Meet April Brumfield, founder

April Brumfield is Managing Director and Founder of Brumfield & Associates Music, Inc., a small boutique agency that handles the careers and touring of a select group of artists.  April has over twenty-five years of experience in artist management, presenting, fundraising and special events and teaching at the University level. 
After having earned a Masters in Arts Administration from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, she went to work in development for the Cincinnati Opera. Three seasons later she moved to New York to work with some of the most renowned artists in classical music, including Jean-Pierre Rampal, Alfred Brendel, James Morris, Juilliard String Quartet, and Tafelmusik among others.
As managing director of her own agency, April is often asked to consult in the areas of artist management, non-profits, and fundraising. In addition, she has extensive experience in higher education and is on faculty at Augusta University heading up a new online certificate program in Music Industry Studies.   Previously she served as an Assistant Professor at Eastern Kentucky University and Coordinator of the Music Industry Studies Program for over 10 years, teaching courses in booking and touring management, publishing, copyright basics and arts administration. April is a consultant for the KY Arts Council as part of KPAN, is President of the Friends of Madison Community Band, and is an active member of MEIEA and NAMM.