USC Annenberg and Wasserman Music Present: Connecting the dots for careers: The anatomy of an artist’s team

Friday, October 6, 2023

2:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. PT

Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), The Forum

Manager, label executive, publicist, agent, brand partner. It takes a village of effective communicators to support the biggest names in music. In this collaborative event series (created by a USC Annenberg parent!), meet and gain behind-the-scenes insights from business leaders in the music industry who help meaningfully connect artists to their fan base and learn how students can carve a path into these fields. Conversation to be moderated by award-winning music scholar, cultural historian and USC’s inaugural Vice Provost for the Arts Josh Kun

Guest speakers: 

  • Kenny Beats, Artist/Producer
  • Mike Power, Music Manager at Blood Company
  • Lee Anderson, EVP for Wasserman Music
  • Taylor Testa, VP of A&R at Universal Music Publishing Group (USC Alumna)
  • Dylan Johnson, Music Manager at Blood Company