Wasserman Music and Howard University Launch Entertainment Accelerator Program

Wasserman Music – an industry leader in the representation of world-class artists – announced the second iteration of its Entertainment Accelerator Experience. The intensive music business education program will be hosted this year at Howard University in Washington, DC, one of the nation’s foremost historically Black colleges and universities. 

This initiative is the latest of many commitments Wasserman Music has made via their partnership with Color of Change and their #ChangeMusic platform. Following the success and impact of the inaugural Music Accelerator program at Tennessee State University, Howard University reached out to Wasserman Music Wasserman Music to be involved in the next Music Accelerator program, which seemed like a natural fit based on its reputation for excellence and its existing student pipeline to the film industry. The Music Accelerator Program at Howard University will help curate the same level of achievement for students in the music industry. 

For The Music Accelerator Program at Howard University, Wasserman Music has planned a 10-week curriculum, running from January 25th to February 24th and March 13th to April 17th, 2023. 

Over the course of 10 weeks, 30-60 participating Howard University students will be provided with a rigorous curriculum covering various facets of the music industry, including management, talent buying, tour promotions, songwriting, publishing and more. 

The program will feature guest lectures from music industry executives and thought leaders, plus internship placements for students considering careers in the Music, Musical Theatre, Film & TV, and broader entertainment industry. 

For more information on Howard University, Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts, Arts Management, Production & Administration area, contact Area Coordinator Prof. Robin Harris: [email protected]