Music Business

MUSIC BUSINESS FACULTY

 

6e4b8f5921e9f60db6f63976d3d4a007_largeDr. Jason McKinney

Music Business Chair
Professor of Music Business

jasonmckinney@visible.edu
901.381.3939

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

Ed.D. Leadership and Professional Practice, Trevecca Nazarene University
M.B.A. Business Administration, Trevecca Nazarene University
B.A. Management and Human Relations, Trevecca Nazarene University
A.S. Music Performance, Vincennes University

 

BIO:

Jason is a two time nationally signed recording artist and brings a unique business savvy to both his own career and the classroom. As an international recording artist himself, Jason won 4 Independent Country Music awards in 2014. Those awards included Overall Country Artist of the Year, Best Americana/Folk Artist, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year. Dr. McKinney is the type of musician who is quickly becoming the face of the new music business: a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, and a business entrepreneur with the skills, knowledge and vision to blaze the trail to profitability in the new music business.

 

10329311_10152195141533925_2695470328313190995_nDavid Bunker

Adjunct Professor of Music Business, Chicago campus

david.bunker@visible.edu

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

M.A. Communications & Journalism, Wheaton College
M.A. Biblical Literature, Olivet Nazerene University
B.A. English, Olivet Nazerene University

 

BIO:

David Bunker has spent the last 25 years in the publishing, music and PR industry, specifically in the areas of media relations, communication strategies, event promotion, and direct-to-consumer marketing. He was instrumental in both launching & managing platinum-recording artist, Sixpence None the Richer. David carries a special interest in the emergence of new communities around social media, actual geographical locations, and the ever-expanding conversation taking place through global networks. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Wheaton College.

 

PAN-Cogbill-CindyCindy Cogbill-Taylor

Adjunct Professor of Music Business, Memphis campus

cindy@visible.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

M.B.A. (in progress), University of Memphis
B.A. Political Science, University of Memphis

 

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT:
  • TEFL Certification and Practicum, University of W. Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic
  • 2014-Current Programming and Marketing Director for Levitt Shell
  • 2005-2014 Co-conference Director & Operations Manager for Folk Alliance International