Our graduates are working in every different area of the industry – music publishing, record companies, music licensing, artist management, live music production, concert management, and intellectual property/entertainment law. The list below provides just a handful of examples we have recently gathered to share with you. If you are an alumni of our program, stay in touch with us by joining our LinkedIn group. Be sure that your profile indicates that you studied music business at the University of Miami.
Susie Dantzig (M.M. in MBEI, 2011) - Repertoire Data Management Specialist, SoundExchange. What I like most about my job is...that it that challenges me every day, I am making a tangible impact in the music industry, and I am utilizing what I learned in the Music Business program to successfully contribute to the organization.
Colin Trusedell (B.M. in MBEI, 2011) - Operations and Tour Manager for Blue Steel (one of two premiere contemporary music ensembles in the Air Force), United States Air Force Academy Band. What I like most about my job is...utilizing my business knowledge and musical skills I gained through my study at the University of Miami. My job is to perform concerts all throughout the United States while serving our country as a Tour Coordinator and musician in the Air Force.
Calli Goldstein (B.S. in Communication, MBEI Minor, 2011) - Executive Assistant to EVP, US Sales & Distribution, Sony Music Entertainment. What I like most about my job is...applying things I learned in school, to real life. There’s nothing more gratifying than feeling the benefits of your hard work pay off.
Philip Muellerschoen (B.M. in MBEI, 2010) - Marketing Coordinator, Columbia Records, Sony Music Entertainment. What I like most about my job is…working for some of the most talented artists in the world.
Brandon Becker (B.M. in MBEI, 2010) - Digital Sales Coordinator, Sony Music Entertainment. What I like most about my job is...having access to one of the most extensive music catalogs in the industry!
Jen Mozenter (B.M. in MBEI, 2009) - Digital Marketing Specialist, Columbia Records, Sony Music Entertainment. What I like most about my job is...building relationships with online partners (VEVO, Buzz Media, AOL, Perez Hilton, etc.) in an effort to increase placement of our digital content.
Jaime Hale (M.M. in MBEI, 2009) - Financial Analyst, Sony Music Nashville. What I like most about my job is…being around music and being able to analyze and study how money goes in and out of this company.
Sebastian Mourra (B.M. in MBEI, 2008) - Senior Manager, Product Development, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, a division of Universal Music Group. What I like most about my job is...the entrepreneurial atmosphere to create and execute innovative and exciting products in a fun and fast paced industry.
Moshe Adams (M.M. in MBEI, 2008) - Director of Grants and Legislative Affairs, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. What I like most about my job is...promoting the arts throughout the nation’s capital through grant funding.
Parker Smith (B.M. in MBEI, 2008) - Preschool Music Teacher, Opus One Music. What I like most about my job is...playing music everyday and encouraging tomorrow’s musicians.
Jesse Stoll (B.A. in Business Management, MBEI Minor, 2008) - Operations Coordinator, AEG Live SE. What I like most about my job is...the magic of seeing the lights shut off, the band hitting the stage and thousands of people screaming in an arena at the show that I put on.
Katherine Stimson (M.M. in MBEI, 2007) - Freelance live entertainment/event producer, K Stimson Events, LLC. What I like most about my job is...freedom. As a full-time freelancer, I choose which events and where I work. I’m based in Dallas, but work on events across the U.S.
Nicole Mirasola (B.M. in MBEI, 2007) - Administrative Aide, The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, NYU. What I like most about my job is…coordinating all of the department’s special events and guest speakers.
Jared B. Namm, Esq. (M.M. in MBEI, 2005; J.D., 2003) - Senior Legal Counsel, Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. What I like most about my job is...that there is never a dull moment, I get to provide legal and business advice in the Entertainment Industry.
Dominique Vincent (B.M. in MBEI, 2005) - Music Teacher. What I like most about my job is...sharing my love of music with children and helping them to lay a foundation for a lifelong love of music.
Eric Alexandrakis (M.M. in MBEI, 1996) - Owner/Composer/Musician/Producer, Minoan Music and Music Promotion, Inc. What I like most about my job is...being able to create music for a living, collaborating with top musicians, and musicians that have influenced my musical upbringing.
Serona Elton, Esq. (M.M. in MBEI, 1995; J.D., 2000) - Program Director and Assistant Professor, Frost School of Music - University of Miami. What I like most about my job is...the opportunity to help shape the future of the music industry by ensuring the next generation of professionals has a strong foundation of knowledge to build upon, and the real-world skills to develop and implement new ways of doing things.
Andrea Johnson (M.M. in MBEI, 1995) - Assistant Professor, Berklee College of Music. What I like most about my job is...working with world-renowned musicians who just happen to be my amazing colleagues and the opportunities I get to speak and perform in our Music Industry community.
Luis Ruiz (B.M. in MBEI, 1992; M.B.A., 2000) - Theatrical Venues Manager, Phoenix Convention Center. What I like most about my job is...the fact that I am doing what I love…every day!
George Grunditz (B.M. in MBEI, 1990) - Owner/Band Leader/Performer - Out Of Control Music. What I like most about my job is…bringing live music to diverse places, crowds, and events; “rock star moments”; and working for myself and the responsibility and freedom that comes with it.