· By Sarah Frye
Owner of Digital Science Media, Matej Harangozo, and CEO of PCG Universal, Bernard Porter, Launch New Joint Venture: PCG Edutainment
New company offers a unique college curriculum to universities that focus on helping artists, musicians, and producers become successful in their careers independently with a focus on artist development, marketing, and branding in the digital era of the music industry.
BALTIMORE, MD –– Owner of Digital Science Media, Matej Harangozo, and CEO of PCG Universal, Bernard Porter, today announced the launch of their joint venture - PCG Edutainment for Musicians. The company will provide college course curriculum and instruction in the fields of music, social media, digital marketing, and artist development for music artists attending accredited universities across the United States.
PCG Edutainment for Musicians will combine up-to-date trends in the music industry coupled with a knowledge of the ever changing social media platforms to help music artists build and monetize their brand online and create successful careers independently. Designed by two music industry leaders - Harangozo and Porter - the goal of PCG Edutainment for Musicians is to offer its artist development curriculum to select music programs within the accredited college system and replicate the success of their programs internationally within the next five years.
The joint venture will educate on the science behind building a strong artist brand both physically as well as online, and to teach artists how to master all the possible ways to monetize music in this new digital age of music to have successful independent careers. The first official accredited program for PCG Edutainment has launched this fall under the official name of: PCG Artist Development at Visible Music College. The company aims to enroll 50 students in the program at Visible Music College in its first year. More courses will be offered at various schools throughout 2021.
"I am excited to work with Bernard and the entire PCG team of providers to bring real artist development in accredited college settings,” Harangozo said. “Because we have industry professionals in the trenches everyday as instructors, we are bringing an extra level of real world experience to deliver an impactful and useful course."
"We are confident this will achieve high level academic alignment, along with immediate application and connection for student artists' long-term success," Porter said.
Harangozo and Porter have a common goal of being America’s leader in artist development and education. The new co-owned joint venture leverages their joint capabilities, continuing the successful collaboration in developing solutions for helping music artists get noticed. PCG Edutainment for Musicians will benefit from the combined experience and expertise of the two music leaders.
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About Matej Harangozo
Award winning entrepreneur, music enthusiast, and innovative technologist. Matej Harangozo is a driver of disruption with a track record of developing cutting-edge platforms and automation protocols. A serial entrepreneur and web/software systems visionary, he is currently co-owner and managing partner of Codaemon, an e-commerce solutions provider. Through his quest to help independent artists get noticed, he additionally created Open Source Entertainment, a music business incubator, and Digital Science Media, its digital marketing arm. These two organizations are disrupting the music industry - representing breakout artists including Hello Sister, China Mac, the gospel record label Black Smoke Music, and many others under the hip hop industry legend Wendy Day to name a few. Once recognized by the SBA as a Maryland Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Harangozo lectures at college universities and is a keynote speaker for TEDx and the Musician Mastery Summit. His companies have been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, and The Baltimore Sun. Visit digitalsciencemedia.com to learn more.
About Bernard Porter
CEO and founder of PCG Universal and CEO and co-founder of PCG Theatrical, Bernard Porter is a seasoned entertainment executive with 27 years of experience. His A&R prowess is nationally recognized. Porter was instrumental in signing superstar Jason Aldean to Broken Bow Records. A successful business entrepreneur, Porter has spent his career developing and securing high profile joint ventures within both corporate and private sectors, guiding them in all phases of creative media, production, marketing, and national product launches. In addition, he has served as an entertainment consultant to many record labels, broadband networks, major artists, large corporations, state tourism boards as well as to specialty venues, including the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Simon Mall properties, Dave & Buster’s, and Marriott Hotels. Visit PCGartistdevelopment.com to learn more.