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Daniel Melnick

Daniel Melnick

Music Adjunct Faculty

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Daniel has more than 17 years of experience in the music industry. His expertise lies in growing revenue, establishing partnerships, and executing successful events. Currently serving as General Manager at Sonicbids, a music technology platform based in Brooklyn, NY, Daniel has been instrumental in expanding relationships and overseeing the company's growth strategies and partnership initiatives.

Prior to his role at Sonicbids, Daniel founded and served as CEO of TurnStyle Music Group, a live music agency operating in New York City, Boston, San Francisco, Long Island, and Philadelphia. Under his leadership, TurnStyle Music Group produced over 1,200 events in various venues, captivating audiences across multiple cities. Daniel's exceptional talent for building relationships and executing partnerships led to successful collaborations with renowned brands, including MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch, resulting in years of sponsored concerts and branded events.

As a musician, Daniel has showcased his own talents with his band "Buy The Sky."

Daniel has also actively contributed to the academic community as a conference panelist, guest lecturer, and most recently as a professor at the Roc Nation School of Music & Sports at LIU Brooklyn, where he teaches a class on Concert Promotion. He looks forward to sharing his expertise and teaching the students at NYU about concert management.

Outside of his career, Daniel is deeply involved in volunteer work, coaching football teams, and contributing to community outreach programs.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, with a minor in Music Studies, from Quinnipiac University.