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University of Colorado Denver

College of Arts & Media

Benom Plumb

Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Department

Benom Plumb has been involved in the music industry for over 10 years. He received his undergraduate music degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and his graduate degree in music industry studies from the University of Miami. Benom was VP of Licensing at Bluewater Music from 2007 – 2012 in Nashville, TN. During his time at Bluewater Music, he directed th​e Licensing Department coordinating all TV/Film licensing efforts, signing new talent, pitching songs, finding publishing money, negotiating various business deals and representing the company throughout the world at industry events. 

Originally from a small East Texas town, Benom is a new father, avid outdoorsman, music lover, drummer and songwriter. His wife Cindy recently gave birth to a first-born son, Liam John Plumb, on February 26, 2015. Benom is at CU Denver because he loves to teach and help others understand the complexities of the music business – especially the area of music publishing.​