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ReMu Alumni Acra (Alejandro Ghersi) Featured on the Cover of Fader MagazineReMu Alumni Acra (Alejandro Ghersi) Featured on the Cover of Fader Magazine
09/30/2014 -  More
Congratulations to the Recorded Music Class of 2014 & David Payne-Carter Award Winner, Associate Chair Nick Sansano!Congratulations to the Recorded Music Class of 2014 & David Payne-Carter Award Winner, Associate Chair Nick Sansano!
05/28/2014 - Congratulations to the Recorded Music Class of 2014 & David Payne-Carter Award Winner, Associate Chair Nick Sansano! More
The Clive Davis Institute Presents the 2014 Remmy Awards!The Clive Davis Institute Presents the 2014 Remmy Awards!
04/21/2014 -  More
ReMu Presents - RECESS: Music and Ideas FestivalReMu Presents - RECESS: Music and Ideas Festival
04/18/2014 -  More
topGrammy Award Winner Rob Thomas Stops By ReMu to Talk to Students About Songwriting.Grammy Award Winner Rob Thomas Stops By ReMu to Talk to Students About Songwriting.
03/26/2014 - Grammy Award winner Rob Thomas, of Matchbox Twenty, sat down with ReMu songwriting instructor Mike Errico on March 25th More
Ahmir Questlove Thompson & Harry Weinger Debut Spring 2014 Prince CourseAhmir Questlove Thompson & Harry Weinger Debut Spring 2014 Prince Course
03/25/2014 - For the second half of the Spring 2014 semester, Ahmir Questlove Thompson and Harry Weinger will be teaching 18 lucky students on a topic not typically covered at a university: Prince. More
DJ/Producer Extraordinaire K-Salaam Stopped by ReMu to Break Down His Creative ProcessDJ/Producer Extraordinaire K-Salaam Stopped by ReMu to Break Down His Creative Process
03/12/2014 -  More
Jerry Harrison, Lenny Kaye, John Rockwell and Vernon Reid Stop by Talking Heads Class to Talk to StudentsJerry Harrison, Lenny Kaye, John Rockwell and Vernon Reid Stop by Talking Heads Class to Talk to Students
02/26/2014 -  More
Brandon Martinez (Co-Founder/CEO) and Travis Hill (Channel Strategist) of INDMUSIC Bring Their Wealth of Knowledge to Recorded Music to Discuss the Use of YouTube.Brandon Martinez (Co-Founder/CEO) and Travis Hill (Channel Strategist) of INDMUSIC Bring Their Wealth of Knowledge to Recorded Music to Discuss the Use of YouTube.
03/12/2014 -  More
topReMu's Own Kiah Victoria Wins 2013 Desmond Child Anthem Award by the ASCAP Foundation.ReMu's Own Kiah Victoria Wins 2013 Desmond Child Anthem Award by the ASCAP Foundation.
12/20/2013 -  More
Branding Intensive Workshop with Marcie Allen, President of MAC PresentsBranding Intensive Workshop with Marcie Allen, President of MAC Presents
12/10/2013 -  More
Steve Wariner, a Nashville Songwriting/Studio Heavyweight, Visits ReMu's "Writing the Hit Song" ClassSteve Wariner, a Nashville Songwriting/Studio Heavyweight, Visits ReMu's "Writing the Hit Song" Class
12/09/2013 -  More
The Serial Entrepreneur with the Founder & CEO of Cosmic Opera Justin CohenThe Serial Entrepreneur with the Founder & CEO of Cosmic Opera Justin Cohen
12/03/2013 -  More
BMI Industry Insider Presents: Social Media for Emerging ArtistsBMI Industry Insider Presents: Social Media for Emerging Artists
11/11/2013 -  More
topJournalist Kathy Iandoli Stops By to Recorded Music to Discuss the Career of Lauryn HillJournalist Kathy Iandoli Stops By to Recorded Music to Discuss the Career of Lauryn Hill
11/15/2013 -  More
The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music 10th Anniversary CelebrationThe Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music 10th Anniversary Celebration
09/30/2013 - On Thursday, September 26th, The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music celebrated it's 10th anniversary. More
ReMu Seniors Hannah Babitt, Phoebe Ryan and Doug Schadt Head to Oslo for the Folkelarm Festival with Adjunct Professor Marat Berenstein.ReMu Seniors Hannah Babitt, Phoebe Ryan and Doug Schadt Head to Oslo for the Folkelarm Festival with Adjunct Professor Marat Berenstein.
09/23/2013 -  More
For the Fall 2013 Semester, ReMu is Hosting a Eight Session Masterclass Songwriting Workshop with Desmond Child.For the Fall 2013 Semester, ReMu is Hosting a Eight Session Masterclass Songwriting Workshop with Desmond Child.
09/23/2013 -  More
The Clive Davis Institute and MySpace Present Elliott Wilson's CRWN Interview Series at The Kimmel Center with DrakeThe Clive Davis Institute and MySpace Present Elliott Wilson's CRWN Interview Series at The Kimmel Center with Drake
09/30/2013 -  More
topMusicianship & Performance Developments for ReMu in 2013-2014 Academic YearMusicianship & Performance Developments for ReMu in 2013-2014 Academic Year
08/27/2013 - The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, our staff and faculty have been hard at work developing the musicianship, performance and songwriting curriculum based upon the growing needs of our current and prospective students for the 2013-2014 academic year. More
The 2013 Remmy Awards Honors the Students, Faculty and Staff of the Institute.The 2013 Remmy Awards Honors the Students, Faculty and Staff of the Institute.
05/15/2013 -  More
NYU Winners of the Rihanna Diamonds Video Contest Meet Singer Backstage at ConcertNYU Winners of the Rihanna Diamonds Video Contest Meet Singer Backstage at Concert
05/01/2013 -  More
Norman Cook AKA: Fatboy Slim Sits Down at ReMu for a Q&A with Errol KolosineNorman Cook AKA: Fatboy Slim Sits Down at ReMu for a Q&A with Errol Kolosine
05/10/2013 -  More
DJ Swivel Host Workshops and Contest for ReMu Students to Have Him Mix One Of Their Tracks While Aciting As His AssistantDJ Swivel Host Workshops and Contest for ReMu Students to Have Him Mix One Of Their Tracks While Aciting As His Assistant
05/13/2013 -  More
topThe Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music presents: An Intimate Conversation with Clive DavisThe Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music presents: An Intimate Conversation with Clive Davis
03/01/2013 -  More
Spring 2013 Songwriting & Performance SeriesSpring 2013 Songwriting & Performance Series
05/01/2013 -  More
Ahmir Questlove Thompson & Harry Weinger Debut Spring 2013 Classic Albums CourseAhmir Questlove Thompson & Harry Weinger Debut Spring 2013 Classic Albums Course
03/13/2013 -  More
ReMu Alum Elle Varner's Debut Album Receives Praise from NYTimesReMu Alum Elle Varner's Debut Album Receives Praise from NYTimes
02/14/2013 -  More
The Clive Davis Institute & Steinhardt 
Department of Music and Performing Arts Present: 
A Conversation with Tommy MottolaThe Clive Davis Institute & Steinhardt 
Department of Music and Performing Arts Present: 
A Conversation with Tommy Mottola
04/15/2013 -  More
topFive from Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music Among the Nominees for a 2013 Grammy AwardFive from Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music Among the Nominees for a 2013 Grammy Award
12/12/2012 -  More
ReMu Student Patrick Droney Perfoms at The Apollo Theater with Sam Moore for Robert Johnson's 100th Birthday.ReMu Student Patrick Droney Perfoms at The Apollo Theater with Sam Moore for Robert Johnson's 100th Birthday.
10/01/2012 -  More
Paul Simon Stops by the Topics in Recorded Music: Paul Simon & Graceland Class to Speak to Students and Play a Few Songs.Paul Simon Stops by the Topics in Recorded Music: Paul Simon & Graceland Class to Speak to Students and Play a Few Songs.
10/22/2012 -  More
Congratulations to ReMu's Phoebe Ryan, Jacob Blumberg, Vaughn Sulit, Damian Wiesman, and Spencer Doren for their winning entry in the Shure Microphone "Fantastic Scholastic 8 Recording Competition.  Congratulations to ReMu's Phoebe Ryan, Jacob Blumberg, Vaughn Sulit, Damian Wiesman, and Spencer Doren for their winning entry in the Shure Microphone "Fantastic Scholastic 8 Recording Competition.
05/14/2012 -  More
Topics in Recorded Music Stevie Wonder Class Features Special Guests Including Questlove and Stevie Wonder Himself!Topics in Recorded Music Stevie Wonder Class Features Special Guests Including Questlove and Stevie Wonder Himself!
12/16/2012 -  More
topSinger Sarah Dash of Labelle visited Professor Ashley Kahn's Aretha Franklin & Soul Music class.Singer Sarah Dash of Labelle visited Professor Ashley Kahn's Aretha Franklin & Soul Music class.
07/01/2009 -  More
Prof. Jason King Composed the Liner Notes for Exclusive Vinyl Reissue of D'Angelo's "Voodoo"Prof. Jason King Composed the Liner Notes for Exclusive Vinyl Reissue of D'Angelo's "Voodoo"
12/17/2012 -  More
Jeff Peretz Performs "Red" with Daniel Merriweather on the David Letterman ShowJeff Peretz Performs "Red" with Daniel Merriweather on the David Letterman Show
09/20/2011 -  More
The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music Presents The EMP Pop Conference 2012The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music Presents The EMP Pop Conference 2012
05/31/2012 -  More
ReMu Professor, DJ Rekha, Performs on the David Letterman Show with Wyclef Jean and Cyndi LauperReMu Professor, DJ Rekha, Performs on the David Letterman Show with Wyclef Jean and Cyndi Lauper
09/20/2011 -  More
topThe Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music Presents The NFL Business of Music Bootcamp 2012The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music Presents The NFL Business of Music Bootcamp 2012
05/01/2012 -  More
Geoff Strasser Co-designs Sound for Super Bowl Google CommercialGeoff Strasser Co-designs Sound for Super Bowl Google Commercial
09/20/2011 -  More
With a $5 million gift, he has created the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University.With a $5 million gift, he has created the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University.
05/18/2011 -  More
An Intimate Conversation with Artist-in-Residence Ryan LeslieAn Intimate Conversation with Artist-in-Residence Ryan Leslie
12/06/2011 -  More
Special Event with Grammy-Winning Columbia Records Artist, Raphael SaadiqSpecial Event with Grammy-Winning Columbia Records Artist, Raphael Saadiq
09/20/2011 -  More
topWoodstock Producer, Michael Lang, Visits "Curating Live Music Events" ClassWoodstock Producer, Michael Lang, Visits "Curating Live Music Events" Class
09/20/2011 -  More
Alicia Keys Debuts 4th Studio Album "The Element of Freedom" at The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded MusicAlicia Keys Debuts 4th Studio Album "The Element of Freedom" at The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music
09/20/2011 -  More
A Special Evening with Music Industry Legend Clive Davis, commemorating Arista Records' 35th AnniversaryA Special Evening with Music Industry Legend Clive Davis, commemorating Arista Records' 35th Anniversary
09/20/2011 -  More
An Intimate Afternoon with Legendary Record Producer, Steve LillywhiteAn Intimate Afternoon with Legendary Record Producer, Steve Lillywhite
09/20/2011 -  More
Swizz Beatz Named The Clive Davis Institute's First Produer-in-ResidenceSwizz Beatz Named The Clive Davis Institute's First Produer-in-Residence
04/30/2011 -  More
topLegendary Award-Winning Eagles Songwriter and Recording Artist JD Souther Visits Writing the Hit Song ClassLegendary Award-Winning Eagles Songwriter and Recording Artist JD Souther Visits Writing the Hit Song Class
09/20/2011 -  More
Motown performer-songwriter-producer Leon Ware visits Recorded MusicMotown performer-songwriter-producer Leon Ware visits Recorded Music
10/10/2009 -  More
A Special Concersation and Masterclass Event with Maxine Powell, Motown's First Lady of Artist DevelopmentA Special Concersation and Masterclass Event with Maxine Powell, Motown's First Lady of Artist Development
10/10/2009 -  More
On April 24th, Al Bell, the legendary head of Stax Records, producer and composer and Nelson George, famed journalist and author visited Professor Ashley Kahn's Aretha Franklin & Soul Music class. On April 24th, Al Bell, the legendary head of Stax Records, producer and composer and Nelson George, famed journalist and author visited Professor Ashley Kahn's Aretha Franklin & Soul Music class.
07/01/2009 -  More
On April 3rd, legendary soul and R&B singer Ben E. King ("Stand By Me", "Spanish Harlem", "Supernatural Thing") and Harry Weinger (Motown expert, record co. executive) visited Professor Ashley Kahn's Aretha Franklin & Soul Music class. On April 3rd, legendary soul and R&B singer Ben E. King ("Stand By Me", "Spanish Harlem", "Supernatural Thing") and Harry Weinger (Motown expert, record co. executive) visited Professor Ashley Kahn's Aretha Franklin & Soul Music class.
07/01/2009 -  More
topChris Blackwell, founder of Island Records, visited Professor Vivien Goldman's Topics: The Island Records Story class. Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records, visited Professor Vivien Goldman's Topics: The Island Records Story class.
07/01/2009 -  More
For the inaugural POP SPEAKS event of 2009, The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music presented a special conversation with legendary rock producer Tony Visconti on January 30th.For the inaugural POP SPEAKS event of 2009, The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music presented a special conversation with legendary rock producer Tony Visconti on January 30th.
06/01/2009 -  More
ReMu partnered with ASCAP to launch a discussion series of conversations called SONG WRITES with award-winning Norwegian songwriting-production team Stargate Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Erriksen kicking off the series.ReMu partnered with ASCAP to launch a discussion series of conversations called SONG WRITES with award-winning Norwegian songwriting-production team Stargate Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Erriksen kicking off the series.
02/01/2009 -  More
Hip-Hop and R&B Producer Rockwilder visits Recorded Music to Discuss His Work With Jeff Peretz.Hip-Hop and R&B Producer Rockwilder visits Recorded Music to Discuss His Work With Jeff Peretz.
11/01/2008 -  More
The Clive Davis Institue hosted a special afternoon conversation with legendary Grammy-winning songwriters & producers and 2008 Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductees GAMBLE & HUFF. The Clive Davis Institue hosted a special afternoon conversation with legendary Grammy-winning songwriters & producers and 2008 Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductees GAMBLE & HUFF.
11/01/2008 -  More
topIn collaboration with The Gallatin School, The Clive Davis Institute Presented a Conversation With Hip Hop Legend KRS-One.In collaboration with The Gallatin School, The Clive Davis Institute Presented a Conversation With Hip Hop Legend KRS-One.
11/01/2008 -  More
TV on the Radio's (Bass/Keyboards) Gerard Smith visited Remu's freshman Theory class on October 15th to discuss the making of the band's acclaimed new release "Dear Science."TV on the Radio's (Bass/Keyboards) Gerard Smith visited Remu's freshman Theory class on October 15th to discuss the making of the band's acclaimed new release "Dear Science."
11/01/2008 -  More
Jermaine Dupri, President of Island Records Urban, visited students on March 26, 2008 to speak about his career in the industry and his thoughts on record producing.Jermaine Dupri, President of Island Records Urban, visited students on March 26, 2008 to speak about his career in the industry and his thoughts on record producing.
06/01/2008 -  More
As a guest of Music Theory professor, Jeff Peretz, Producer and DJ, Mark Ronson, visited the department to  speak to Recorded Music students about his career in the music industry.As a guest of Music Theory professor, Jeff Peretz, Producer and DJ, Mark Ronson, visited the department to speak to Recorded Music students about his career in the music industry.
11/01/2007 -  More
Revolutionary rapper, Q Tip, recently appeared as a guest lecturer in Adjunct Professor Jonathan Fine’s A&R class.Revolutionary rapper, Q Tip, recently appeared as a guest lecturer in Adjunct Professor Jonathan Fine’s A&R class.
11/01/2007 -  More
topProfessor Fine and Professor King hosted music industry legend George Clinton who was accompanied by members of his staff and Wu-Tang Clan associate Saadiq.Professor Fine and Professor King hosted music industry legend George Clinton who was accompanied by members of his staff and Wu-Tang Clan associate Saadiq.
09/03/2007 -  More
Legendary Producer, Eddie Kramer, visits Recorded Music to Speak to Students About His CareerLegendary Producer, Eddie Kramer, visits Recorded Music to Speak to Students About His Career
05/01/2007 -  More
Vivien Goldman Joins The Wailers for a Reading from "The Book of Exodus"Vivien Goldman Joins The Wailers for a Reading from "The Book of Exodus"
07/01/2009 -  More
Professor Jim Anderson Appears on the Colbert ReportProfessor Jim Anderson Appears on the Colbert Report
03/01/2008 -  More
Professor Vivien Goldman was chosen as the Best Teacher For an Indie-rock Fan to Admire in the Village Voice's BEST OF NYC 2006.Professor Vivien Goldman was chosen as the Best Teacher For an Indie-rock Fan to Admire in the Village Voice's BEST OF NYC 2006.
11/01/2006 -  More
topReMu Alum, Nyle Emerson, Gets a lot of Buzz for His Video "Let the Beat Build"ReMu Alum, Nyle Emerson, Gets a lot of Buzz for His Video "Let the Beat Build"
07/01/2009 -  More
Motown U: Remembering Michael JacksonMotown U: Remembering Michael Jackson
09/09/2009 -  More
Recorded Music Announces NYU "Motown U" Free Conversation SeriesRecorded Music Announces NYU "Motown U" Free Conversation Series
09/29/2009 -  More
Grammy-nominated musician, songwriter and creative entrepreneur Pete Wentz visits Recorded MusicGrammy-nominated musician, songwriter and creative entrepreneur Pete Wentz visits Recorded Music
10/10/2009 -  More