Loyola at a Glance
Music industry management gurus to share strategies for success at Loyola’s Artist Management Seminar
April 11, 2008
Loyola University New Orleans’ Music Industry Studies will hold an Artist Management Seminar on Monday, April 14, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium.
Gary Gersh, former president of Capitol Records responsible for discovering artists such as Nirvana, the Counting Crowes, the Foo Fighters and Sonic Youth, will be a featured speaker at the event. Gersh currently manages the Counting Crowes, Matisyahu and several other up-and-coming artists. Steve Ralbovsky, senior vice president of A&R at RCA Records, will also speak. Ralbovsky has helped develop the careers of artists like The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ben Kweller, the Strokes, David Gray and Ray LaMontagne. Finally, Don VanCleave, president of the Independent Artist Coalition, will moderate the seminar.
This event is catered to those interested in artist management and is free and open to the public. Attendees will discuss one-on-one with guest panelists business strategies for succeeding in the music industry as an artist manager.
For additional information, contact Meredith Arnold in the Department of Music Industry Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (713) 806-9162.
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