Anderson University sponsors OrangeHaus Music Business Camp

Wed, 2008-04-09 11:20 -- univcomm
April 9, 2008

Anderson University will sponsor the OrangeHaus Music Business Camp, July 15-19. The camp will allow students to have one-on-one interactions with some of the best talent in the Christian music business industry. The OrangeHaus Music Business Camp is designed for high school students, ages 14-18. The experience will help students discover what it takes to be a working professional in the field of music business. Developed by the music business faculty at Anderson University, the summer program offers 3 and a half days of classes in record production, artist development, songwriting, and music marketing.

Taught on the Anderson University campus, instructors are award-winning producers, engineers, songwriters, artist managers, booking agents, and label execs responsible for the success of artists such as Switchfoot, Newsboys, David Crowder Band, Nichole Nordeman, Mat Kearney, MercyMe, Audio Adrenaline, and Israel Houghton.

Instructors during the OrangeHaus Music Business Camp include Charlie Peacock, a Grammy-winning producer who was awarded “Producer of the Year” three times at the GMA Dove Awards; Sam Chappell, Senior Vice President of Business Affairs & Development at Integrity Music Media; Richie Biggs, Mastering Engineer at Runway Network in Nashville who has numerous engineering credits that include Switchfoot, Newsboys, Phil Keaggy, and Petra.

Also instructing is Dr. Rebecca Chappell, Professor of Music at Anderson University where she teaches music business and woodwinds as well as supervises the music business internship program; Dr. Mark Murray, Professor of Music at Anderson University who teaches music business and trumpet; and James Hodgin, owner and artist manager for Dryve Artist Management in Nashville who represents Christian artists such as Thousand Foot Krutch, Bethany Dillon, Shawn McDonald, and Dave Barnes

Cost for the OrangeHaus Music Business Camp experience is $525 (housing, meals, and tuition). A $100 non-refundable deposit is required upon application, with final payment due no later than June 15. After June 15, registration cost will be $600. For more information visit:

Anderson University is a private Christian university of 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson continues to be recognized as a top Christian college: in 2008, U.S. News and World Report ranked Anderson University among the best colleges and universities in the Midwest for the fourth consecutive year. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education, music, nursing and theology.