Tag Archives: MTSU Department of Recording Industry

Songwriting nabs second ACM Lifting Lives grant

The Department of Recording Industry’s Songwriting concentration, headed by Assistant Professor Odie Blackmon, received a second $10,000 grant from the Academy of Country Music Lifting Lives Foundation.

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Gloria Green (second from left) and Beverly Keel (third from right) pictured with faculty from the Communication University of China in Beijing.

Keel and Green head to Beijing for music conference

Beverly Keel, chair of the Department of Recording Industry, and Gloria Green, Recording Industry assistant professor, participated in the fourth annual Music Industry Forum conference held in Beijing, China on Nov. 3-4.

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Recording Industry alums get Grammy nominations

MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry has two more alumni Grammy nods to add to its already impressive list.

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Operation Song sets military memories to music again

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Kyle Holland nabs gold at AES Convention

The MFA in Recording Arts and Technologies scored a huge win at this year’s Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York.

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Leadership Music and Reba convene in the Bragg Building

The Department of Recording Industry hosted 50 members of the Leadership Music Class of 2018 on Oct. 20 in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building.

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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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“The Songwriters” rolls out nationwide in January

“The Songwriters,” a weekly TV show featuring conversations with songwriters from the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, will begin a national roll out in January 2018 on PBS.

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Recording Industry again ranked among Billboard’s top

MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry is once again ranked in Billboard magazine’s “15 Best Music Business Schools in 2017.”

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College sponsors two total eclipse events

The college’s faculty, staff and students were an integral part of  two college-sponsored events that celebrated the “Great Tennessee Eclipse” on Monday, Aug. 21.

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College cosponsors England conference on Prince’s work

Professors from MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment and its dean were among the featured speakers at a conference of the late singer Prince’s life and legacy held at the University of Salford in England.

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