Kathryn Brown is Lecturer in Entrepreneurial Studies in the Arts, teaching courses in arts marketing, arts venture planning, and introductory courses for students interested in exploring arts entrepreneurship as a potential career path. Prof. Brown the faculty adviser for the EMA Club (Entrepreneurs Marketing the Arts).
Prior to joining the NC State Faculty (2015), Professor Brown worked with Charlotte’s artist-entrepreneurs across disciplines at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC where she designed and taught arts entrepreneurship courses for the CPCC Small Business Center. 2011-2012, she taught entrepreneurship courses for musicians at the University of South Carolina as a graduate teaching assistant in the USC School of Music. She is an active member of the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education where she has presented panel discussions on various topics of concern for the developing field. Professor Brown is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts in Clarinet Performance at the University of South Carolina; she holds a Master of Music from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Music from East Carolina University. Professor Brown has over fifteen years entrepreneurial experience as a freelance musician and private music teacher, performing with numerous professional orchestras across the southeast and teaching clarinet and piano lessons to young children, teens, and adults.