October 10 @ 12:00 PM| Free
Gregory Brown — director of Pink Noise Agency, artist representative for the award-winning Aizuri Quartet and Shenandoah Conservatory alumnus — speaks to students as part of MUPP 221: The Entrepreneurial Artist. Brown, and the artists he represents, are doing work at the cutting edge and changing how audiences engage with classical music. During his session, Brown will share his history and experience as an artist manager and how he created his own agency in the midst of the pandemic. He will also discuss and answer questions about effective marketing, branding and management strategies for young musicians entering the music industry today.
This guest speaker event, which is part of Performing Arts Live and The Entrepreneurial Artist course, is open to all Shenandoah Conservatory students. Seating is limited. Priority seating for students enrolled in MUPP 221: The Entrepreneurial Artist.
About Gregory Brown
Gregory Brown ’12 (Bachelor of Music in Composition) is an arts professional with ten years experience in artist management. Prior to forming Pink Noise Agency, he worked at Kirshbaum Associates and Boosey & Hawkes.
Having worked closely with great artists such as the Danish String Quartet, Midori, Steve Reich and David T. Little, he brings to the agency experience in traditional classical music and contemporary music practices.
He currently represents trailblazing contemporary artists such as Aizuri Quartet, Allison Loggins-Hull, Roomful of Teeth and Owls. Through a partnership with the underground electronic outfit Surefire Agency he also looks after Space Afrika, Barker, Debit and Carmen Villain.
Brown holds a bachelor’s degree in composition from Shenandoah University and loves baking, science fiction and being outside.
Don’t miss Aizuri Quartet in concert at Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall on Tuesday, October 11 at 7:30PM!
Shenandoah Conservatory believes the arts have the power to do more than just entertain — they transform, enlighten and enrich our lives. This is why we engage audiences well beyond our stages to create a more vibrant, dynamic and connected community.
Check out our artsengage! lineup throughout the year for unique and special opportunities to engage with our artists! Join us for open rehearsals, pre-concert lectures, post-performance Q&As, workshops, masterclasses, receptions and other special events.