New offering for upcoming December graduates – Last Minute Sessions.


December 2014 Graduates –

On Tuesday, November 11th from 5-6:00pm in the Vince Gill Room, the Curb College will bring in industry professionals to give you last minute advice for your job search.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet someone new, to learn more about your area of interest, AND to be better prepared for life after Belmont.

You must RSVP here.

Questions? Email tish.stewart@belmont.edu



Advanced Skillshop – Pitching, Publishing & Catalog Management 101 with Songspace – THIS FRIDAY


The second session of this 3 part series is this Friday, the 24th @ 10am in Massey 109.

Learn from tech startup Songspace how catalog management and creative teams work. In this session you'll learn everything from working in A&R, pitching music, registering songs with PROs to marketing music to film & TV music supervisors.  Songspace's business product is used by companies like Secret Road Music Services (Los Angeles), mtheory (NYC) and 2 Chord Georgia Music (Nashville).

Friday, October 24th @ 10am – Massey 109

Friday, November 7th @ 10am – Massey 109

We hope to see you there!


Extras needed for a video shoot – TOMORROW (Wednesday, the 22nd)

Video shoot this Wednesday from 11:45am - 3pm and need extras. It's at Paradise Park for artist J.R. Moore. Should be a lot of fun!

Students/alumni/faculty are all welcome!  Ask for Elise,Tyler, or Hilary when you arrive.


If you happen to be working on your resume over fall break…

This is a great article for those of you needing additional resume tips.

Happy Fall Break!

As always - let me know if I can help in any way.

Tish Stewart - Career Development Specialist for the Curb College


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SOLIDCHAT with Producer, Writer, and Engineer, Scott Gerow.

SOLID University Outreach Committee invites you to join us on Twitter for the first ever #SOLIDCHAT on Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00pm CST. We will be interviewing producer, writer, and engineer and SOLID Alumni, Scott Gerow about his experience in the sync world. He has produced music for and placed songs in How I Met Your Mother, Army Wives, Prison Break, Sons of Anarchy, Burn Notice, Saving Grace and many more.
Use the hashtag #SOLIDCHAT to join!

Here's the Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/550978401714622/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming&sid_reminder=7443109694685577216


Submit your songs to SONY/ATV Music Publishing | All Access Belmont Curb College

Sony/ATV Music Publishing - All Access Belmont Curb College

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 1, 2014 – As part of an effort to connect students with industry professionals, The Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University has partnered with Sony/ATV Music Publishing for the “All Access” program which gives students a pathway to share their talent and work with the world’s leading music publisher and gives the Sony/ATV team the opportunity to discover potential talent at Belmont University.

Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville President and CEO Troy Tomlinson said, “We make a real point at Sony/ATV of being part of the community in Nashville and this new partnership with Belmont is a great example of that. We know the University is overflowing with talented students and by launching the All Access program we will now have a direct way to identify them so we can help them to reach their full potential. This is all about uncovering the next generation of songwriters and artists.”

Through the program, students will have the opportunity to have two songs reviewed by the Sony/ATV Music Publishing Creative Team. The Creative Team will then select a limited number of students to perform their songs live for the SONY/ATV team during showcases held each semester.   After the live performances, the SONY/ATV team will extend an invitation to a limited number of students to experience "a day in the Sony/ATV studio with an engineer.” 

 James I. Elliott, Chair of Songwriting in the Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, added, “This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to have their music heard by Troy Tomlinson and his Creative Team. We look forward to the process and have high hopes that Sony ATV Music Publishing will discover some future hit makers at Belmont.” ...read the rest of the press release here.

Any student in the Curb College may submit 2 songs to the email address provided by Sony/ATM Music Publishing.
Details for delivery of music is described below:

  • Songs must be submitted via YouTube links to Allaccess.belmont@sonyatv.com
  • Each submission must include complete information on the student(s) in the video including name of each person in video, complete song information and contact information.
  • Songs may be original or covers of published songs that have not been released as radio singles.
  • A representative from Sony/ATV Music Publishing will contact those students they wish to see perform live
  • Deadline for submissions: November 15, 2014

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Entry Point Roundtable with Crush Music/I.R.S Records Nashville

Join the Entry Point Roundtable at Crush Music/I.R.S Records on Tuesday, October 28th.

The office of Crush Music and I.R.S. Records Nashville houses a management company and record label all under one roof.

Crush is based in New York City, with a management roster than includes Train, Fall Out Boy, Sia, and Butch Walker.  Crush Music opened in Nashville in 2011 and is home to Warner Music Nashville artist Ashley Monroe, and our very own I.R.S. Records Nashville duo Striking Matches.

I.R.S. (International Record Syndicate) Records originally launched in 1979 and featured releases from bands such as the Go-Go's, R.E.M., and Black Sabbath. The newly revived, I.R.S. Records Nashville is an independent label formed by Caroline, a division of Capitol Music Group. The label signed its first act, Striking Matches, in the spring of 2014, to be followed by solo artist Marc Scibilia and female duo Muddy Magnolias.

This series is designed for 10-12 students to network with leading industry professionals in an intimate and engaging environment while experiencing the culture of the company. The event will be held at Crush/I.R.S. on Tuesday, October 28th from 4pm – 5:30pm. The space is limited, so the first 12 to RSVP will be able to attend.

RSVP today to Lori.bumgarner@belmont.edu with your top 3 questions for Crush/I.R.S.


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