Episode Twenty-Four: Marni Thornton

Art Waves

24-01-2023 • 30 mins

Marni Thornton is a professor in the Music Business Program over at Durham College. Marni describes the steps she took to land a job in music business and how she is now inspiring young people to achieve their own dreams in the industry. Marni explains the dynamics of the Music Business program and what makes it one-of-a-kind. Marni explores how the program attracts international students and how that is making a difference in the arts and culture scene in Durham Region. Marni touches on Oshawa Music Week, a week-long series of events organized by the students to develop, support, and unite the music community. Marni and Marion also discuss how events like this are an opportunity to build up the talent and the music industry in the region. Thank you to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for helping make this podcast possible! Learn more about the Music Business Program at Durham College, here: https://durhamcollege.ca/programs/music-business-administration-music-business-management Learn more about Oshawa Music Week, here: https://www.oshawamusicweek.ca/