Sunday, November 17, 2019

Front and Center

Front and Center: #SheRocksIt Panel and Showcase – Nashville 2019

(photo credit: Ni'Ela Etheridge) The WiMN recently took downtown Nashville by storm with two electrifying events during the Summer NAMM conference. On Wednesday, July 17, The SheRocksIt Panel & Mixer was held in cooperation with Music Biz Besties and WeWork. A...

Front & Center: Dr. Kristin J. Lieb, Book Author, Professor, Industry Writer

By Leslie Buttonow Gender discrimination in the music industry is a topic frequently reported on at the WiMN. Very often, our Front and Center series offers advice from women in various corners of the industry on how they’ve personally handled...

Front & Center: Girls Rock Sacramento Teen Camp & Showcase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDWOQIRg_J4 By Myki Angeline Girls Rock Sacramento (GRS) recently completed another successful summer teen music camp and showcase. The 6 day camp took place at the Met high school, while the energetic showcase was held at the Ace of Spades venue...

Front & Center: Victoria Kühne, Artist, Entrepreneur, Producer, Director, And Street Wear Designer

By Myki Angeline Victoria Kühne is a multi-faceted entrepreneur and Grammy-nominated producer whose creativity reaches beyond music, to film, clothing, and the arts. Born and raised in Mexico, Victoria's exposure to music came at age 11 when her parents built...

Judy Schaefer, Director of Marketing, PRS Guitars

By Leslie Buttonow Most guitarists and guitar fans can probably identify an instrument made by PRS Guitars, even from afar – whether it’s by the brand’s signature finishes or their trademark bird-shaped inlays on the fretboard. For nearly 35 years,...

Front & Center: Lenise Bent, Recording Engineer, Producer & Mixer

By Brian Caples Recording engineer/producer Lenise Bent didn't always have plans to work in audio. In fact, she originally planned to pursue a career in film and TV production. However, those plans immediately changed the moment she set foot in...

Front & Center: Myrna Sislen, Owner of Middle C Music

By Leslie Buttonow For the past 17 years, Myrna Sislen has been the owner of Middle C Music in the Washington, DC area. Hers is a full-service music store serving beginner band students needing instrument rentals or repairs, up through...