Taking a brief respite from his three-month Supper Club Tour, McNally Smith College of Music Artist-In-Residence Jeremy Messersmith returns to campus November 28th and 29th to lead a series of highly unique masterclasses. Messersmith’s inventive sessions promise much workshopping in the realms of songwriting and performance, as well as touching on the importance of social media, music business and… Dungeons & Dragons? Students can register for these upcoming events via the McNally Smith Experience page:
Jeremy Messersmith Masterclasses at McNally Smith College of Music:
Dungeon Master – 11/28 – 3-4pm – Room 224
What do Jeremy Messersmith, Astronautalis, storytelling and Dungeons & Dragons have in common? As it turns out, a lot. Messersmith will lead off a conversation on the importance of how D&D has been a massive part of his creative life and how it could be for you too.
Social Animal – 11/28 – 5-6pm – Room 204
Jeremy Messersmith and City Pages music editor Reed Fischer discuss the cross section of social and traditional media strategy, exploring how social media has given Messersmith a platform to engage beyond traditional press and the importance of keeping your content engaging.
Under The Covers – 11/28 – 7pm-9pm – Residence Hall
(For Residence Hall students only, signed up through MXP online.)
Jeremy Messersmith will spend the night at a pot luck dinner in the Residence Hall before playing an intimate house show of his favorite songs, discussing their influence on his work, life and beyond.
Feedback – 11/29 – 2-4pm – Room 204 (SOLD OUT—to be placed on the wait-list email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Songwriters and performers can sign up for one of these 15-minute one-on-one meetings to receive Jeremy Messersmith’s feedback on their work.
DisCourse – 11/29 – 5-6pm – Room 202
A conversation between Adam Levy and Jeremy Messersmith about the importance of creativity, community, collaboration and commerce in your life and work. Bookended by acoustic songs around each of those topics.
Class Act – 11/29 7-9pm – Student Affairs
A sort of “storytellers” concert in one of our classrooms wherein we dim the lights and deck the place out and just have a show. Bring questions, bring snacks and have fun. (Featuring special guests Kara Laudon and Billy Schoenburg.)
Older: Live at Five Series Continues on Tuesday, Nov. 27
w/ Classical Guitar Virtuoso Eva Beneke