Professor Jeff Snyder, chair and professor of music and director of music business, moderated a panel with four other higher education recording and music business directors for the Millennium Music Conference. Snyder and his fellow faculty facilitated “A perspective of the future of the music industry: post pandemic by music educators.” The discussion centered on preparing music industry/recording students for a shifting post-COVID landscape.
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Professor Jeff Snyder, chair of the Music Department, director of the Music Business Program, and founder of VALE Music Group, will be honored with the “Educator of Note” award by the Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame. Snyder will be recognized during the hall’s Music Awards & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Whitaker Center Jan. 30, 2020, along with notable artists and acts such as Poison, Dan Hartman, The Sharks, and Robert Willie White of Motown’s Funk Brothers.
The 14th Annual VALE Media Industries Conference, which brings professionals from the music and digital communications industries to campus, will be held Nov. 18. Attendees experience the ins-and-outs of both industries, while having the opportunity to learn directly from current members. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite for the event. Admission is free for LVC students and $15 for non-LVC students. Also, come out to our crawl in historic Annville for a night of live music at multiple venues!
In addition, VALE is hosting its inaugural video contest during the conference through Without A Box, which is for student film makers or short makers from all over. Visit here to submit your video and please note there is a $10 submission fee.
Jeff Snyder, professor of music, director of music business, and director of the VALE music group, wrote an opinion piece, “Untimely Death: Still a Great Career Move,” that was published on Newsweek’s website June 17. Professor Snyder highlighted numerous instances in which a noted performer’s music sales increased, often significantly, after their deaths.