Jeremy Peters

Jeremy Peters


Assistant Professor, Music Business





 1328 Old Main

Academic Programs

  • Entrepreneurship

Jeremy Peters


Jeremy Peters, FRSA, MBA (Cantab), is a lecturer in Music Business in the Department of Music at Wayne State University and a co-founder of Quite Scientific Records, while maintaining an active teaching, performing, researching, and publishing practice. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.

He previously was the Director of Music Publishing for Ghostly International, having built the division at the company. At Ghostly, he worked on projects for film, television, advertising, and video games with brands such as Nike, Microsoft, HUMMER, Apple, Lincoln, Motorola, Ford, Adult Swim, major television networks, and Sony PlayStation. As well, was the music supervisor for the EMMY Award winning documentary film, “MEDORA.”

Jeremy has previously held lecturing positions for the University of Michigan Law School and School of Music, Theatre, and Dance’s Department of Entrepreneurship and Leadership, teaching coursework on copyright, problem solving, entrepreneurship, and the music industry. In addition, as both an educator and musician he has been asked to speak or present papers at numerous conferences such as South by Southwest, A2IM Summit, Billboard Film & TV, the Future of Music Summit, Michigan Ross’ Entrepalooza, and the UWE Bristol Creativity, Knowledge, Cities conference.

Jeremy has an MBA with a concentration in Strategy from the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and is a life-member of Clare Hall, where he was recipient of the Culture, Arts, and Media, Boak Research, Clare Hall and Mellon Bursaries to support his study of the intersection of culture and business practice. He holds an undergraduate degree in Music and Political Science from the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

He is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (the GRAMMYs), the Society of Arts Entrepreneurship Educators, the Association for Arts Administration Education, Americans for the Artis, and the US Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He was previously a member of the Governmental Relations Committee of the American Association of Independent Music, the Vice-President of the Board of Directors of a K-12 creative writing non-profit, and the Board of Directors of the Ann Arbor Area Chamber of Commerce.


 B.A. University of Michigan, M.B.A. University of Cambridge Judge Business School




 Creative and Cultural Industries

Research and teaching interests

 Arts Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Education & Pedagogy, Organizational Ethnography, Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

Courses taught by Jeremy Peters

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022