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FIU Music Festival 2021: The Business of Music

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Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 6:00pm

WPAC - Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Wertheim Concert Hall
10910 SW 17th St., Miami, FL 33199

THE MIAMI FINANCE FORUM in a partnership with FIU SCHOOL OF MUSIC would like to invite you to a candid discussion and talk on how the music industry has evolved in recent times from selling CDs to streaming services. Learn more from experts in the industry about how the pandemic has pushed artist and music labels to reorient their business priorities and to think of alternative ways to generate revenue as well as what the future will hold for the industry.

6:00PM – Welcome  with FIU Latin Jazz Faculty
6:30PM – Panel Discussion
7:30PM - Networking Reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres


Panelists will include:
RICHARD C. WOLFE, LL.M., Founder of Wolfe Law Miami. He is highly regarded in the music, television, and film industries for his knowledge and expertise in entertainment and business law. Richard’s entertainment law practice (transaction and litigation) includes film, television, and music; business planning; intellectual property; probate litigation, royalty disputes, copyright claims and artist/athlete endorsement contracts, probate and trust litigation, and business litigation. 

For the past five years, he has been listed as a Super Lawyer™ and as an outstanding lawyer by the South Florida Legal Guide in the areas of Entertainment Law, Probate, and Business Litigation.

JEREMY NORKIN, President of Exile Music, LLC, a new company that offers touring agency, management, and recording services, in addition to incubating tech-meets music projects.

A seasoned music executive who most recently oversaw touring for United Talent Agency's music roster across Latin America, Jeremy carved out UTA's stronghold in the LatAm space, and spearheaded UTA's Spanish-language recording artist signings. He opened the company's Miami office in 2014 and represented a diverse roster of artists including Post Malone, Muse, Monsieur Perine, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Jamiroquai, Bring Me The Horizon, Paulina Rubio, Cypress Hill, Snarky Puppy, Eros Ramazzotti, Ringo Starr, Paramore, Aurora, UB40, Amara La Negra, and A Day To Remember, among many others.

Jeremy started his career at William Morris and also worked at RLM Management in Madrid before opening his own agency, Norkin Talent Agency, prior to UTA. 

Billboard Magazine named him a "Latin Power Player" in 2020 and 2019, and in 2009 Billboard selected him as one of the "30 Under 30" top industry power players.

Karen S. F. Veloz, Director and Associate Teaching Professor at the Florida International University School of Music. is an accomplished educator, concert producer, arts administrator and artist manager. At the FIU School of Music, she has served as coordinator of the Music Business Program and as the undergraduate program coordinator in the School of Music. She served a pivotal role in her position as the Associate Dean of Advancement for the FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts. She has also worked for Pace Theatrical Group/National Broadway Touring Circuit and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts producing touring shows and educational outreach productions. She has achieved academic recognition for her scholarly contributions at national and international conferences.

Event Type

Arts & Culture, Music, Performing arts, Campus Life, Concerts & shows


Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Parents & Family, Retirees


festival, concert, CARTA, fiu music, FIU School of Music



$35 General Admission, $15 MMF Forum Member, $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, Alumni & Seniors, $5 Student

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts

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