Texas Tech School of Music To Host Music Business Workshop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 26, 2006
CONTACT: Scott Slemmons, scott.slemmons@ttu.edu
(806) 742-2136

LUBBOCK ?V Texas Tech University's School of Music will host a special workshop and roundtable discussion on the music business.

The workshop will take place in Room 248 of the Music Building from 6-8 p.m. Monday. Admission is free and open to the public.

Texas Tech faculty members will discuss a variety of topics:

„X Andy Wilkinson, artist-in-residence at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, will speak on publishing and copyright issues.
„X Alan Shinn, percussionist and professor of music, will discuss professional and studio skills.
„X Matthew Santa, jazz pianist and associate professor of music, will give general career advice.
„X Angela Mariani, producer, radio host and visiting assistant professor of music, will address professional and studio skills, relationships with engineers, producers and other music professionals and how to deal with the media.

The event is co-sponsored by the School of Music and the College of Visual and Performing Arts. It will be hosted by Phi Mu Alpha, Mu Phi Epsilon and the Vernacular Music Center.

CONTACT: Violet Badger, event organizer, Texas Tech University, violet.l.badger@ttu.edu.
Christopher Smith, director, Vernacular Music Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2270, ext. 249, or e-mail christopher.smith@ttu.edu.