Title/Position: Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Music Business & Entertainment IndustriesProfile:
John Redmond is an assistant professor of professional practice in the Department of Music Business & Entertainment Industries at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. He is a 30-year veteran of the international music industry and has held executive positions in a number of multi-national music companies including: Vice President, Universal Music Publishing (Canada), Vice President, PolyGram Music Publishing (Canada) and Managing Director, Rondor Music (Canada). John has served on the Boards of Directors of important music trade organizations and associations; some include CMRRA/Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency, FACTOR/Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Record CMPA/Canadian Music Publishers Association SOCAN/Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada CSHF/Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Along with these organizations, John’s directorships and executive music publishing positions have cemented important personal and working relationships with many international organizations including ASCAP/American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, BMI/Broadcast Music, Inc., SESAC, PRS/Performing Rights Society, The Harry Fox Agency and virtually all of the major music publishers. He has been published in various trade magazines and been a featured speaker at music trade organizations, universities and colleges.
John himself is a former songwriter, recording artist and performer with numerous albums to his credit. Consequently, he has an affinity with the songwriter and artist. He coupled this creative affinity with the skills, expertise and experience of the music business to form his Miami based company Publish This, Inc. in 2004. Among other services, this company specializes in music publishing, copyright management issues and royalty recovery. Thru Publish This, Inc. Johnís advice and expertise have been sought and relied upon by some of the world’s best-known songwriters, recording artists, producers and managers, record companies and music publishers.