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Front Row: BMG Internship

Meet Desiree Sokolgz, a rising young professional who connected with Music Forward and landed an internship at BMG. Take cues from her inspiring journey, learn about her career-fueling internship, and explore what it is like [...]

Front Row: Fall Programs

We were curious to hear what our participants have thought about our fall programming, therefore we asked our alum Heather Howard, a junior at Middle Tennessee State University, if she would share her experience with [...]

Front Row: All Access Fest 2021

Youth participants representing over 100 cities from around the world registered for and attended this year's All Access Fest, and it would not have been possible without the support of our volunteers, over 100 music [...]

Front Row: Sony “Beyond the Instrument” in Nashville

September has been a month to remember and I can't believe that it's coming to an end. A big part of what has made it so memorable has been the role of host and moderator [...]

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 [...]
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