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Catawba College Professor and Two Students Participate in Muzak's Summer Noise! Camp in Los Angeles

August 08, 2007

Category: Faculty, Music, Students


Dr. David Fish with studentDr. David Lee Fish, an associate professor of music at Catawba College, and two Catawba music business majors participated in Muzak's Summer Noise! Camp in Los Angeles in July. Noise! is sponsored by the Muzak's Heart & Soul Foundation and brings teens from across the country together for two weeks each summer for an up-close view of the music industry.

Fish spoke to 31 high school students attending Noise! at California State University Northridge on July 23rd about the competitive advantages of pursuing a college education. Fish coordinates CATAWBA ROCKS!, one of the few college degree programs designed specifically for performers and songwriters of popular music.

Catawba College Music Business Majors, April Hafner of Wausau, Wis., and Nicholas O'Kelley of Asheboro, N.C., were selected to serve as counselors for Noise! and received all expenses paid, including their flights, as well as a stipend for their services.

Noise! campers are exposed to music professionals, managers, lawyers, agents in the music industry through on-site presentations and field trips. For more details about Noise! Visit their website at www.noise.muzak.com.