Tag Archives: Pete Fisher

Media students enjoy ACM Awards opportunity

College of Media and Entertainment students and faculty got some behind-the scenes instruction at rehearsals before the April 7 Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.

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Keel leads panel on country radio gender equity pre-ACM

 LAS VEGAS — Chair of the Department of Recording Industry Beverly Keel helped lead an Academy of Country Music event in Las Vegas April 6 about the lack of gender equity in country radio.

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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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Pete Fisher

Fisher headed to Cali as CEO of Academy of Country Music

MTSU alumnus Pete Fisher left his executive position with the Grand Ole Opry Jan. 30 to become CEO of the California-based Academy of Country Music.

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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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MTSU honors Alicia Warwick at 57th GRAMMY Awards

MTSU honored Alicia Warwick, executive director of The Recording Academy’s Nashville chapter, at a Feb. 7 event in downtown Los Angeles as part of the university’s second-annual outreach during the GRAMMY Awards.

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Following the ceremony, a proud Charlie Daniels poses with friends (left to right): Beverly Keel, MTSU's new chair of the Department of Recording Industry; Daniels; Pete Fisher, Grand Ole Opry general manager; Pam Matthews, executive director of the International Entertainment Buyers Association; and Melissa Wald, Recording Industry associate professor. Photo by Vicky Tubb

Charlie Daniels scholarship will launch in the fall

Beginning in Fall 2014, music industry majors at MTSU will have a chance for financial assistance that pays homage to country music legend Charlie Daniels.

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