Vatterott College and Nelly’s ex’Treme Institute Announce Speaker Series

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Vatterott College ex’treme Institute by Nelly-St. Louis is sponsoring a speaker series beginning March 1 to help educate aspiring musicians and producers about how to break into today’s music industry.

Vatterott College ex’treme Institute by Nelly-St. Louis is sponsoring a speaker series beginning March 1 to help educate aspiring musicians and producers about how to break into today’s music industry. Speakers will provide tips on how to be successful in a music career, whether as a producer, engineer, singer or songwriter.

The first event in the series will feature Kandi Burruss and Phaedra Parks, co-stars on the popular reality show, “Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Aside from being well-known TV stars, both women have extensive experience in the entertainment field and will share their perspectives on the entertainment industry, the music industry, and living in the spotlight. Burruss is a Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter, known for her work with music groups such as Xscape and TLC. She has experience in many facets of the industry, working for other artists as well as recording and touring to promote her solo album. Parks is an entertainment attorney and served as a legal analyst for NBC and Fox News during the recent case involving Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray. In 2010, Parks was recognized by the Atlanta Business League as one of Atlanta’s Top Women of Influence.

The March 1 event will be held at the Lumiere Place Casino Theater Room from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person and include light appetizers. A limited number of VIP seats are available for $55. To purchase tickets online, visit http://www.eibynelly.com. For more information call (314-657-4444).

Vatterott College ex’treme Institute by Nelly, a new music production school in St. Louis, allows students to gain real life experience working alongside artists, producers and engineers in the music industry. The 9,000-square foot facility houses a recording studio, a music engineering space, and a design studio in which students can work on creating album covers and other music related artwork. Students can create their own schedule, choosing from the available courses. The courses are designed for all types of music genres.

About Vatterott College ex’treme Institute by Nelly

Founded in 2011 by Vatterott College and St. Louis native Nelly, the school is dedicated to providing those passionate about music with skills and education to extend their knowledge of recording engineering, production and design. Students get hands-on training and the opportunity to work alongside artists, producers and engineers in today’s music industry. To learn more, please visit http://www.eibynelly.com.

About Vatterott College

Vatterott College has been dedicated to providing quality career training to students seeking the necessary skills to advance in their field since 1969. Vatterott, with its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, offers education in high-demand fields. Diploma, associate and bachelor degrees are offered in advanced trade industries and computer technology, with 25 locations, as well as an online division, across ten states. To learn more, please visit http://www.vatterott.edu.

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