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Please note that Monday, May 15 consists of pre-convention meetings, digital service workshops, the Entertainment & Technology Law Conference, and the Industry Jam 2. The full program will take place Tuesday, May 16  through Thursday, May 18.  

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Music Business Educators Meetup [clear filter]
Wednesday, May 17
 

11:00am CDT

Student Preparedness: Straight Talk from the Industry

This session is part of the Music Business Educators Meetup — a time for professors, faculty members, and other higher-education enthusiasts to review the past semester, present new trends that can benefit the classroom, and discuss the future of music business education. 

Are students today prepared for the internships and entry level jobs that music business has for them? What are employers finding are the strengths and weaknesses of today’s college upperclassmen and recent graduates? What skills and knowledge can educators add to their curriculums to make students even more prepared for their real-world experiences? Hear from employers from all walks of the industry and their experiences with hiring today’s music business students.

Music business educators have the option to purchase a Meetup Only pass, a Wednesday, May 17 day pass (which includes the Music Business Educators Meetup), as well as a full registration to the entire convention, which includes all Music Biz 2017 events and activities Monday, May 15 through Thursday, May 18. Click here for details.   


Moderators
avatar for Donna Ross

Donna Ross

Sales Strategist, INgrooves Music Group
Donna Ross, is the Independent Sales Strategist for INgrooves Music Group in Los Angeles, one of the world’s leading independent music distribution and marketing services companies. At INgrooves, Ross’s focus is leveraging artist and label engagement with independent record retailers... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Charles Alexander

Charles Alexander

na, Streaming Promotions
Charles Alexander is an independent singer/songwriter, digital strategist and artist manager. He co-founded Streaming Promotions with business partner Michael Sloane, formerly of Big Machine Label Group. They specialize in strategically placing music within streaming services. He... Read More →
avatar for Brandi Brammer

Brandi Brammer

Human Resources Executive, CAA
Brandi Brammer is the Human Resources Executive at the leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA).  Based in the Nashville office, she manages the operations for the over 100-person team, which includes agents and executives from across the music, sports... Read More →
avatar for Jamie Coletta

Jamie Coletta

Director of Marketing, SideOneDummy Records
Jamie Coletta has worked in music marketing for nearly 10 years. She has experience in both the major and independent label landscapes, having spent time in the publicity departments for Capitol Records and RCA Records, as well as SideOneDummy Records, where she currently works as... Read More →
avatar for Todd Goodwin

Todd Goodwin

SVP, College Marketing, Universal Music Group
Todd Goodwin is the SVP of College, Lifestyle & Experiential Marketing at Universal Music Group, overseeing marketing strategy for the 18-24 demographic. This includes creating a national network of 80 College Representatives in 50 markets, charged with maximizing awareness of priority... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am CDT
201 (CC)

11:55am CDT

Students as Creative Disruptors: Leveraging the Current Generation's Talents & Values

This session is part of the Music Business Educators Meetup — a time for professors, faculty members, and other higher-education enthusiasts to review the past semester, present new trends that can benefit the classroom, and discuss the future of music business education. 

How do millennials (born 1977 to 1995) and Gen Z’s (born 1996 and later) think differently from current teachers, industry executives, and creative artists? As the industry completes the creative destruction process from album sales to clouds and streaming, how can faculty, employers, and others teach, employ, and sign the best industry leaders of the future? Wacholtz (author of Monetizing Entertainment, Taylor & Francis Publishing, 2017) and Schneller (Associate Provost and opera singer) provide insights gained from their team teaching of students who see the world differently; who have often conflicting assumptions about success and how to achieve it; and, yet, need to be cutting-edge thinkers who will sustain the entertainment and music business. A short presentation with time for discussion is planned.

Music business educators have the option to purchase a Meetup Only pass, a Wednesday, May 17 day pass (which includes the Music Business Educators Meetup), as well as a full registration to the entire convention, which includes all Music Biz 2017 events and activities Monday, May 15 through Thursday, May 18. Click here for details.   

Speakers
avatar for Beverly Schneller

Beverly Schneller

Associate Provost of Academic Affairs, Belmont University
Beverly Schneller is currently Associate Provost for Academic Affairs at Belmont University and a Teagle Program Assessment Scholar with Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN.  She specializes in academic program development, with an emphasis in the college to career readiness needs... Read More →
avatar for Larry Wacholtz

Larry Wacholtz

Professor of Entertainment and Music Business, Belmont University
Dr. Larry Wacholtz is a professor of entertainment and music business at Belmont University in Nashville. A consultant to industry professionals, he is a member of NARAS, USASBE, MEIEA, IFBPA, and the Academy of Entrepreneurship. He is the author of eight bestselling books on the... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 11:55am - 12:25pm CDT
201 (CC)

12:30pm CDT

Tech Tools: Using Digital Tools for Teaching and Student/Industry Exploration
This session is part of the Music Business Educators Meetup — a time for professors, faculty members, and other higher-education enthusiasts to review the past semester, present new trends that can benefit the classroom, and discuss the future of music business education. 

Enjoy a buffet of tools to help you bolster your teaching and student engagement. Presenters will share current social media data tools and explore data mapping and sharing strategies that students can use for both career/job exploration and industry-related projects. Discussion will also provide top tips to automate your classroom and bring current articles and resources into your class webspace.

Music business educators have the option to purchase a Meetup Only pass, a Wednesday, May 17 day pass (which includes the Music Business Educators Meetup), as well as a full registration to the entire convention, which includes all Music Biz 2017 events and activities Monday, May 15 through Thursday, May 18. Click here for details.  

Speakers
avatar for Gigi Johnson

Gigi Johnson

Faculty, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
In this context, I am standing between two moving platforms.  I have been teaching remotely around the world for many years, and have been part of the experience of UCLA shifting to remote instruction.  I'm fascinated by the crisis leadership within and across organizations in both... Read More →
avatar for Chris Muratore

Chris Muratore

Chief Business Development Officer, BuzzAngle Music
Chris Muratore is Chief Business Development Officer and Co-Founder of Border City Media, the company that developed the innovative music measurement and analytics service BuzzAngle Music. BuzzAngle Music is a state of the art platform and the only industry service that analyzes... Read More →


Wednesday May 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:00pm CDT
201 (CC)