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Seth Faber

Adjunct Instructor

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Seth Faber is a partner in Primary Wave Music, one of the largest music publishing companies & talent management companies in the US. As Senior Director of Marketing/Artist Development, Faber is responsible for generating unique remunerative opportunities for several of Primary Wave's iconic catalogues including Steven Tyler, Chicago, Graham Parker, & Steve Earle. In this capacity, Faber also oversees Primary Wave Records, distributed by EMI. In 2008, Faber struck a landmark licensing deal with GTECH Corporation, a leading lottery and gaming technology company, allowing legendary rock band Aerosmith to become the first band to have its own multi-platform worldwide branded lottery campaign. Additionally, Faber is the Executive Producer of the Concert DVDs Graham Parker: Live At The FTC (2010 Image Entertainment) and Chicago in Chicago: Featuring the Doobie Brothers (2012 Image Entertainment). In 2012, Faber founded Primary Wave’s EDM division in partnership with revered A&R executive Hosh Gureli. With Gureli, Faber manages and publishes a roster of artists, DJ’s, Producer, & Mixers including Audien & Baggi Begovic.  Previously, Faber held positions in marketing, artist development, & A&R for Island Def Jam, and The RCA Music Group. During these tenures, Faber worked with multi-platinum artists including Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, & Gavin DeGraw.

In August 2009, Faber was named to Billboard Magazine's "30 Under 30" list, an annual honor granted by the editorial staff of Billboard to the 30 music industry executives, under the age of 30, deemed most influential in the business. Faber has been a guest lecturer at Syracuse University’s Bandier Program for Music Business, Belmont University’s Mike Curb College of Music & Entertainment, and NYU’s Steinhardt Music Business Program, as well as a panelist at CMJ.

Faber is a 2004 graduate of New York University, where he received a Bachelor's degree in music, and served as student president of the Steinhardt School of Education's Music Business Program. He is the recipient of the program's 2004 Director's Award For Service & Leadership.