2016 WP Music Management Seminar Lecture Series

2016 WP Music Management Seminar Lecture Series


TOP MUSIC INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES AND AUTHORS TO SHARE INSIGHTS AND ADVICE WITH MUSIC MANAGEMENT STUDENTS AT WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY IN MARCH AND APRIL

–Lectures are part of music management seminar taught by Steve Leeds, vice president of talent and industry relations, Sirius XM

High-profile speakers involved in the music industry will speak to music management students at William Paterson University in Wayne as part of the Music Management Seminar taught by Steve Leeds, vice president of talent and industry relations for Sirius XM.

All lectures will be held at 8 p.m. in the Martini Room in Hobart Hall on the University’s campus.  Scheduled to speak are:

March 1, 2016:              Barry Weiss, co-founder and partner, Records, LLC, and former Chairman, Island Def Jam and                                          Republic Records

March 8, 2016:              L.A. Reid, chairman and CEO of Epic Records and author of Sing to Me: My Story of Making                                             Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who’s Next

March 22, 2016:           John Seabrook, author of The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

April 5, 2016:                Steven Witt, author of How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and                                       the Patient Zero of Piracy

April 19, 2016:              Ben Ratliff, jazz and pop critic, New York Times, and author, Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to                                         Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty

William Paterson University is the only college in New Jersey—and one of very few in the U.S.—that offers a bachelor of music degree in music management.  The program focuses on the multifaceted recording industry and offers music management coursework in music publishing, recording, production, public relations, law and ethics, and personal management.

The University also offers a master of music degree in music management, as well as an MB. in music management, which is the only MBA of its kind in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area and one of the first in the nation. The program builds upon William Paterson’s close proximity to New York and international reputation for music education.

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For full details about the Music Management Program, including courses, the minor, and our MBA, click HERE.

For full details about the WPU Pop Music Studies Program, including courses and audition requirements, click HERE.

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