Educator Ambassadors



MLC Educator Ambassadors

The professionals listed below are committed to inspiring and educating the next generation of music industry professionals and creators. Among the many things they teach, they have committed to helping spread the word on their campuses and local communities about The MLC and the important work we do.

Carl Anderson, Director of Music Industry Studies (Bradley University)

Dae Bogan, Lecturer, Music Industry (Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA)*

Enrique Castellanos, Adjunct Professor (Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico)

Dr. Mark Crawford, Coordinator of Commercial Music, Professor of Music (Tennessee State University)

Susan L. Dodes M.A., Faculty, Music Business (Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University)

Serona Elton, Esq., Professor of Music Industry and Program Director (Frost School of Music, University of Miami)*

Melissa Ferrick, Professor of the Practice (Northeastern University)

David Garcia, Director of Music Business Education (ICON Collective)

Todd M. Gascon, Associate Professor (California Jazz Conservatory)

Monika Herzig, Senior Lecturer (O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University)

Dan G. Hodges Jr., Associate Professor (College of Arts and Media, University of Colorado Denver)

Paul R. Kwant, Assistant Professor/Program Director, Music and Entertainment Business (Ferris State University)

Eric Lagrimas, Assistant Professor, Music Business (Music & Entertainment Learning Experience, Honolulu Community College/University of Hawaii)

Valerie Lovely, Associate Professor of Music Business Management (Berklee College of Music)

Jordan Mafi, Music Business Instructor (ICON Collective)

Monika “Monique” Mason, Course Director (Full Sail University)

Sean O'Connor, Professor of Law & Faculty Director, C-IP2 (George Mason University)

Alby Odum, Instructor, Digital Audio Recording Arts (DARA) (University of St. Francis)

Joe Rapolla, Department Chair, Music & Theater Arts (Monmouth University)

John Redmond, Assistant Professor of Practice in Music Industry (Frost School of Music, University of Miami)

Dan Siegel, Music Faculty (MiraCosta College)

Judy Tint, Esq., Clinical Associate Professor of Music Business (Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University)

Darko Velichkovski, Music Industry Program Director (School of Music, West Virginia University)

Kim L. Wangler, Director of Music Industry Studies (Appalachian State University)

Shawn David Young, Director of Music Industry Studies (York College of Pennsylvania)

*These MLC Educator Ambassadors are also staff members at The MLC