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Dec 15 Tue
6:00pm
Free

A Conversation with Troy Carter, Founder and CEO of Q&A

Troy Carter
lectures-symposia
Zoom

Troy Carter is founder and CEO of Q&A, a technology and media company focused on powering the business of music via distribution, services, and data analytics. Carter rose to prominence as the former founder and CEO of Atom Factory, where he nurtured the careers of global superstars including Lady Gaga and John Legend. In this event, Carter will discuss his career and the ways in which the intersection of technology and culture have shaped his creative and professional journey.

Presented by The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, the L.A. Sounds Now virtual event series offers a unique snapshot of the global music industry through engaging conversations with diverse industry leaders led by School of Music Inaugural Dean, Eileen L. Strempel. This fall, we explore the emerging challenges and opportunities facing the music industry as a result of COVID-19. This notable group of professionals are also collectively serving as the School of Music’s Inaugural Board of Advisors.

All events will livestream through Zoom and are free of charge.

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ACCESSIBILITY

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is eager to provide a variety of accommodations and services for access and communications. If you would like to request accommodations, please do so 10 days in advance of the event by emailing ADA@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or calling (310) 825-0174.

Acknowledgment

The Herb Alpert School of Music at UCLA acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

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