Orchard COO Colleen Theis Visits WPU March 20th

The 2018 Music Management Seminar Series continues March 20th with a visit from Orchard COO Colleen Theis.  Ms. Theis will be interviewed by William Paterson University Music & Entertainment Industries professor Steve Leeds, who also doubles as VP Talent and Industry Affairs at SiriusXM.  The duo will speak about how The Orchard fits into the DIY/Independent music ecosystem, the #MeToo movement in the music industry, and more. 

Previous visits this semester have included Tommy Boy Entertainment’s CEO Tommy Silverman and the CEO of Tidal, Richard Sanders

On April 3rd, Primary Wave Music CEO Larry Mestel will come to campus for a talk. 

All Music Management Seminars are free and open to the public.  They take place in WPU’s Hobart Hall, the Martini Room, and run from 8pm – 10pm.  Audience questions are encouraged. 

For more information, contact Dr. Stephen Marcone: marcones@wpunj.edu


For full details about the Music & Entertainment Industries 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.


Professor David Philp is Assistant Professor Music & Entertainment Industries and 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).  Your favorite professor is also co-author (with Dr. Steve Marcone) of Managing Your Band – 6th Edition.  Reach him at PhilpD@wpunj.edu or find him on LinkedIn HERE.

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