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Friday, March 3 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Higher Education and Music Entrepreneurship LIMITED

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There’s increasing interest in higher education to teach entrepreneurship in music.  During this panel, you’ll learn about a new partnership between MSU Denver and the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), the Entrepreneurship Center for Music (ECM)  at UC Boulder, the School of Music at UNC, and LEAP Institute for the Arts at CSU.

Speakers
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Michael Alexander

Director, School of Music at the University of Northern Colorado
Michael Alexander is the Director of the School of Music at the University of Northern Colorado. From 2004-2015 he served as Director of Orchestras at Kennesaw State University and Music Director of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. He was also the Interim Director of the School of Music at KSU from 2013-2015. As a guest conductor he has conducted in Europe and at various places in the United States, including performances with the Central... Read More →
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Peggy Bruns

Director, Entrepreneurship Center for Music (ECM) at CU-Boulder
Peggy Bruns is an experienced flutist, educator, and administrator. She holds a master’s degree in music education and flute performance from CU-Boulder, and a bachelor’s degree in K-12 instrumental/vocal music education from Northern State University in South Dakota. Ms. Bruns has over twenty years of music teaching and adjudication experience, including private studio, public school, and university classroom. A two-time MTNA state... Read More →
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Kevin Nixon

President, Detroit Institute of Music Education
Kevin Nixon is the President of the Detroit Institute of Music Education, as well as DIME Online and Original 1265 Recordings. Responsibilities include overall business strategy and direction, expansion and development. He is the music business liaison to ensure that graduates are able to engage directly with the modern day music industry. He is responsible for all of DIME’s facilities and negotiates leases and building projects. Nixon works... Read More →
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Michael Seman

Michael Seman is Director of Creative Industries Research and Policy at the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts and Media. He received his doctorate in urban planning and public policy from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014 and his work primarily examines the intersection of the creative economy, entrepreneurship, and economic development on the urban landscape. He has taught at both the graduate and undergraduate levels... Read More →


Friday March 3, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Music District 639 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

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