Your Weekly Music/Entertainment Industry Social Media Wrap-Up (May 5th)

Zach Matari at WPU

Here’s your weekly Music/Entertainment Industry Social Media Wrap-Up. From Prince to Pop to a great new music biz podcast, it’s all here. Click, read, and experience the wonders of the music & entertainment biz.

Using Video To Promote Your Music Event

WPU Now That's What I Call Pop

When putting together the marketing mix for your next show, don’t forget video. With a little time and a little creativity, you can create multiple videos which can raise additional awareness of your event and provide additional content for your website, email campaigns, and social networks. Here’s how.

Pharrell Williams: From Behind The Scenes To The Forefront

Pharrell Williams: From Behind The Scenes To The Forefront

You may have heard of this rising solo artist, Pharrell Williams from his smash single “Happy” that was released this past year and has flooded radios around the world with its catchy melody, simplistic lyrics and positive message. What you may not know is Pharrell’s history in the music business. WPU Music Biz student Zach Matari explores the world of Pharrell.

Music Biz 101 & More: The Podcast With Special Guests Dr. Dave Demsey & WPU Advanced Pop Ensemble

Music Biz 101 & More: The Podcast With Special Guest WPU Pop Ensemble

In this episode of Music Biz 101 & More, Dave Demsey, Coordinator of the WPU Jazz Studies Program, plays his sax and the WPU Advanced Pop Ensemble sings their harmonies – LIVE! (Well, this is a podcast, so it was live once…) Click to listen and fall in love with sound.

Collage! 2014 On Music Biz 101 & More: A Radio Show Shown In Tweets

WPU Music Presents: Collage 2014

The April 9th edition of the Music Biz 101 & More radio show was dedicated to the 2014 Collage! event taking place in the Shea Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 26th at 7:30 sharp. While promoting the Collage! event, we also discussed how to promote a music or entertainment event for little to no budget. Take a glimpse of the tweets inside this post. You may know somebody.

WPU Music Biz Student: Zach Matari’s Spotify Playlist

The Zach Matari Spotify Playlist: “Their styles may be different but one thing they share in common is that they are all Timeless.” Click to see and listen to Zach’s picks.

Tommy Page – From Pop Star To Pandora, A Visit To WPU Told In Tweets

Tommy Page and WPU Music Biz students

On February 11, Head of Music Partnerships at Pandora, Tommy Page, spoke to WPU Music Biz students. Highlights from Tommy’s talk, in which he was interviewed by Sirius/XM VP of Talent & Industry Affairs (and WPU faculty member) Steve Leeds, are illustrated here via the WPU Music Biz program’s Twitter and Instagram accounts.