Nashville Music Community

The music industry has a $9.65 billion annual economic impact on the Nashville region, according to a study conducted by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and released in July 2013. The 27,000 jobs directly supported by the industry and the additional 29,000 with indirect ties to it account for more than $3.2 billion in income. Metro Nashville students have aspirations to fill many of these jobs in the future—performers, songwriters, audio engineers, producers, arrangers and hundreds more. And the Nashville Music Community has a history of supporting the next generation of music makers through a culture of generosity. Featured in this section are the individuals and businesses that are giving back and creating an impact in the lives of students.

Music Makes Us®, Warner Music Nashville, Music Industry launch Recording Studio at Metro Nashville’s  Pearl-Cohn High School

Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School, supported by the Music Makes Us® initiative, is the nation’s only high school to have a student-run record label with distribution in conjunction with Warner Music Nashville. Its recording studio rivals commercial studios on Music Row.  Read More