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Rose Rutledge

Instructor, Entrepreneurship in the Arts

Rose Rutledge is Director of Audience Development at Sofar Sounds, a startup that is innovating the live music scene by producing intimate events in unique spaces worldwide. As part of Sofar’s growth team, Rose leads the development of strategies and products to keep audiences engaged with the Sofar community.

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An experienced music professional she has had a diverse career which includes running membership programs at Jazz at Lincoln Center, VIP tickets, development projects, data science and more. Her love for music at an early age drove Ms. Rutledge to study woodwind performance at Vanderbilt University, then pursue a Master’s in Jazz Studies from NYU. She can still be found performing in the NYC area or featured on various recordings. As a result of experiencing multiple angles of the music business, Ms. Rutledge specializes in projects that connect audiences to artists in new and innovative ways.