Join us for the Power On for Music conference on October 19th at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.  The day-long conference will feature panel discussions from Texas music industry leaders and is aimed at promoting the importance of the music industry in Texas.

Mathew Knowles, father of pop music superstar Beyoncé and former manager of Destiny’s Child, will be the keynote speaker during the lunch hour. Knowles left his career in the medicalsystems sales division at Xerox Corporation to create a music company and manage his daughter Beyoncé’s career.

Other speakers include Grammy Award nominee El Dusty and popular Texas Country Music artist Jake Ward.

Some of the topics to be discussed include: Forming Music Friendly Communities, Training for Careers in the Music Industry and Funding Ideas for Start-ups, An Exploration of Careers in the Music Industry and Tips for Getting Your Foot in the Door.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

AGENDA: Power On for Music Agenda

WHERE: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

University Center, Anchor Ballroom

Cost to Attend: Free (but registration is required)

Hosted by:

  • Todd Hunter
  • Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • Del Mar College
  • Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Texas Music Office

For more information, contact Angie Flores at 361.695.2048 or by email at

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