has worked in the music industry for over 20 Years. He comes from Johannesburg, South Africa. He studied music from an early age but began his music business career at the continents biggest indie-label, Gallo Africa.
He worked for Warner Music International in London for over a decade as SVP International Artist Development, and in Los Angeles he ran the Creative Marketing division of Warner Records. He has a consulting company which works alongside artists, managers, songwriters as well as advising various media startup companies on how to approach opportunities using the latest technologies in today’s exciting audio spaces.
He is passionate about music and its history. With a track record for ground-breaking global campaigns for major superstar artists like Madonna, Green Day, Michael Bublé, Cher, Linkin Park, Deftones, Neil Young, Ed Sheeran, Jason Derulo, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bruno Mars and hundreds of up and coming young artists.
He knows the Global Music Business, has worked in most areas and understands how to move music across todays modern platforms and services.
With forward out-of-the box thinking using current research, he helps prepare artists and professionals with ideas, opportunities and
How to craft the right strategic approach to help them tell their stories with confidence and authenticity.
He graduated from University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), B.Acc with majors in Accounting and Finance.
Instructor Interview: https://entertainment.uclaextension.edu/instructor-interview-dion-singer/