UNA Pressroom

Urban Music Symposium Set for March 10

Mar. 02, 2023

Michelle R. Eubanks , UNA, at meubanks@una.edu, 256.765.4392

FLORENCE, AL – The Urban Music Symposium, presented by the Department of Entertainment Industry at the University of North Alabama, Meridian Media, and AHU Entertainment will be from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. March 10 at the Mane Room on Pine Street. 

“We are happy to be hosting and presenting the Urban Music Symposium with our co-presenters Codie Gopher and GMANE,” said Dr. Bob Garfrerick, Department Chair of Entertainment Industry. “This day-long symposium promises to deliver first-class speakers and panels. This is part of our instructional and public service mission. We hope lots of students from UNA and beyond attend, and we also look forward to seeing community members participate as well.” 

The day will begin with a career panel featuring Matt Mandrella, Paul Diaz, D’Llisha Davis, and Aisha Nichole (DJ Gorgeous) and moderated by Janna Malone. This will be followed by a Producer’s Desk interview with Luke Crowder and DJ Burn One, a film screening of The Seven Two Experience, a curated interview with Marlon Lawrence, and a performance to end the symposium with DJ Flame. 

RSVPs are recommended and can be made at tinyurl.com/una-ums.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/