Ron Jacobs ’16 writes in:
Hey there! If you’re still looking for another class, come down to 41 Wyllys Ave. this Tuesday night (September 8th) at 7PM to learn about MUSC 419 – Language of the Contemporary Music Industry. There will be pizza!
In the first half of the semester, we will be dedicated to applying a critical lens on the various positions in the music industry. In the latter half of the semester, you will be able to apply your cumulated knowledge, experiences, and new ideas in practical roles for the final project.
List of confirmed guest speakers:
•Pete Ganbarg ’88 – Vice President of A&R at Atlantic Records
•Eric Herman ’04 – President of Modiba Productions
•Peter Nashel ’88 – Composer, Producer, and Co-Founder of Duotone Audio Group
•Mike Errico – Singer-Songwriter, Recording Artist, Writer, Professor at NYU Clive Davis’ School of Music
•Edward Grauer ’88 – Cash Money Records Attorney
•Carl Sturken ’78 – Co-Founder of SRP Records, Songwriter, A&R, and Record Producer
•John Hartmann – veteran music agent, personal manager, and record executive responsible for career direction for Sonny & Cher, Buffalo Springfield, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, the Eagles, Peter, Paul & Mary, Elvis Presley, and many others.
Guest Speakers TBD:
•Luke Wood ’91 – President of Beats By Dre
•Ismael “Izzy” Coleman ’15 – President and Co-Founder at VIBES Creative Media
•David Stouck ’15 – Manager of Digital Compliance and Revenue Assurance at Warner Music Group
Class is P/F class for 1.0 credit on Tuesday nights from 7-9PM.
Date: Tuesday, September 8th
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: 41 Wyllys, room 110