Give the Gift of Music!

The 3rd Annual Gift of Music Instrument is August 28-September 5! Dust off your old flute or guitar and put it in the hands of the students at Columbus City Schools!

Don’t have an instrument to give? Donate to our GoFundMe and help us purchase new instruments!

Donate Here

WHERE
MUSIC
MEANS
BUSINESS

We are musicians, songwriters, music business professionals, educators, business and civic leaders from all walks of life brought together by our love of music. We are dedicated to the belief that through support of music, we can create richer, happier, more vibrant lives and economy for the people of Columbus.

WHERE MUSIC
MEANS BUSINESS

We are musicians, songwriters, music business professionals, educators, business and civic leaders from all walks of life brought together by our love of music. We are dedicated to the belief that through support of music, we can create richer, happier, more vibrant lives and economy for the people of Columbus.

Music Careers Start Here

Music Columbus’ mission is to connect music makers, music commerce, and community to engage in creating, performing and promoting great music for Columbus and the world.

EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Register for our Music Business Mondays Forums and other events going on in town.

BENEFITS & MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

Become a Music Columbus official member and take advantage of our benefits

CAREER RESOURCES

Accelerate your music career through any of these artist resources

MUSIC EVENTS IN CBUS

See what’s happening in the music scene around Central Ohio

Become a Member

(It's Free!)

Become a Member

(It's Free!)

Whether you are a working professional, an upstart artist/band, have aspirations of a career in the music or a fan, Music Columbus has value for all. Belong and benefit.

Support Music Columbus

Volunteer with Music Columbus

Join the team and help build our Music City

Donate to Music Columbus

We are a Non-Profit 501 (c) (3) Organization. Your contributions are tax-deductible and keep us running.

MISSION

Columbus will become a great place to make a living in the music business and drive economic and artistic growth of the Columbus community.

VISION

Columbus is a hub of music innovation, collaboration, and artistry. Our music is an important cultural and economic asset of the region.

VALUES

Collaboration
Inclusivity
Inventiveness
Transparency
Nurturing
Accountability

Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Since its inception, the Columbus Music Commission has counted inclusivity, transparency, and accountability as part of its core values. To honor and live these values, we must actively work to ensure equity and justice in the local, regional, and national music community and economy.
Click the link below to read our Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Commitment to Close the Gender Wage Gap.

Supporters

Board of Directors

Our organization is made up of a board of directors, advisors, and supporting organizations that are engaged with the music community in Columbus, Ohio and beyond.

Adam S. Friedman | Columbus City Attorney

Alec Wightman | BakerHostetler

Amber Knicole | Mojo Flo / Artist

V. Ann Haley | Business Executive

Brooke Paul | Taivara

Charlie Jackson | Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza

Christiana Moffa | Steiner & Associates

Corey Favor | Orange Barrel Media

Erin Beck Office of the Mayor

Jami Goldstein | Greater Columbus Arts Council

Jamie Reed | JP Morgan Chase

Janet Chen | ProMusica

Jeffery Lyttle | JP Morgan Chase

Joey Gurwin | Oranjudio Recording Studio

Ken Freedman | NBC4

Lisa Jenkins | Vector Artist Management

Parker MacDonell | Rev1 Ventures

Paul Hoy Class Acts Entertainment

Randy Malloy | Radio CD 92.9

Randy Sharma | M.D. Ohio Health

Robert Shenton | Plante Moran

Tom Krouse | Donatos 

Skip Weiler | Robert Weiler Company

 

Executive Director

Bruce Garfield | Music Columbus

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