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Exploring Clive Davis: The School With the Next Big Hit

Exploring Clive Davis: The School With the Next Big Hit

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

WSN spoke with the faculty of the Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music including Nicholas Sansano, Bob Powers, Jason King and Jeff Rabhan to learn more about what goes into this arts program.

Pharrell Williams is elusive campus icon

Pharrell Williams is elusive campus icon

By Audrey Deng, Arts Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

NYU Tisch Artist-in-Residence Pharrell Williams participated in a retrospective discussion with NYU Clive David Professor Jason King about his prolific career in the music industry, from the 2003 hit "Milkshake" to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Despite all these hits, Williams revealed that he never viewed himself as an artist.

Jay Z comes to NYU to talk music business

Jay Z comes to NYU to talk music business

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2015


Filed under News

Jay-Z spoke at NYU about the launch of his music streaming service, Tidal.

Clive Davis alum talks musical roots

Clive Davis alum talks musical roots

By Allison Stubblebine, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music

Chris Duggan of Plaid Brixx and an alum of NYU's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music spoke with WSN to reflect on how his experiences at NYU influenced his musical pursuits.

NYU alumni rule SoundCloud

NYU alumni rule SoundCloud

By Kieran Graulich, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music

Prelow, graduates of NYU's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, spoke with WSN about their first EP, “Why Does Everything Happen So Much?”

RECESS presents students with business behind music industry

RECESS presents students with business behind music industry

April 11, 2014


Filed under News

Aspiring student entrepreneurs saw the inner workings of businesses during the main attraction of RECESS, an all-day festival sponsored by the Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music. RECESS comprised a number of events, including the Playground, Study Hall and the RECESS Pitch Competition. At the Playgro...