publicist since 1960s, focusing on the world music since 1990s
radio show Hudba na pomezí since 1988
Womex award for his long-standing professional contribution to music journalism
member of the Panel of the World Music Charts Europe since 1992
lecturer of the World Music Culture at the Faculty of Humanities of Charles University in Prague

Veronika Douglas

working at Universal Music (former PolyGram) since 1997
marketing / PR for foreign artists 
A&R of Czech artists (Sunshine, Lenny)

Petra Ludvíková

project manager at Palác Akropolis in Prague
culture events organiser (Femme Fatale, On Tour, Music Class) 
broadcasting at Radio 1 since 1998
former presenter and editor of TV Očko

Anna Mašátová

music journalist, agent, PR manager
head of communications at Ameba Production
member of the grant committee for the Ministry of Culture for Alternative Music
founding member of Music Managers Forum Czech Republic
manager of Zabelov Group and David Pomahač

Jakub Nový

vice-chairman of SAI (Association of authors and performers)
manager in streaming service MusicJet
musician and promoter
organizing workshops focused on copyright law and collective administration

Michal Pařízek

journalist, editor-in-chief of Full Moon magazine since 2014
working with the magazine since 2010
member of Scrape Sound promotion agency
contributed to various media like Aktuálně.cz, Týden, Čili Chili, Freemusic, Reflex, Nedělní svět among others

Josef Sedloň

Radio 1 since 1991, creating five shows and Tuesday broadcasting
managed Lighthouse agency (1995 – 2003), which brought foreign artists to Czech Republic, mainly electronic dance genre
cooperating with Palac Akropolis for Music Infinity series
program director of the Spectaculare festival since 2004

Dušan Svíba

manager of Earth Music booking agency (Americana, jazz, rock, ska, world music)
collaborated with artists like Dubioza Kolektiv, Cash Savage & The Last Drinks, Orkesta Mendoza, Nive & The Deer Children, NO Blues, Tim Eriksen as well as Nylon Jail, Terne Čhave or Ponk
founder and program director of Colour Meeting Festival

Přemysl Štěpánek

worked for Stará Pekárna music club in 1999 – 2002
working for an independent music publisher Indies Scope since 2002
founder of his own company PR Stage in 2012
promoting Sziget Festival (Czech Republic and Slovakia) and Balaton Sound (Czech Republic)
marketing for Sono music club (2014) and Fléda (2015)
founder of Czech Fresh project in 2017