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42.2 – Future of Higher Education in Music

April 24 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm PDT

Future of Higher Education in Music

April 24, 2020 | 11:45 AM PDT / 12:45 PM MDT / 1:45 PM PM CDT / 2:25 PM EDT
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Future of Higher Education in Music (Session 42.2)

Armen Shaomian

Armen Shaomian

Associate Professor, University of South Carolina Dept. of Sport and Entertainment Management; President, Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA), Columbia, SC, USA

Storm Gloor

Storm Gloor

Associate Professor, Music and Entertainment Studies, University of Colorado, Denver; City Councilman, Glendale, CO, USA

Serona Elton

Serona Elton

Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Administration, Frost School of Music, University of Miami; Head of Educational Partnerships, Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC); President, Elton Entertainment, FL, USA

Stacy Merida

Stacy Merida

Assistant Professor, Music Business in the Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University; Business and Entertainment, American University, Kogod School of Business, Nashville Area, TN, USA

Future of Higher Education in Music

 

As a result of COVID-19, higher education institutions were forced to quickly shift to online platforms, a massive disruption by itself. Universities which offered music business programs have ahead of them not only the task of re-adjusting from that shift and the fallout to enrollments, but also a re-thinking of curricula around a music industry that will be vastly affected by the loss of jobs, businesses, and stability. How will music business education transform? How vulnerable are programs? What’s ahead for enrollments?