How MSU-Moorhead students learn about the music industry

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MPR News' Dan Gunderson writes about the hands-on nature of Minnesota State University-Moorhead's Music Industry and Entertainment Studies program:

For students in the program, the assignments are a little unusual: search for local music talent, record and produce a new CD and manage the release for student-run Undeclared Records.

"The record company is meant to be a working laboratory for them," said Program Coordinator Ryan Jackson who runs a production company. He said students select the artists, sign the contracts and record and produce the music. ...

... Outside of the recording studio, students manage performances on campus and at local concert venues.

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