Alumni Stories

Meet some of our alumni and the key role they play in the music business

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Guillermo Moreno

Brand Partnerships Manager (BIME)

LAST TOUR INTERNATIONAL

“As a brand partnerships manager, I try to understand the needs and objectives of the companies in order to transmit them as well as possible to the music industry gathered at BIME.”

 

 

Master’s Plus in Music Business Management 2021/22

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Maialen Marquiegui Casado

A&R & Artist Service Manager

THE ORCHARD

“As an A&R and Senior Artist Service Manager, I am in charge of signing labels and artists with the aim of helping them develop a digital strategy to increase audiences.”

 

 

Master’s in Music Business Management 2019/20

 

 

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Pedro Sánchez Piñeiros

Account Manager

VAMPIRE STUDIO / PRIMAVERA SOUND

“we have direct contact with the clients and leadership of all the projects that the sponsors of the Primavera Sound festival are working on, as well as with all the clients that hire us for other events. Vampire Studio has its brand of expertise in activations and brand partnership with music.”

Advanced Master’s in Music Business Management & Entrepreneurship 2021/22
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Andreu Gascón Puig

Copyright Manager / Legal Assistant

CLIPPER'S MUSIC GROUP

“By being part of a publishing company, my role is to manage different kinds of licences for our catalogue. I am also in charge of publishing and master contracts for our artists and authors.”

 

 

Master’s in Music Business Management 2022/23

 

 

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Nataliya Dzhuromskaya

PR & Influence Manager

WARNER MUSIC RUSSIA

“I communicate with the media and music communities to ensure PR support of Warner Music Russia artist releases. This involves copywriting, media outreach, artist interviews and special features.”

 

Specialist Course in Music Business Mindset 2021/22
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Eros Blanco

Italy Country Manager

BMAT

“As a country manager, I represent BMAT in Italy, developing new business, defining the local strategy and overseeing operations for Italian customers to help artists get paid for their plays.”

 

Executive Programme in Music Business Innovation 2021/22
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Mabel Maria Medrano Peña

Global Music Projects Specialist

RED BULL

“In my role as a music project specialist, I take on the responsibility of assisting countries in the successful execution of musical events. From Egypt to Colombia, I collaborate with diverse nations, aiding them in creating and producing exceptional and creative musical experiences.”

Master’s in Music Business Management 2022/23
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Maija Rivenburg

Director

KIPEPEO AGENCY

“Director and founder of Kipepeo Agency, an artist management and booking agency based between Uganda and Kenya focused on socially conscious artists who wish to make the world a better place.”

 

Master’s in Music Business Innovation 2021/22
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Esteve Lombarte

Founder y CEO

ACQUSTIC

“I’m the manager of Acqustic, a music business company that helps boost musical careers from zero to hero. “

 

 

Master’s Music Business Management 2018/19
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Carlos Muriano Gumà

Accounting & Administration

BARCELONA EVENTS MUSICALS S.L

“As an accountant of Festival Cruïlla, I‘m in charge of the management accounting, payments and other administrative duties of the whole festival and other side projects of Barcelona Events Musicals S.L.”

 

Master’s in Music Business Management 2018/19
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Clara Nadal Clarysse

A&R

SONY MUSIC PUBLISHING

“As a music publisher A&R Manager, I am the bridge between the creative talents (authors, producers and artists) and the company’s objectives. Scouting and developing author’s careers to help them achieve their objectives.”

Master’s Plus in Music Business Management 2020/22
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Cecilia Lopez-Doriga

YouTube MCN Specialist

SONOSUITE

“As a YouTube MCN specialist I make sure that the company always sticks to the established 5 green pillars (Content, Copyrights…) and creates and manages all the movements of the channels that become part of our CMS.”

Master’s in Music Business Management 2019/20
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Maria Jover i Villaseca

Music Supervision & Licensing Coordinator

TOO YOUNG LTD.

“As a music supervisor, my role is to coordinate everything music-related in an audiovisual production. From creatively suggesting songs that match the image and budget of the client, to negotiating and obtaining the required licences from the rightsholders.”

Master’s Plus in Music Business Management 2021/22
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Anna Socuéllamos Salvador

Account Manager, Partneships & Business Development

ADVANCED MUSIC S.L (SÒNAR)

“My role involves managing confirmed sponsors and expanding Sònar’s brand portfolio. In order to succeed, I focus on understanding each brand’s motivation for joining the festival and crafting tailored plans to achieve their goals.”

 

Master’s Plus in Music Business Management 2020/21
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Roberto Wagner

Operations Manager & Client Relationship LATAM

EPIC ELITE

“I play a pivotal role in supporting independent bands throughout their journey. I am dedicated to helping these artists effectively manage their YouTube channels, ensuring compelling content creation, smooth uploads, and adeptly navigating various digital platforms for music distribution.”

Master’s in Music Business Management 2018/19
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Ana Maria López Naranjo

Booking Accounts

PRIMAVERA SOUND & NITSA CLUB

“My daily work translates into the accounts of booking of both Primavera Sound and Nitsa Club. I commit myself to the team and work on tasks with the purpose of ensuring overall success.”

 

 

Executive Programme in Music Business Innovation 2021/22
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Alejandro Olmo Castilla

Co-Founder, MGMT & Booker

MONTEBELLO AGENCY

“My main role is that of manager. I think this is in my DNA, I really enjoy seeing how projects develop from the inside.”

 

 

 

Master’s in Music Business Management 2019/20
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Gustavo González

Head of Enterntainment

VB GROUP

“Through our Vibess division, we create experiences, brand activations and various productions, always linked to music. We create spaces that connect brands, audiences and emerging artists.”

 

 

Specialist Course in Music Business Mindset 2021/22
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Rafael López Garnica

Label Development & Commercial Strategy Manager

INGROOVES MUSIC GROUP

“I drive Ingrooves’s revenue growth strategy with key commercial partners in Spain, articulating and presenting knowledge of music consumption trends in the market. Consultation of record labels and internal teams regarding how best to market and monetise content.”

Master’s in Music Business Management 2019/20
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Pere Albert Vila

Co-Founder / Associate Director (Cruïlla)

S.L PHUN MUSIC / BARCELONA EVENTS MUSICALS S.L

“Founder of Phun Music, a music services company for high profile events as well as promoter of open music events. At Cruïla Festival, I’m responsible for assisting in developing and implementing strategies to improve the festival’s overall success and sustainability.”

Master’s Plus in Music Business Management 2021/22