Music Services’ Phil Perkins Steps Down, Promotions Announced
Music Services, Inc., a label and publishing administration company founded in 1987 by Phil Perkins, has announced that Perkins is stepping down as president, but will retain his position as chairman and owner. Also, Don Cason, who joined in 2008 and previously served as president of Word Music for 28 years, has retired as VP of Operations and Finance.
Lynn Lowe has been elevated to President, while Alex Morris has been promoted to VP, Label & Publishing Services. Mark Hauth rises to VP, Publishing Services.
Lowe states, “We have always thought of ourselves as the administration partners to our creative clients. Through this partnership we bring stability for our label and publishing clients, enabling them and empowering them to further pursue their creativity. We truly are a team with our clients.”
Today, the company manages the catalogs, licensing and royalty accounting for more than 250 companies of all sizes and musical genres, involving over 18,000 music publishers, 34,000 writers, 450,000 songs, 210,000 products, 275,000 individual recordings, 6,700 artists, producers and arrangers and has issued over 262,000 licenses involving 18,685,000 royalty transactions.
Awakening Events Adds Chris Farnsworth
Awakening Events has expanded its leadership team. Nashville-based Chris Farnsworth has been named Director of Strategic Relationships and will continue to build and expand Awakening Event’s strong industry relationships. He can be reached at: [email protected]
Additionally, Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based Stacey Lathe has been named Director of Touring and Milwaukee-based Greg Lathe has been named Director of Operations.
Awakening Events produces over 250 Contemporary Christian concerts and events nationwide (including tours for Michael W. Smith and TobyMac).
Tenille Arts Makes Opry Debut
Reviver Records artist Tenille Arts recently made her Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday (Sept. 22). Opry member Jeannie Seely introduced Arts, who performed “Somebody Like That” and “Call You Names.”
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