Facilities and Resources

The Music Business/Management Resource Center

This information clearinghouse is home to about a dozen high-profile music business periodicals and a database archive of approximately 2,500 of the most relevant articles from these publications. The center also houses a collection of books, computer materials, and videos related to music business/management and related course work.

Music Business/Management Events

Each year the Music Business/Management Department sponsors the Zafris Lecture, an afternoon clinic and reception with a prominent member of the music business community. Past participants have included Mark Goldstein, senior vice president of business affairs at Warner Brothers Records in Los Angeles; Terri Rossi, vice president of marketing at BMG Distribution; Tom Sturges, president of Chrysalis Music in Los Angeles; and Karl Bruhn, director of the American Music Conference in Los Angeles.

Additional Resources

  • The Music Business/Management Department has full use of the Professional Education Division Technology Lab, a 22-workstation classroom and laboratory equipped with word processing, database, and spreadsheet software to meet diverse music business/management needs.
  • Berklee founded a nonprofit, student-run record label in 1995 called Heavy Rotation Records. Its goal is to give music business students the opportunity to get real-world record industry experience. Recent graduates have landed jobs with such record companies as BMG, Universal, and Sony.

For further information about the MB/M Department, email mbm@berklee.edu or call 617-747-2152.