Journal of the
Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association
Volume 12, Number 1 (2012)

Published with Support


        The MEIEA Journal is published annually by the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA) in order to increase public awareness of the music industry and to foster music business education.

    The MEIEA Journal provides a scholarly analysis of technological, legal, historical, educational, and business trends within the music industry and is designed as a resource for anyone currently involved or interested in the music industry. Topics include issues that affect music industry education and the music industry such as curriculum design, pedagogy, technological innovation, intellectual property matters, industry-related legislation, arts administration, industry analysis, and historical perspectives. The MEIEA Journal is distributed to members of MEIEA, universities, libraries, and individuals concerned with the music industry and music business education.

    Ideas and opinions expressed in the MEIEA Journal do not necessarily reflect those of MEIEA. MEIEA disclaims responsibility for statements of fact or opinions expressed in individual contributions.

    Permission for reprint or reproduction must be obtained in writing and the proper credit line given.

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The MEIEA Journal (ISSN: 1559-7334)
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Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association
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Editorial Advisory Board

Bruce Ronkin, Northeastern University
Wesley Bulla, Belmont University
Timothy Channell, Radford University
Brian Gaber, Florida State University
Sally Gross, University of Westminster
Michael Johnson, Berklee College of Music
Kristél Pfeil Kemmerer, Belmont University
David Kopplin, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Sean McClowry, The College of Saint Rose
Gene Perla, Lehigh University
Lyn Schenbeck, Central Educational Center: A College and Career
David Schreiber, Belmont University
Marcy Rauer Wagman, Wagman Dickman, LLC
Kim L. Wangler, Appalachian State University
Shawn Young, Clayton State University

MEIEA Sponsors

NARM.jpgNARM advances the promotion, marketing, distribution,
and sale of music and entertainment by providing its
members with a forum for diverse meeting and networking
opportunities, information, and education to support
their businesses, as well as advocating for their common
interests. www.narm.com

SESAC is a performing rights organization with headquarters
in Nashville and offices in New York, Los Angeles,
Atlanta, Miami, and London. www.sesac.com