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Front Row: Guns N’ Roses at Banc of California Stadium

Welcome to the jungle! Or rather... welcome to load-in day! Last week, in partnership with Live Nation’s Promoter Rep Ron Chamberlain offered, some lucky young members of our community received a behind-the-scenes look at what [...]

Front Row: Derin Lawal

We recently had the opportunity to catch-up with New York University rising senior, Derin Lawal who recently participated in a virtual apprenticeship with our partner Primary Wave. Learn more about his experience below.  I first [...]

Front Row: Office Hours

This year, we partnered with Columbia College Chicago for our Office Hours Career Development series where students from Columbia College and other aspiring young professionals joined the music industry readiness series that provides exclusive access [...]

Front Row: Walking Through Intention

When I kicked off 2020, I had no idea that I would be pivoting my career from a touring artist, with a schedule booked into early winter, into a founder of an initiative aiming to [...]

Front Row: Virtual Internship

Since March our Music Forward internships, like all our programming, have been virtual.  Social Media Marketing Intern, Kaylei Grijalva, shares her current internship experience.  Participating in a virtual internship was never something that I saw [...]

Front Row: Charles Kawata

Over the last month, our fall interns have joined Music Forward in our mission and work. We asked Programs Intern, Charles Kawata, to tell us what inspired him to use his major in Business Analytics [...]

Front Row: The Impact of Music Forward Programs

As we kick-off our fall season of programs we invited Music Forward alum and former intern, Mariam Boyadjian, a senior at California State University Northridge, to share with us how the Music Forward experience is [...]

Front Row: Artist Development Workshop-Songwriting

In our weekly Artist Development workshops, we provide young artists access to learning resources, industry expert insights and tips to help the next generation of artists explore and amplify their voices. For our latest "Songwriting [...]

Front Row: For the Culture – A Conversation with Trailblazers in Black Music

This month we launched a new digital series within our Industry Sessions titled, “For the Culture” where we further explore the trends, history, and paths of the diverse trailblazers within the entertainment industry. We asked [...]

Front Row: Career Development Workshops

As a recent college graduate, it is easy to get discouraged about career opportunities in this COVID-19 world. It sometimes feels that there no longer are any opportunities out there, especially when it comes to [...]
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