The Music Industry Collective

 

BiogrApHY

Founded in 2016 at The University of Oregon, The Music Industry Collective is a cross-disciplinary group for students to connect with each other, professionals, and opportunities. The group provides the skills, knowledge, and the experiential learning necessary for a career in the music industry.

Through guest speakers, workshops, and more the group hopes to encourage and provide essential resources for passionate students seeking a career within music. 

 

President: Allison Del Fium

As a current senior, Allison is pursuing a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in music. 

Allison made her dive into the industry when she started writing and recording music for local Southern California musicians. After being around the creative process for many years, she decided it was time to grow her knowledge in the business side of the industry. 

Since then, Allison has gone on to work in areas of the industry that include journalism, publicity, audio engineering, management, booking, artist development and entrepreneurship. 

Favorite artists include: Mumford & Sons, Bleachers, The Lumineers, Spiller and HAIM.

VP of Logistics: Aidan D' Angelo

Aidan is a current senior pursuing a degree in Advertising. 

 As the bass player for Spiller, Aidan has gained a wide range of industry experience that includes booking, management, creative strategy and other artist relations. 

He formerly ran the weekly campus concert series “FishBowl Friday’s” and is now booking for the Willamette Valley Music Festival. In addition, Aidan works along side Allison for their artist management company, Panorama in which they’ve worked with a wide variety of artists and genres. 

In his free time he enjoys reading, spending time in the Oregon rain, and talking about plants. 

Favorite Bands Include: Modest Mouse, Mutual Benefit and Four Tet

VP of External Affairs: Robert Schenk

Bobby is a current Junior studying Journalism and Film. 

He is the Programming Director at University of Oregon's student radio station KWVA and also hosts his own show under the moniker Reggae Rob. 

Through the MIC Bobby strives to help create an inclusive community that can help people follow their dreams. When not listening to music, Bobby enjoys riding his bike and writing.

Favorite artists include Steel Pulse, Big Youth, Prince Jammy and Mad Professor.

VP of Membership: Dani Alonso

As a current senior, Dani is working towards her degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. 

She is looking forward to expanding the music scene and knowledge on campus through increasing engagement among UO students. 

In her free time she finds new artists to write about on her personal music blog and enjoys adventuring in Oregon. 

The first band she fell in love with was The Strokes and her favorite artists include: Lord Huron, Father John Misty, Dope Lemon and Portugal. The Man

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VP of Finance: Jill Sullivan 

As a current sophomore, Jill is pursuing two degrees in Business and Journalism.

She has been an active member of the MIC since her freshman year and is a concert enthusiast. In addition, she has volunteered for the Willamette Valley Music Festival and plays electric ukulele in a small pop punk band. 

She has worked for a CPA the last two years and has a strong background in bookkeeping and budgeting. Your finances are in good hands. 

Favorite artists include: Fleetwood Mac, The Frights, Weezer and Paramore. 

VP of Public Relations: Phillip Quinn

As a current senior, Phillip is pursuing a degree in Advertising through the School of Journalism and Communication. 

Phillip has been a photographer since before he learned how to drive. After the first concert he photographed, Grouplove with Portugal. The Man, he knew he wanted to work with musicians. 

Since then, Phillip has covered concerts for publications, recorded live performances for musicians, and has had images used as album covers. 

Favorite artists include: Chance the Rapper, STRFKR, Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, and NoName. 

 
 
Jill Sullivan (left to right, front to back), Allison Del Fium, Dani Alonso, Phillip Quinn, Aidan D' Angelo, Robert Schenk

Jill Sullivan (left to right, front to back), Allison Del Fium, Dani Alonso, Phillip Quinn, Aidan D' Angelo, Robert Schenk

 
 
 

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