Indiana University’s Music Industry Networking Club (MINC), Union Board- Live from Bloomington, and Business Careers in Entertainment Club (BCEC) hosted the “Music in the Digital Age” symposium on November 10, 2012 at the Whittenberger Auditorium in the Indiana Memorial Union. A reception sponsored by SPEA Career Services preceded the final key note address by Nick Light (Nick Light Productions) with an after party at Café Django. The conference highlighted current music industry trends and featured speakers from all facets of the music industry.
Panel discussions included Music Careers in the 21st Century, featuring Indiana University faculty, and Current Issues in Media, featuring a former employee of Universal Music Group as well as representatives from WTTS and Rock Paper Scissors. Keynote speaker Nick Light has been working in the music industry since he was in school at Long Island University. He has orchestrated tours for The Who, AC/DC, Blink 182, The Eagles, Bon Jovi, and more, and has been affiliated with Sony, Warner Bros. Records, Irving Azoff Management, MCA Records, and Mercury Records. Has has worked in all facets of the industry including touring, production, and artist development.