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Business of Music

  • Flour City Station 170 East Avenue Rochester, NY, 14604 United States (map)

Business of Music is Rochester’s premier panel discussion and networking event about the MUSIC INDUSTRY for new musicians, seasoned musicians or anyone looking to make it in the music business!

Industry experts will discuss:

  • Business Operations
  • Copyright & Royalties
  • Music Industry Trends
  • Networking – music business is all about connections.

Featured Panelist

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Clayton Reilly

  • 3 time GRAMMY nominated Writer and Music Producer
  • Soul Train Award Winner
  • Professional Trumpet player
  • Worked with artists such as John Legend, Corinne Bailey Rae, Stevie Wonder, Kanye West etc.
  • Co-producer on John Legend's first ever number #1 hit on the Billboard charts "Tonight (best you ever had)" 
  • Co-producer on Ne-Yo's "RED" album, including the song "Forever Now"

Eric Nicks

  • Founder of Alpine Music Group
  • Founder of R&B Live NY
  • Vice President of A&R at Def Jam
  • Sr. Vice President of A&R at Sony Records
  • Sr. VP of A&R at Universal Motown Records


It was an incredible opportunity to learn from and network with some of the Music Industry’s most innovative and successful producers/writers/business moguls!

Later Event: November 20
Maxfield Music Student Fall Recital