Tag Archives: MTSU Department of Recording Industry

Alumnus Luke Laird signs with Sony/ATV

Luke Laird, a 2001 alumnus of the Department of Recording Industry, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Creative Nation.

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Keel chats with band Secret Sisters during Grammy week

The Secret Sisters, an Americana duo that includes MTSU alumna Laura Rogers, was honored by the College of Media and Entertainment at its annual industry event preceding the Grammy Awards, held this year in New York City.

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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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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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