Amy Macy, Associate Professor and recent music business internship coordinator, received both her undergraduate degree in Music Education and her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Belmont University. For fifteen years, she worked for various labels including MTM, MCA, Sparrow Records, and the RCA Label Group, where she helped create strategic marketing plans for launching new releases into the marketplace, including those by Martina McBride, Kenny Chesney, Clint Black, Alabama, and Lonestar. Amy was also responsible for all sales at the national retail level with clients including Walmart, Kmart, Target, Best Buy, and Musicland – all the while communicating key marketing strategies coast to coast with RLG’s national distributor Bertelsmann Music Group. Since securing her teaching position at MTSU, she has served as the Music Business Internship Coordinator for 8 years and has taught Marketing of Recordings, Record Retail Operations, Survey of the Recording Industry, the Lecture Series, and an Old Time String Band Music Ensemble. Amy is also a performing musician and has toured professionally with several artists worldwide. She is a vocalist and is accomplished on guitar, fiddle, and banjo. Recently Amy performed in musicals at Nashville’s famous Ryman Auditorium as well as the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and continues to be “an artist in residence” at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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