ATLANTA -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Georgia Music Partners (GMP), the advocacy arm of The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter named Jeremy Gilbertson and Gwen Hughes to the board of directors. Gilbertson is the new executive director, replacing Mala Sharma who was elected to serve as co-president with Tammy Hurt. Hughes is the new corporate secretary for the organization. GMP advocates the promotion of music in business and related music technology in the state of Georgia.
Gilbertson is the co-founder of Tunewelders, a company that creates custom music and sound production for the advertising and entertainment industries (see http://www.tunewelders.com). Operating out of the legendary Southern Tracks Studios in Atlanta, Tunewelders recently reopened the facility to artists, engineers and producers for their recording projects as well.
Hughes owns Redwarbler Music that provides music for film and TV; is a renowned performer and touring artist; and serves in a leadership position at The Recording Academy, Atlanta Chapter (see http://www.gwenhughes.com).
“In their areas of expertise, Gwen and Jeremy are categorically among the state’s best music business professionals – I’m pleased to have them join GMP,” said Sharma, co-president of GMP and Relationship Manager at City National Bank. “With their involvement, GMP will expand our reach and influence; and grow membership.”
About Georgia Music Partners
Georgia Music Partners (GMP) is a 501c6 not-for-profit organization, which seeks to grow and protect the business of music and related music technology in the state of Georgia through economic development efforts, tax incentives and applicable educational opportunities. GMP was formed from a subcommittee of the Atlanta Chapter of The Recording Academy (which produces GRAMMY® Awards). For more information, contact Scott Mills at 678-781-7201, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the organization’s website at http://georgiamusicpartners.org.
The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like “The GRAMMYs” on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.