College of Charleston SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

‘Music Gone Viral’: Connect With Music Industry Leaders

“Music Gone Viral” features industry leaders from
ReverbNation, Universal Music Group and SoundExchange sharing their secrets to success

 “In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” is a monthly series connecting musicians and College of Charleston students to industry leaders. Arts Management adjunct instructor Mark Bryan will moderate this month’s discussion about online mass distribution of music with famed music executives: Luke Lewis (Former CEO of Universal Music Group and Founder of Lost Highway Records), Mike Doernberg (CEO and co-founder of ReverbNation), John Simson (Former Executive Director of SoundExchange).

Presented by the Arts Management Program in the College of Charleston School of the Arts, and sponsored by Borboleta Audio Mastering, the series’ fourth and final session for the academic year will take place at 6:30 p.m. on April 21 in the Recital Hall of the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 Saint Philip St. Click here for FREE tickets and more info.

Successful musician and Music Industry Advancement Leader at the College of Charleston, Mark Bryan, expresses: “The ‘In the Mix’ series is off to a great start this spring, with several experienced professionals and even a few moguls providing our students and local musicians with unprecedented insight into various aspects of the music industry.”

“In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” has connected over 500 students, musicians and music professionals and alumni to Darius Rucker of Hootie & the Blowfish and Cary Ann Hearst of Shovels & Rope, Frank Rogers, Producer of Darius Rucker and founder of Sea Gayle Music, Dan Hannon, Producer of Manchester Orchestra, Duda Lucena of Borboleta Audio Mastering, Jerrod Wilkins, Manager of Duncan Sheik and NY Dolls at Gold Mountain Entertainment  and Dolph Ramseur, Manager of Avett Brothers and Carolina Chocolate Drops at Ramseur Records covering the secrets to success in songwriting, producing/mastering, and touring.

Starting in fall 2014, the College’s arts management majors who are aspiring musicians or interested in music management, can pursue a music industry concentration. Courses include Introduction to the Music Industry, Legal Aspects of the Entertainment Industry, Music in the Marketplace, and more. For information visit or call (843) 953-6301.