Category Archives: Music

IPR Global Citizenship Class Organizes Successful Drive for Homeless Youth

Last month the IPR Global Citizenship class, taught by Aneesa Adams, organized Bridge to Music, a donation drive to collect musical instruments and related gear for The Bridge for Youth. The Bridge is a homeless shelter for teens in Minneapolis. The class gathered over $1,000 of instruments, gear, and learning materials to create a music
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IPR Students Organize Drive for Youth Shelter

This month the IPR Global Citizenship class is organizing Bridge to Music,  a donation drive to collect musical instruments and related gear for The Bridge for Youth, a homeless shelter for teens here in Mpls. Founded in 1970 by Sister Rita Steinhagen, the Bridge was opened in Minneapolis’ West Bank neighborhood and was one of
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IPR Students and Staff Go Backstage at the Black Sabbath Show

On Monday Black Sabbath members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler rolled into town to perform as a part of the “Final Tour by the Greatest Metal Band of all Time,” and IPR students and staff were there to see it. Live Sound & Show Production students Zachary Rudolph and Kaia Duchenne, along with Program
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IPR Live Sound and Show Production Students Put On Rooftop Concert Series

Written by: Peter Greenlund Over the past two terms, students from the Live Sound And Show Production (LSSP) program have been producing a concert series on the rooftop of the Wyman Building. We have provided full live sound services for the advertising firm of “Colle + McVoy,” showcasing the bands Strange Names, Candid Kid, and William Within.
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What Does ‘Blurred Lines’ Decision Mean for Future of Music Business?

Perhaps the lines won’t be so blurred in the future. A federal jury in California on March 10 awarded the family of Marvin Gaye $7.3 million after deciding the 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” too closely resembled the late singer’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up.” Robin Thicke and the song’s cowriter, Pharrell Williams, will
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IPR Student Turns Dream into Success

Even while she’s still in school, IPR student Jenna Rowe is making her dream of working in the music and entertainment business come true. A die-hard fan of Korean indie rock music, Jenna immersed herself in the culture and was offered a writing job for YAM, a new online media magazine. She discovered Korean indie rock
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What Can You Do With a Degree in Music Production?

If you have a passion for sound or love seeing a great show come together, you might be considering a degree in music production. There are plenty of career opportunities available after you graduate, whether your interest lies with: Live sound and show production Music and entertainment business Audio production and engineering Below, we’ll break
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Top 10 Money Makers in the Music Business

While album sales certainly aren’t what they used to be, there is still plenty of money to be made in the music business. Earnings for top musicians in the game come from a variety of sources: live performances, endorsements, merchandise, digital sales and other revenue streams. Billboard put together a list of the musicians who earned the
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New IPR Swag … for Students, by Students

Soon IPR students will be able to show their school pride in colors other than black, thanks to the students in Scott Nelson’s Marketing and Branding class. Through an applied learning project that spanned the past three quarters, students have researched, designed and are now poised to sell brand new IPR T-shirts, hoodies, hats and
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