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6223 - Malone Students/Alum Return to Campus as Part of Contemporary Music Center Live Fall Tour

#6223 | November 11, 2011

The Contemporary Music Center (CMC -- Brentwood, Tenn) Live Fall Tour will hit the Malone University campus Saturday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts, located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W, in Canton. The concert is free and open to the public. Of special interest – Malone University should feel like "home" to the visiting artists. The concert will feature "A Minor Bird," with John King, a senior business administration major from North Canton; Nate Netti, a junior business administration major from Canton; and alumnus Kevin Embleton of Canton. Also appearing will be KC Carter, a senior music production major from Oak Park, Ill, and new 25th Street Productions' artist, "At a Loss for Words."

Listen:

A Minor Bird: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t668mqdsGmA

KC Carter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0Th3T4muKA

From the CMC:

Malone students, KC Carter, John King, and Nate Netti have been spending a semester in Nashville living out their passion in music. They have been spending the semester studying at the Contemporary Music Center (CMC).   Netti and King's band, A Minor Bird, has accompanied them, and Carter has been improving his R&B skills. CMC is a semester long program that gives students the opportunity to have real life experience inside the music industry. The hands-on opportunities give students the ability to harness and perfect areas that would be demanded of them in the music industry.

The CMC offers three tracks; the artist track, the business track and the technical track. King and Carter are participating in the artist track where they have been practicing and perfecting different areas of their music and its performance. Netti is participating in the business track where he is learning the tools that are needed to do various tasks on the business side of the music industry. The CMC also offers a technical track that focuses on skills needed to provide the technical necessities for live performances and also the knowledge and experience needed for professional-grade studio recordings.

When asked about his experience so far at the CMC this semester, Netti replied: "The CMC has given us the opportunity to pursue music 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I literally was recording from 3 to 6 a.m. last night. And it was great."

The Contemporary Music Center is one of eleven semester-away study programs created by the CCCU and BestSemester.com. Students can also go to China, Russia, Egypt, Latin America, Oxford, England, Washington, D.C., Uganda, Australia and Hollywood to explore the integration of faith and learning in various disciplines.

For more information about the Contemporary Music Center or the CCCU's other programs, check out www.thecontemporarymusiccenter.com and www.bestsemester.com.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2011.

Contact:

Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330.471.8239
Cell: 330.324.2424


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