March 20, 2014
The NYU Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music will host a one-day festival April 10 designed to inspire and educate students who wish to become entrepreneurs and innovators in the music industry. The festival, known as RECESS, is sponsored by WIN Music and backed by a roster of noteworthy investors that include Mark Cuban and Stephanie LaFera. The NYU RECESS festival will include a full schedule of innovative events aimed at giving young entrepreneurs the tools and direction they need to realize their dream of launching a business.
“In addition to artistic excellence, The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music (NYU) puts heavy emphasis on entrepreneurship, which we believe is a critical component to success in today’s music world,” said Jeff Rabhan, Chair of the NYU Tisch Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. “RECESS is the perfect tie-in, since it brings the same philosophies and ideals we teach in the classroom to life, and it gives our students access to the top start ups and entrepreneurs in the industry.”
The event is part of RECESS’s nationwide campus tour, which brings together successful entrepreneurs, new startups, and a musical performance for a full day of entertainment, learning, and career building. Speakers and panelists will include ONE Co-Founder Cory Levy, Chair of the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music Jeff Rabhan, renowned music laywer Ed Shapiro, and Miki Agrawal, #1 best selling author and Co-Founder of THINX.
“RECESS curates the best day of college by bringing together successful entrepreneurs, the coolest new startups and the hottest acts in music to campuses across the country,” said RECESS Co-Founder Jack Shannon. “Our mission is to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs that will change the landscape of tomorrow’s businesses.”
While at NYU, RECESS will present the following day of events:
RECESS is open to the entire NYU community and is free of charge with an RSVP at https://www.eventfarm.com/RecessNYU.
For more information on the Idea Pitch Competition & to submit your pitch, visit: http://bit.ly/RecessPitch.
To purchase tickets for the concert, visit: http://bit.ly/RecessNYU_Tix.
About the NYU Tisch Clive Davis Institute
The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music provides professional business and artistic training toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree for students who aspire to succeed as creative entrepreneurs in the music industry. The program bears the name of its chief patron and advisor, Clive Davis. For more information, visit www.clivedavisinst.tisch.nyu.edu. Follow us on twitter at @clivedavisinst.
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