Michelle Conceison

Assistant Professor

Middle Tennessee State University


Speaker Bio:

Michelle Conceison teaches Artist Management, Marketing of Recordings, Concert Promotion & Touring, and Music Entrepreneurship & Strategic Planning in the Arts in the Recording Industry program at Middle Tennessee State University. She also runs management and marketing company Mmgt, managing Kyshona, Della Mae and The McCrary Sisters. She has a MBA from Simmons School of Management and a BA from Tufts University. A past President of the board of Folk Alliance International (FAI), she has been leading their research initiatives since 2015. She is board Secretary of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and Chair of their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. She is Global Chair of Mentorship for Women in Music and organizes professional development programs for the Americana Music Association and East Coast Music Association at their annual conferences. Website: www.mmgt.co

Presentation Videos:

Studying Diversity in the Music Industry

Summit Year:

Measuring Folk: Audience Research Initiative 2018-2019