Join the Songwriting Department on Friday, October 16 at 1:30p.m. in 1140/ 1A as Benjamin Groff talks about current trends in song writing, screens student song submissions, and then does a short Q&A on the music business. This incredible opprotunity to hear, from a leader in the industry, what publishers are looking for. Don't miss out!
Benjamin Groff is the Executive Vice President of Kobalt Music Publishing in Los Angeles. After working for 10 years between BMG and EMI, in 2006, Groff moved over to Kobalt Music Publishing, where 10 years ago he opened up the LA office. Known as one of the best song pluggers in the industry, he is actively involved in signing the best up-and-coming artists, writers, and producers, as well as setting up collaborations and securing some of the biggest cuts in the world. His signings include Ryan Tedder, Kelly Clarkson, The Lumineers, Cirkut, Grimes, SOPHIE, Ariel Rechtshaid, LMFAO, City and Colour, Greg Kurstin, Ariel Pink, and Lindy Robbins. Benjamin attended Berklee, where he was a dual major in Performance and Songwriting.