Gloria Green

Associate Professor

Middle Tennessee State University

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Gloria Green is an Associate Professor in the Music Business program at Middle Tennessee State University where she teaches primarily live entertainment courses including Artist Management, Concert Promotions & Touring, and Talent Agency Fundamentals, as well as Music Publicity and a career readiness class, Professionalism 101.

Prior to teaching, Gloria was a Booking Agent in the music department at the William Morris Agency (now WME) where she worked for over 13 years booking a diverse roster of faith-based artists including Cece Winans, Jaci Velasquez, Joy Williams, Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary, Newsboys, Out of Eden, Sandi Patty, Switchfoot, Take 6, and country music artists including Charlie Daniels, Josh Turner, Randy Travis, and Wynonna.

Gloria earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of South Carolina, where she interned in the Sports Information Office. While in Graduate School she worked part-time as an assistant to the press secretary in the SC Lieutenant Governor’s office. After a short stint as a Writer with the SC Forestry Commission, Gloria went on to become the Public Information Officer for South Carolina State Parks for five years before moving to Nashville.

Gloria is a member of the Music & Entertainment Industry Education Association (MEIEA), where she serves on the Board of Directors, and recently completed four years on the IEBA Educational Outreach Fund Board of Directors. A long-time member of the Gospel Music Association (GMA), Gloria served over nine years on the GMA Foundation Board of Directors.

She remains active in the music industry as a member of the Women in Music Business Association (WMBA), the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME), and the International Entertainment Buyer’s Association (IEBA).

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