Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Innovation - Frost School of Music
Facilitator? Collaborator? Creator? – The Changing Role of the Modern Producer
Thursday, March 28th
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rey Sanchez is an educator, producer, songwriter and guitarist. Born in Cuba and raised in the Midwest, he holds degrees in Music Theory-Composition and Studio Writing & Production. Rey is the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation and a Professor of Music Media and Industry at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music where he also founded and directs the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program, the Frost School’s acclaimed songwriting program. He led the effort to admit electronic music performers as full music majors at Frost under of the CAM Program, the first for any major music school in the U.S. Rey has worked with many international companies such as EMI Music Publishing, Sony Music, Universal Music and Columbia Pictures Publications, and was the long-time Musical Director for Latin superstar Chayanne.