Welcome to the Loyola University Newsroom

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 meredith.arnold@grammy.com or at (713) 806-9162.

For the latest updates about Loyola University New Orleans, follow us on Twitter @LoyolaNOLANews or become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/loyno.

Loyola at a Glance is written and distributed for the faculty, staff, students and friends of Loyola University New Orleans. It is published by the Office of Public Affairs, Greenville Hall, Box 909, 7214 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118. (504) 861-5888.

Information to be included in Loyola at a Glance must be received 2-3 weeks in advance of the publication date. Send us your news here.