Halifax Pop Explosion Music Conference
Halifax Central Library
Catonia Whalen is a Canadian born / New York based executive who does digital retail marketing at the largest independent distribution company The Orchard. She works on a global level with the digital download and streaming accounts like Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play, Deezer, Napster & more promoting their labels and artists releases. Catonia has been there for one quarter of The Orchard's existence as the company is celebrating their 20th Anniversary this year. At The Orchard, Catonia has worked on campaigns for artists including Charles Bradley, Slayer, Holly Miranda, Jenn Grant and more. Previously she did International Marketing for Koch Records (now eOne), Capitol Records, Universal Music Canada and Warner Music Canada. At those companies, she worked with a diverse range of artists like Beastie Boys, Tom Jones, Snoop Dogg, Rosanne Cash, Sloan, Ben Harper, Slash and more.