Nancy Jones, the wife of George Jones, announced Monday that her family has established a scholarship fund at Middle Tennessee State University with the hope that it will become a living memorial to the country legend. Nancy made the announcement at a ceremony in Nashville to unveil a monument erected in honor of George Jones, who passed away April 26 at the age of 81.
Also read the department chair's tribute to George Jones' legacy here.
Have you considered working in the music industry? Are you looking for an audio production school, a music business school, or a commercial songwriting school? Now your dream can be realized with Middle Tennessee State University's Department of Recording Industry. With this degree you will be well-qualified to work for a record company, recording studio, talent agency, music publisher or manufacturer, tour production and booking, live sound production or any other field associated with the music industry.
Middle Tennessee State University boasts the largest audio production and music business program of any school in the nation. The Department of Recording Industry offers concentrations in music business, audio production and technology, and commercial songwriting. In addition to the undergraduate music business, audio production and technology, and commercial songwriting concentrations, the department offers a graduate program in Recording Arts and Technologies.
A qualified and knowledgeable faculty and staff, cutting-edge facilities, real-world applications, and a fantastic community of peers are just part of what makes this program unique, respected, and renowned. If you want the opportunity to work in the music industry and strive to be a cut above the rest, Middle Tennessee State University's Department of Recording Industry is exactly what you are looking for.
"Middle Tennessee State University--located in the surprisingly hip Murfreesboro, Tennessee,--boasts one of the preeminent music business programs in the country."
-Schools That Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide
"The faculty is impressive and first rate..The program is excellent...The students and faculty are enthusiastic."
-Society of Professional Audio Recording Services (SPARS)
Latest News(more news here)
MFA graduate featured in Rolling Stone
MFA graduate Paul Zimmerman-Clayton is featured in a recording session with singer Ashley Monroe. Click here to see the video in Rolling Stone..
Bobby Owsinski Clinics
Author/Producer Bobby Owsinski will be giving two clinics at the MassComm building on Thursday 3/28. Click here for details..
CAREER AND INTERNSHIP FAIR
The annual MTSU Career and Internship Fair is this Thursday.
Professor John Dougan Writes New Book
Professor John Dougan has written a new book about the African American quintet the Prisonaires, a 1950s one-hit wonder comprised of prison inmates. Find out more about his new book from the Nashville Scene and by clicking the picture below.
Mike Alleyne -- The Encylopedia of Reggae
Professor Mike Alleyne recently published a new book on the history of reggae.
Ableton Live Clinic on Oct. 4th
Ableton will be holding a clinic for Ableton Live on October 4th. click here for more details.
MTSU Students Win Grand Prize at 2012 Shure Competition
MTSU students Taylor Bray, Jeff Braun and Grant Hartford won the Grand Prize at the 2012 Shure Competition. Click here to meet the students and find out more information.
Erin Enderlin's Debut Album Receives Positive Reviews
Congratulations to a former MTSU student on debut album successRead more
Ian Rogers, CEO of Topspin
Ian will be a Guest Lecturer and Instructor at MTSU's Recording Inudstry Department on Thursday, November 10th.Read more
George S. Clinton visits MTSU
Film composer George S. Clinton, the man behind the music of "Mortal Kombat." "The Santa Clause 2" and the "Austin Powers" film series, will share his expertise with MTSU.Read more
RCA Recording Artist Chris Young once walked the halls of MTSU
Come to Bluesboro on the Murfreesboro Square Tuesday, July 12th and hear former MTSU student Chris Young's new album NEON.Read more
Grammy Winner, Professor John Hill
Congratulations to Professor John Hill, who won a Grammy for "Best Engineered Album, Classical." Other MTSU alumni also won Grammy awards.