MSU/RCAH/SYLVIA MOY FOUNDATION ALLIANCE Mission Statement
The Sylvia Moy Foundation a 501(c)(3) organization (the “Foundation”) is forming an Alliance with Michigan State University’s Residential College of Arts and Humanities (“RCAH”) to offer a variety of sound recording, music video, and multimedia production courses at Masterpiece Sound Studios located at 1611 Webb in the City of Detroit, a facility owned by the Estate of Sylvia Moy LLC and leased to the MSU/RCAH/Sylvia Moy Foundation Alliance (the “Alliance”).
The courses will be for beginners as well as intermediate students to develop skills and abilities as competent and credentialed music industry professionals. Alliance students will learn the fundamental principles of audio engineering on Masterpiece Sound Studios (“Masterpiece Studios”) professional-level console and recording equipment, a recording studio personally built by former Motown songwriter/producer, Sylvia Moy. Alliance students will be taught by Masterpiece Studios well-known experienced audio/visual recording, production, multimedia and legal professionals, and experienced MSU/RCAH instructors.
Alliance students will learn the fundamentals of the business of
music, and audio/visual/multimedia production – beginning with an overview of the music industry and progressing toward topics, such as workstations, sequencing, and recording principles, using professional-level software, equipment, and tools. The Alliance will help to discover new talent and jumpstart new careers for students and performers while promoting and preserving the legacy of Sylvia Moy.