Joe Rapolla
Joe Rapolla, Monmouth University: The Music Biz 101 & More Podcast
From L to R: Professor David Philp, Doctor Marcone, Jennette Elizabeth, and Professor Joe Rapolla

Music Biz 101 & More is the only FREE advice talk show in America broadcast & podcast on college radio that focuses on the business side of the music & entertainment worlds.  Hosted by William Paterson University’s Dr. Stephen Marcone & Professor David Philp, the show airs each Wednesday at 8pm on WPSC-FM, Brave New Radio.

Monmouth University’s Joe Rapolla – The Music Biz 101 & More Podcast

On the week of May 16th, 20 Music Biz students from William Paterson went down to Nashville for the 2016 Music Biz conference and interviewed 28 speakers for the Music Biz 101 and More! Podcasts. One of those speakers is Joe Rapolla, interviewed by Jennette Elizabeth, who is the head of the Music and Theater Arts Departments at Monmouth University.  He talks about opportunities for students who are interested in both the music industry and theater, the student-run record label at Monmouth University, what’s new at Monmouth, how he got his start in Marketing for major labels and much more!

Listen to our podcast right now and get inspired:

Joe Rapolla, Monmouth University: Music Biz 101 & More Podcast
At the Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, Music Biz student Jennette Elizabeth listens as Joe Rapolla answers important questions about the Music Business!

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Music Biz 2016 NashvilleClick HERE for a list of our other Music Biz 101 & More podcasts and get great at what you want to do!


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Professor David Philp is Assistant Professor Music Management & Popular Music Studies at William Paterson University. He is the co-host of the only FREE advice college radio-based music & entertainment industry talk show in America, Music Biz 101 & More, which airs live most Wednesday nights and is available as a podcast HERE every night (days too).  Reach him at or find him on LinkedIn HERE.

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