Label Executive Decides to Teach the Business of Music

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Music Seminar Coming to Los Angeles



Leota Blacknor

Phone: (212) 465-3392

Label Executive Decides to Teach the Business of Music

Los Angeles, CA --April 1, 2003 -– Many of us see the music business as just a glamorous form of entertainment. Leota Blacknor, former General Manager of Ruff Ryders Records, knows it is something more – a business. Biz-Muzic, an academic and tutorial platform, highlights the key elements of various departments of an independent and/or major record label.

Given by an industry executive with extensive experience, the course takes you behind the scenes of the music industry and gives an in-depth look at the business side of music. The course dissects the guidelines often used to launch recording artists in all genres. Incorporated in the course are a variety of guest speakers, experts in their respective fields (i.e., Publicity, Marketing, A&R, etc.) and high profile record executives.

The course also includes marketing and promotion plans, powerpoint presentations, worksheets and a variety of compiled data to be distributed throughout the course. There will also be a comprehensive interactive workshop during the final class session.

Biz-Muzic is an ideal course for college students as well as those already in the music industry that are seeking to progress. This course will undoubtedly equip the learner with insightful information that will enable them to be on a level playing field with various entities.

The course is a necessary tool in educating individuals in the business of music and the function of a record company. Biz-Muzic will be holding its Los Angeles Seminar on June 14 and 15, 2003 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel located at 1755 N. Highland Avenue, Hollywood, California 90028. For registration information please contact Leota Blacknor @ (212) 465-3392 or log on to


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