MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Career Announcements (more headlines) 07-04-2014

Melissa Sanders Appointed Senior Director Of Communications For The Green Music Center At Sonoma State University

Bookmark and Share

Sonoma State University has announced the appointment of Melissa Sanders to the newly-created position of Senior Director for Communications at the Green Music Center. Sanders has served as Senior Director of Communications for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra since 2008.

In this new position, Sanders will oversee public relations, marketing, advertising, and other communications activities for Sonoma State University's world­class performing arts complex, including Joan and Sanford I. Weill Hall and Lawn, Schroeder Hall, and Prelude Restaurant.

"I have had the pleasure of knowing Melissa for many years, and know firsthand the wealth of experience she brings to this organization," said Green Music Center Co­Executive Director Zarin Mehta. "As Weill Hall and the Green Music Center continue to grow, Melissa's knowledge of the performing arts and communications industries will be a key asset in shaping our future. I know I speak on behalf of the administration and Board of Advisors when I say that we are delighted for her to join us in Sonoma County."

At the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Sanders led communications for all Atlanta Symphony Orchestra-related activities, including performances at Atlanta Symphony Hall, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park and Chastain Park Amphitheater. Her focus centered on traditional and social media relations, crisis communications and issues management, content strategy and development, integrated marketing-communications projects, and executive communications .

Sanders also spent 11 years in New York City as a member of the public relations department of the New York Philharmonic. During that time, she developed and implemented strategic publicity campaigns for more than 200 annual subscription and special concerts, as well as international tours and residencies, national radio broadcasts, BBC Radio 3 broadcast series, "Live from Lincoln Center" national telecasts, education programs, special events, summer Concerts in the Parks, and New York Philharmonic recordings. She has also served as a public relations consultant for classical and world music ensembles, and began her communications career working with arts organizations in Ohio, including Opera Columbus and BalletMet Columbus.

Sanders is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, and currently serves on its national Executive Committee for the Entertainment and Sports section. She is also a member of the League of American Orchestras and The Recording Academy, and serves on the Public Relations Advisory Committee of Georgia Music Partners. She has guest lectured at the University of Georgia, Eastern Kentucky University, and Georgia State University on public relations and media industries.

In 2012, Sanders was named a "Rising Star in the Performing Arts" by Musical America for her creative and "outside the box" approach to communications. A graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism/Public Relations, Sanders is also a former musician - flute and baritone horn and a former athlete.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

David Vaters New Solo Release

Danish Singer Songwriter & Veteran Stars Win Acoustic Music Awards

MusicDish*China Presents Harper And Midwest Kind China Tour

Innovative Music Transcription Company Launches New Service

Indie LGBT Artist Craymo Wins 2nd Worldwide Music Contest In A Row, This Time For Best Video For Song Promoting Diversity, Equality And Peace, One Love One World

Jennifair "Sugar" Featuring Deion Luis (Official Video)

DigitalRadioTracker.com Launches Free Searchable Artist/Song Airplay Database



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Sound Royalties Unveils Plans To Invest $100+ Million In Songwriters, Producers And Other Music Professionals
» Nokia And Du Help Music Fans Share Videos And Pictures From Du Arena
» Universal Music Group Relaunches Polygram Entertainment To Accelerate Film And Television Strategy
» HitsMeUp Brings Music Fans Closer To Their Favorite Artists
» Pandora Reports Q4 And Full Year 2016 Financial Results
» Kevin Killen Named NYU Steinhardt Music Technology Artist-in-Residence
» Innovative Music Transcription Company Launches New Service
» Dates Announced For The Hard Work Pays Off Tour 2017
» Legendary Producer Tha 4orce And Confucius MC Present Their New Single 'More To It'
» The Legendary Voice - Patti Drew Makes Her Return


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Armada Night - China
» NYC's Chinese-American MC Bohan Phoenix Releases New EP 'JALA'
» Music Marketing Agency Syn Launches Beijing Office
» Warner/Chappell Production Music Promotes Aaron Gant To Senior Vice President Of Production
» World Blues & Roots Band Harper And Midwest Kind China Tour
» ASCAP Expands Asia-Pacific Strategy
» Why Do So Many Music Technology Startups Fail?
» New Report Debates Future Of Arts & Culture Ticketing
» Sino-Franco Festival Partnership: YinYang Music & Chateau Perche
» China's Leading Streaming Platform To Talk Strategy At Midem 2017
» An Open Letter To President Donald J. Trump
» The Wu-Force Self-Titled Debut EP Out For Lunar New Year

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2017 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.