Jeff Snyder
Professor of Music, Director of Music Business

Jeff Snyder

Academic Areas of Expertise

Music Business and Electronic Music


Courses Taught at LVC

Electronic Music, VALE Conference and Records, Entrepreneurship, and Music Business


Research Topics

Subjects related to the music industry


Awards & Leadership Positions

  • Educator of Note: Central PA Music Hall of Fame
  • Finalist: Central PA Business Journal’s Nonprofit Innovation Awards - VALE Music Group
  • Vice President: Music Entertainment Industry Educators Association


Publications & Presentations

  • Untimely Death: Still a Great Career Move, Newsweek Magazine
  • The WHO??? Good Opening Acts Can Benefit From Their Slot, Harrisburg Patriot News
  • The Man in the Moon: Roger Waters, South China Morning Post 
  • Is Greyson Chance’s YouTube Rise a Ruse?, Christian Science Monitor
  • Death is Good For Musician’s Careers, U.S. News & World Report
  • How Death Increases Musician Income, Live Sirius Radio Interview, Mark Towsend Show


  • Circuit Bending: Solder, Toys, Stockhausen, and the Discovery of Sound: Association of Technology in Music Instruction Conference

Contact Info

Email Address


Blair Music Center, Room 112

Phone Number