Center for Creative Entrepreneurship Announces First Music Cohort

Posted By: Scott Fetters

After dedicated hours reviewing an incredible pool of applications, the Center for Creative Entrepreneurship is thrilled to kickstart its inaugural Music Cohort, a hybrid three-month program that cultivates next steps for independent artists to advance their professional practice.  Join us in welcoming the newest additions to the CCE family:

Jessica Garcia-Padua
Harley Reid
Naomi Graham
Kathleen Lieffers
Raphael Olivier
Julián Pujols Quall

These bright talents are set to embark on a journey of growth and development, guided by a dream team of industry experts, including:

Randy Chertkow - Making Money With Music
Celia Rose - What up Pitches
Janishia Jones- Encore Music Tech Solutions / So Saucy Records
Faith Anderson- DBC Brand
De Aundre Slater- The Digilogue
Martin Atkins - PPIM
Kelly Deasy-Outermost Agency
Jeff Becker - Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP

Through workshops, online courses, mentorship, and group conversations, participating artists will gain a deeper understanding of the professional skills and opportunities and build networks that will help them diversify income streams and thrive in their chosen career path. Participating artists will connect with established industry leaders from a variety of sectors including festival curators, entertainment lawyers, sync agents, branding and digital marketing experts, music tech specialists, successful career artists, producers and more.

At the end of the three-month venture, we're gearing up to showcase their exceptional talent with a live show!

This program further's CCE's commitment to empowering creatives at all levels with the skills, knowledge, and relationships necessary for business success and was made possible by the John E & Jeanne T Hughes Charitable Foundation.