Industry Ink: CAA, TuneCore, ASCAP, SOLID

CAA Promotes Six


Creative Artists Agency (CAA) promoted six trainees to agent or executive.

In Nashville, Justin Cahill has been promoted to the role of Agent in CAA’s Music Department.

The company’s Los Angeles office has five promotions. Joe Della Rosa and Luke Rodgers have been upped to Agent roles in CAA’s Film Finance and Sales department. Meanwhile, Monique Francis and Amanda Jimenez have been promoted to Executive in CAA Marketing, and Ryan Vogt has been promoted to Agent in CAA’s Licensing department.


TuneCore Names VP, Marketing

Andreea Gleeson

Andreea Gleeson

Digital music distribution and publishing administration provider TuneCore announced Andreea Gleeson as Vice President, Marketing.

Gleeson joins TuneCore from Lord & Taylor where she led the omni-marketing strategy for the department store chain. In her tenor at Lord & Taylor and its sister store Hudson’s Bay Company, Gleeson held multiple leadership roles in the e-commerce team where she drove the digital strategy and grew the Lord & Taylor and Hudson’s Bay sites from the ground up, surpassing the volumes for the flagship stores for both chains.

In her new role, Gleeson will be assuming the leadership of TuneCore’s global multi-channel marketing initiatives focused on growth and retention of the company’s artist customer base. Further, Gleeson will oversee all areas of marketing including branding, creative, paid media, content, social and analytics, ensuring all marketing campaigns are consumer focused and drive toward a larger 360-degree marketing plan.


ASCAP Songwriters Bring Hits to NYC

ASCAP songwriters took to NYC last week, when Chris DeStefano, Matt Jenkins, and three-time ASCAP Country Music Songwriter of the Year Ashley Gorley performed during the CMA Songwriter Series at Joe’s Pub with fellow writer Leslie Satcher.

​Pictured (L-R): ASCAP's Mike Sistad, Chris DeStefano, Matt Jenkins, Leslie Satcher and Ashley Gorley.​

​Pictured (L-R): ASCAP executive Mike Sistad with Chris DeStefano, Matt Jenkins, Leslie Satcher and Ashley Gorley.​


SOLID Names Board Members for 2016

Nashville-based music industry organization, Society of Leaders in Development (SOLID), recently appointed its 2016 Executive Board of Directors and inducted 82 new members.

Board Members include:
President Basak Kizilisik (Morris Higham Management)
Vice President Eric Wright (Music Data Analytics)
Secretary Rachel Cunningham (The Collective)
Treasurer John Huelsman (Big Enterprises)
Social Chair Johnny Cloherty (WME | IMG)
Social Co-chair Kelsey McMahan (Modern Management)
Communications Chair Jason G Zinser (So Good Entertainment)
Communications Co-chair Matt Pramstaller (Naxos of America)
Education Chair Juliana Lee (Notes for Notes)
Education Co-chair Lucia Kaminsky (Warner Music Nashville)
University Outreach Chair Tim Gray (Grayscale Entertainment)
Community Outreach Chair Courtney Kruckeberg (Clearbox Rights)
Community Outreach Co-Chair Ben Boyd (Music Services)
University Outreach Co-Chair Lisa Nolan (For the Record Entertainment)
Yard Sale Chair Kari Barnhart (Fifth Third Bank)
Yard Sale Co-Chair Carli McLaughlin (Rebel Engine Entertainment)
Alumni Chair Emma Tur (Warner Music Nashville + Word Entertainment)

Pictured (L-R): Treasurer, John Huelsman, President, Basak Kizilisik, Vice President, Eric Wright, Secretary, Rachel Cunningham

Pictured (L-R): John Huelsman, Treasurer; Basak Kizilisik, President; Eric Wright, Vice President; Rachel Cunningham, Secretary.


Powered by Facebook Comments

Follow MusicRow on Twitter

Category: Featured, Sales/Marketing, Touring

About the Author

Jessica Nicholson serves as the Managing Editor for MusicRow magazine. Her previous music journalism experience includes work with Country Weekly magazine and Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) magazine. She holds a BBA degree in Music Business and Marketing from Belmont University. She welcomes your feedback at [email protected]

View Author Profile