The IN THE MIX music series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts connects students, musicians, and music enthusiasts with industry leaders through vibrant discussions on a wide range of musical topics.
The Spring 2017 series continues on Monday, March 20, 2017 with MODERN AIRWAVES: THE STATE OF RADIO TODAY. The session will feature an extended discourse on radio’s place in modern media, highlighted by special guest and legendary music promoter, Jeff McClusky. McClusky has spent over three decades in the music industry and has been involved with the promotion and development of a wide variety of recording artists, including Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon, U2, and The Rolling Stones. Through Jeff McClusky & Associates, his entertainment promotion and artist exposure company, he has played an influential role in the evolution of music consumption and offers a unique perspective on modern musical media.
The event is presented by the Arts Management Program in the College’s School of the Arts and will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Simons Center for the Arts, Recital Hall (54 Saint Philip St). The session will be free and open to students and the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
The final IN THE MIX session for Spring 2017 will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017 and will feature live performances from local, up-and-coming artists.
Since spring 2014, IN THE MIX has connected over 600 students, musicians, and alumni to industry professionals and moguls. Previous sessions have featured guest speakers Darius Rucker of Hootie & the Blowfish and Cary Ann Hearst of Shovels & Rope. [View a history of topics and speakers.]
The College’s arts management major offers students who are musicians or interested in music management the opportunity to pursue a music industry concentration, with courses like Introduction to the Music Industry, Legal Aspects of the Entertainment Industry, Music in the Marketplace, History of the Recording Industry, and more. For information visit artsmgmt.cofc.edu or call (843) 953-6301.