Ben Yonas, Visiting Instructor in Music Business, received a B.F.A. in jazz piano performance
and B.S. in Economics from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. Ben is the founder,
producer and manager of Yonas Media in Oakland, CA, a music production, artist management,
and event production company. He also founded and managed Metaphonic Recording Studios
in New York, NY. Prior to that, he was co-owner and manager of Coast Recorders, San
Francisco’s largest recording studio. His productions have garnered a Grammy nomination
and a European Grammy.