Chestnut Hill College's Music Program and Beat Lab are happy to host award-winning music producer Rodney Whittenburg and Joe Augustine, noted movie composer for an educational and entertaining discussion about all things music business. You won't want to miss this event and chance to hear from these two well-known individuals.
Whittenberg is the founder of Melodyvision, where he works as a creative consultant by using his skills as a composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, engineer, filmmaker, and educator. Over the course of his career, he has composed music for more than 34 films, TV shows, and dance performances, including Anthony Bourdain’s show “A Cooks Tour” and the PBS documentary “The Camden 28.” He received a Regional Emmy Award for his score for the TV documentary “Mother Dot’s Philadelphia” and an award for Best Sound Design at the Terror Film Festival for the movie “Toll Taker.”
Whittenberg has served as a producer and an engineer on numerous albums, such as “Zones” by Philadelphia Percussion Project and “Naked World” by jazz vocalist Phyllis Chappell. He is also the creator and Co host host of “Music For The New Revolution,”. His credits as a filmmaker include the HBO Family segments “30x30: Kid Flicks” and WHYY’s “Wider Horizon.” He most recently co-produced the feature-length documentary “Caregivers: Their Passion, Their Pain,” which was featured on WHYY’s “Radio Times” and written about in The Guardian.
Joe Augustine is a music executive with over twenty years of experience. Tracing the progression of his career from professional musician to producer, A&R rep to manager and general manager, music supervisor to executive producer, he has a broad range of experience and an educated perspective on the inherent challenges in creating commerce from art with integrity. He believes
there is no formula for success and no place for formula in creative works. Each project must be approached as a unique creation and challenge requiring a unique solution to give it the life it deserves.
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