Professor of Music Entrepreneurship, University of South Carolina

Career History

Associate Professor of Musicianship, Duquesne University; Director of Composition, Brevard Summer Music Festival; Choral Director, Burbank High School


D.M. in Composition, Indiana University School of Music

M.M. in Jazz Composition and Arranging, Eastman School of Music

Advanced study, Hochschule fur Musik (Austria)

B.M. in Jazz Piano Performance (magna cum laude), University of Miami

Community Involvement

Founder, The SAVVY Arts Venture Challenge workshop; Founder, SAVVY Chamber Competition; Director, College Music Society Summit on the Future of 21st Century Music Schools; Spark: Carolina’s Music Leadership Laboratory; The Indie Ground


Lou Kennedy