Tag Archives: Beverly Keel

Grammy-winning alum’s advice to students: Graduate

LOS ANGELES — Recording Industry alumnus Torrance “Street Symphony” Esmond, honored Saturday by his alma mater as part of its events before the Grammy Awards, had three pieces of advice to current students.

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NBC News features Recording Industry’s Grammy connection

On Sunday evening, Feb. 10, the College of Media and Entertainment’s Department of Recording Industry received some well-deserved recognition via the news media just hours before the Grammys aired live on network television. Kate Snow, weekend anchor for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, aired a two-minute and 13-second segment highlighting the Department of Recording […]

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Change the Conversation focuses on country music’s gender inequality

About 300 people gathered at Change the Conversation’s event on Tuesday, Jan. 22, to hear nationally known journalists Ann Powers, Jewly Hight and Marissa Moss explore issues of gender inequality in country music and the media.

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Recording Industry accepts $50,000 IEBA scholarship

The College of Media and Entertainment was recently selected to receive a $50,000 endowed scholarship from the International Entertainment Buyers Association’s Educational Outreach Fund.

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Recording Industry makes Billboard’s list again

MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry is back on Billboard’s semi-annual list of the nation’s top music business schools, once again joining its counterparts at Berklee, UCLA and New York University as standouts in educating the next generation of music industry pros.

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MTSU At Grammys 2018

MTSU students pitch in for MusiCares at the Grammys

NEW YORK — Middle Tennessee State University was out front Friday, Jan.26, as Fleetwood Mac was honored as this year’s Person of the Year by MusiCares, the centerpiece charitable event of the Grammys.

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Recording Industry student makes it to Blake’s team

MTSU Recording Industry student Kristi Hoopes appeared on NBC’s “The Voice” this season, and she was chosen to be part of Blake Shelton’s team moving forward in the competition.

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Recording Industry students take on Pandora Challenge

MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry was one of only five departments in the U.S. chosen to participate in the Pandora Challenge: Music & Social Impact program on Oct. 9. 

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Country star Chris Young funds recording scholarship

Chris Young embraced the holiday spirit of giving for MTSU students this year.

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HBO’s Kary Antholis visits MTSU and Bragg Building

Students received a rare end-of-the-semester opportunity to speak one-on-one with an award-winning filmmaker and executive responsible for HBO’s John Adams, Mildred Pierce, Angels in America, From the Earth to the Moon and Cinemax’s The Knick.

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Les Paul exhibit illustrates the musician’s contributions

On the last two days of March, the best parking spaces next to the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building were roped off to accommodate a 53-foot-long RV.

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Building relationships at the GRAMMYs

The College of Media and Entertainment celebrated this year’s GRAMMYs in Los Angeles alongside some of the music industry’s top players with three days of activities that profiled its nationally recognized Recording Industry program.

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