Kevin Ray Coming Back to Campus in Fall
Kevin Ray, MMP alumnus and bass player in Walk the Moon is coming back to campus in the fall to be one of the featured guest lecturers in "Surviving the Music Business: Insights from Active Professionals" (MUSC299X-2), a special 2-hour course taught Wednesday nights from 5:00–7:00 p.m. Take this opportunity to get practical music industry information while earning guided specialization credits for the MMP degree. The class will be organized by Dan Porter. Kevin will be there for 5 of the weeks, the other classes will feature other speakers from the community.
The MMP department's own Internet streaming station, Middletown Radio, is on the air! Our mission is to promote new music from the midwest and share what's being performed and recorded in the School of Music.
Get to know us at http://middletownmusic.org/radio and leave voicemail at (765) 280-2255 with news, comments, music reviews, jokes, or anything else you'd like to say on the show and we may put add you to the broadcast. Email your comments and blog content to firstname.lastname@example.org. Let Dr. Willey know if you'd like to be part of the administration or programming of the station.
Submit your own music, and invite other musicians to do the same.
Click the triangle to tune in:
GearFest 2016 was bigger and better than ever before. Over 12,000 people visited displays from 475+ manufacturers.
Sweetwater's new pavilion was constructed to accommodate their 1000+ employees for meetings and to use for concerts. It was the site for parties in the evening on Friday for vendors and Saturday for the public. Sweetwater is also considering building an amphitheater for large events.
Jordan Rudess demonstrated another expressive instrument, the Roli keyboard.
Mark your calendar for June 23–24 2017 for next year's GearFest.