Who We Are
Emiko Carlin - President
A veteran of the music industry, Emiko is an award winning songwriter, composer and recording artist, having performed with Cyndi Lauper, Major Lazer, opening for Jackson Browne, Keb Mo’, Chris Barron and more. Having been on the pro-audio side of music her whole life, Emiko has graced the pages of Billboard, FM Sound, Keyboard Magazine and countless other publications, later turning to write for Keyboard and Electronic Musician.
Touring the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, as a performer and master songwriting clinician at various universities, Emiko serves as ambassador for such legacy brands as Hammond Organ, Alesis, On-Stage Stands, Gibson Guitars, and Monheim Microphones.
Emiko oversees and directs content creation, documentary, soundtrack production, as well as brand alignment strategies in her roles as Owner and President of Rose City Media Group.
Having spoken and given keynote addresses at numerous music industry conferences and festivals around the world, Emiko aims to build bridges between the hifi and pro audio worlds as well as focus on the very human elements of what it means to be an audiophile and music enthusiast.
Currently, Emiko oversees operations in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and New York.
Abigail Shelton - Sr. Social Media Account Manager
Abigail Shelton is a Berklee College of Music alumna with a Bachelor of Music in both Violin Performance and Film Scoring. Abigail has played violin in a wide variety of venues including the Boston Symphony Hall and the Berklee Performance Center. Abigail enjoys writing music for movies, plays, video games, dance, her own music videos, and other forms of media. Her knowledge of social media, live music and film marketing make her a valuable asset to Rose City Media Group's client roster.
Katharine Fiore - Media and Programming Manager, Associate Producer
Katharine Fiore hails from New York City with an extensive background in advertising, copywriting, research, and program coordination. She has held positions with major advertising agencies as well as foreign dignitaries and brings a wealth of knowledge and creativity to the Rose City team. Currently, Katharine works between Nashville, Los Angeles and Las Vegas on projects for the firm.