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)

Odie Blackmon, Associate Professor of Recording Industry (Middle Tennessee State University)

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

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

Michelle Conceison, Associate Professor of Music Business (Middle Tennessee State University)

Steven Corn, Adjunct Professor (Los Angeles College of Music)

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

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

Scott K Durbin, Assistant Professor & Coordinator of the Music Business Program (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

Serona Elton, 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)

David Herlihy, Professor, Coordinator Music Industry Program, College of Arts Media & Design (Northeastern University and Northeastern University School of Law)

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)

Shalom " J.Storm" Miller, Music Education Program Manager (National Museum of African American Music) and Teacher (Richman Music School)

Warren G. Mize, Director, Patterson Center for the Performing Arts (East Central Independent School District)

Jessica Muñiz-Collado, Assistant Professor of Music Business (University of North Texas)

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)

Christopher Reali, Associate Professor of Music (Industry) (Ramapo College of New Jersey)

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

Bruce Ronkin, Professor of Music Industry Studies (College of Arts, Media and Design, Northeastern University)

Dan Siegel, Music Faculty (MiraCosta College)

John L. Simson, Program Director, Business & Entertainment Program (Kogod School of Business, American University)

Andrew Surmani, Professor, Music Industry Studies Graduate Coordinator, Master of Arts in Music Industry Administration Program (California State University, Northridge)

Judy Tint, 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