Jessica Muñiz-Collado

Assistant Professor of Music Business


Commercial Music, Jazz Studies, Music Business

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Jessica Muñiz-Collado is a music career consultant, composer/producer, percussionist, and an Assistant Professor of Music Business at the University of North Texas. She is also the Founder/Owner of NIZCO MUSIC – a music career consulting service that helps musicians compose their careers to their own B.E.A.T. (Business, Education, Artist Development, Technology). Her company offers services in music career planning, music technology training, artist development, and more.

As a firm advocate for preparing the next generation of musicians entering the music industry, Jessica serves on The Recording Academys education committee (Texas Chapter) and is a Recording Academy voting member. She also serves as an Educator Ambassador for The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC), serves on the education committee for the Music Business Association, and is Chair of the Music Industry Council for the College Music Society.

Additionally, Jessica has been invited to speak on establishing a musician’s portfolio career at various colleges/universities and multimedia conferences. She has presented multiple times at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM)/ GenNext Conference, the Association of Popular Music Education (APME) Conference, the National Association for College Admission Counselings Performing Arts Fair, and presented at the international music conference LeRock & L'Amour in Montpellier, France. She also served as a music technology judge for the Hit Like A Girl-Beats By Girlz International Beatmaking Contest, where she once was an award-winner.

As a composer/producer, she has created music for numerous production companies and music libraries including MundoFOX, Univision, PBS, IMAX, and Universal Production Music to name a few. She is also a published and commissioned composer with both national and international performances of her work, and works as a sound designer for theater and dance mediums. As a percussionist, Jessica has had the privilege to perform and/or record with numerous Grammy-nominated musicians and world-renowned artists. She has been featured in Music Connection magazine, Digital Drummer magazine, Miami Art Zine, and the Percussive Arts Society's Percussive Notes magazine.

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