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Aug 6

Industry Professional Profile: Greg Hunt of Rosewood Studios (Part 2)

For over 40 years the staff of Tyler, TX's Rosewood Studios has arranged, produced and recorded projects for a wide variety of artists. Rosewood owner/music producer Greg Hunt recently sat down with the TMO tracing his extensive career. This is the second and final part of the the interview.

Jul 30

Grant Opportunities For Musicians and Non-profits

Explore various grant opportunities for Texas musicians, artists, and 501(c)3 non-profit groups, including opportunities from the Houston Arts Alliance, East Texas Communities Foundation, Texas Stars Foundation, the Levitt Foundation, and many more.

Jul 3

#TXMusicJobs, Internships, and Performance Opportunities from June-July 2018

View our round-up of recent June-July 2018 Texas music-related job opportunities. The Texas Music Office posts these hiring opportunities on our social media accounts under the hashtag #TXMusicJobs. Read on to view the most recent job postings from around the state. And you can always search our #TXMusicJobs hashtag on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

Jun 30

June 2018 Community Outreach

Community Outreach: Texas Music Office Director Brendon Anthony held meetings with city leaders and music industry stakeholders in Lindale, TX as a part of the initial stages of the Music Friendly Community certification. Anthony attended music industry town halls in both Fort Worth and San Antonio, wherein both cities outlined economic development goals, took input from music industry stakeholders, and discussed their individual citywide music industry economic impact surveys.

Jun 13

Industry Profile: Greg Hunt of Rosewood Studios

For over 40 years the staff of Tyler, TX-based Rosewood Studios has arranged, produced and recorded projects for a wide variety of artists. Owner/music producer Greg Hunt recently sat down with the TMO for our Industry Profile Interview Series...tracing his extensive career.

Jun 4

#TXMusicJobs, Internships, and Performance Opportunities

The Texas Music Office posts job opportunities - and internship opportunities - on our social media accounts under the hashtag #TXMusicJobs. Currently, KOOP 91.7 FM - the Austin-based "Community Radio for People, Not for Profit" 501c3 nonprofit radio station - is hiring a Station Manager. For more information on how to apply for the KOOP job opening, and for info on how to apply to intern at the Gold Rush Vinyl record pressing plant, how to apply for the pianist gig at Georgetown Theater, and for numerous other job and performance opportunities around the state, just search our #TXMusicJobs hashtag on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

Jun 1

5 Questions with An Industry Professional: DJ and producer, El Dusty

Corpus Christi DJ and Music Producer El Dusty (aka Dusty Oliveira) has been working on the cutting edge of music production for more than a decade, incorporating Cumbia music, Tejano, EDM beats, and Texas dirty South polyrhythms into a thoroughly modern, innovative genre-hybrid...a new sound that is beloved in the streets and clubs around the world, and has also received the recognition of his industry peers via a recent Grammy nomination. Despite touring nonstop behind his recent Cumbia City LP release, the Universal Music recording artist generously made time to speak with the TMO for our recurring 5 Questions With An Industry Professional interview series.

May 16

4th Annual Texas Music Pickers Songwriter Competition

The deadline to enter the 4th Annual Texas Music Pickers Songwriter Competition is approaching fast! The competition selects up-and-coming Texas/Red Dirt artists to receive studio time, radio promotion, songwriting sessions with award-winning songwriters, and the opportunity to perform in front of some of the Texas country music scene’s top venue/festival talent buyers.