Ann Rinaldi

Owner/Manager, ACR Management


Ann Rinaldi is the Owner/Manager of ACR Management, which was created to provide management and consulting services for musicians, artists and events.

ACR Management’s current clients include Jon Mullane (rock, pop, AC), and the ProgStock Festival (the Northeast’s only Progressive Rock Festival). Since entering the world of artist management and marketing in 2015, Ann has been building her roster and her network in the music industry, as well as establishing her formal business in marketing, management and consulting services. ACR Management works with Downtown Music Group (DashGo) for digital distribution and has established publishing entities with BMI, ASCAP, SESAC and SOCAN.

Ann has a diverse background of work and educational experiences including teaching, administration, office management, and technology development in private and charter schools in North Carolina (2002 – 2016); website development and design for non-profit organizations (1999 – 2007); research science, technology, and lab safety in a medical research facility (1993-1999); and research science in a veterinary research facility (1992 – 1993). Ann holds a BS from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Prior to studying at Cornell, Ann was a member of her HS theatre program, where she performed, wrote scripts, designed and built sets, ran lights and sound, and wrote the title song, “As We Are,” for one of the productions.


Client Services

  • securing/developing/managing relationships with publishers, licensing agents, and record labels
  • securing/developing/managing relationships with venues, promoters, and booking agents
  • securing/developing/managing relationships with publicists
  • securing/developing/managing relationships with corporate and/or private sponsors
  • securing/developing/managing relationships with non-profit organizations
  • assisting artist/band in properly registering works with PROs and other royalty collecting agencies
  • website design consultation and management
  • social media consultation and management
  • cultivation and management of fan mailing lists
  • creation and distribution of fan newsletters and press releases
  • creation and distribution of EPKs and artist profiles (“one sheets”)
  • creation, management, and promotion of crowdfunding campaigns
  • consultation on CD/album content & packaging; promotional materials; and other materials/media
  • consultation on the development/implementation of new projects
  • travel/tour coordination, arrangements, and management
  • securing/scheduling studio space and coordinating sessions
  • securing/scheduling rehearsal space and coordinating rehearsals
  • identifying and hiring backing/studio musicians
  • securing backline for sessions/rehearsals/performances
  • style consultation (wardrobe and image)

Memberships / Affiliations

  • NARAS (Grammy)
  • CARAS (Juno – Canada)
  • BMI
  • HMMA
  • SoundExchange
  • Soundscan
  • Billboard
  • Pollstar
  • PR Newswire

Highlighted Projects
(see News & Events page for more information)

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