‘Cane Records, one of the first student-run record labels, was created in the fall of 1993 by a small group of ambitious graduate and undergraduate students in the Music Business and Entertainment Industries program at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music. This organization gives students hands on experience in all facets of running an independent record label. ‘Cane Records has released 25 albums in the 20 years since it was founded and has been nominated by the Independent Music Awards for ‘Best Compilation’ for their 2012 release, Breaking the Surface, Vol. 2. In 2016, For the Record won the Independent Music Award for 'Best Compilation.' The genres found in each release range from rock to classical, latin funk, holiday music, R&B, and more. ‘Cane Records continues to be one of the leading student-run record labels in the country.

Meet The Team

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GRADE: Senior

MAJOR: Music Business

Ally is excited to be a part of ‘Cane Records because she recognizes its potential and hopes to enhance the careers of the artists while gaining knowledge and building a foundation that will prepare her for the industry.

ABBEY Tomaszewski

Grade: 2nd Year Graduate
Major: Music Business 

Abbey is in ‘Cane Records because she hopes to work for a major record label after she graduates in May and is so thankful that she can start her experience working at a label here on campus.

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ALI Murphy
Vice PRESIDENT of Marketing

GRADE: Senior

MAJOR: Music Business

Ali is excited to help UM artists make the most of their music during their time at UM by helping the artists market themselves and their music in unique and exciting ways. She hopes to use this opportunity to gain real world experience that will prepare her for post-graduation.

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Grade: Senior
Major: Communication Studies

Julia has always loved music and working with people. She is passionate about A&R and plans to continue working with Artists at a major label or management company after college! Julia is excited for another great year working with Cane’ Records to support and help artists achieve their goals.


Grade: 1st Year Graduate
Major: Live Entertainment Management

Valeria is excited to be working with ‘Cane Records’ to help develop and support UM students in their artistic pursuits. She hopes to one day own a venue in Miami for up and coming local and national artists.

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Director of graphics

Grade: 1st Year Graduate
Major: Live Entertainment Management

Giselle is excited to be able to bring visual art to the music presented by ‘Cane Records and she can’t wait to help these artists see their visions through and work with this amazing team.

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ANNA malin
marketing coordinator

Grade: Sophomore
Major: Public Relations, Minor: Music Business 

Anna is excited to be a part of the ‘Cane Records team because she wants to help UM artists achieve their goals and grow their audiences. She hopes to continue to work with artists in the music industry after college.


GRADE: Sophomore

MAJOR: Music Business

Logan loves to become fully immersed in whatever music scene he finds himself in, and ‘Cane Records is the perfect path to the heart of the UM music scene. Logan loves to make music and support music creation, and he is excited to help artists reach their full potential through the 360 degree artist development powerhouse that is ‘Cane Records!

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Alex de la rua
admin manager

Grade: Junior
Major: Business Law & Political Science

Alex is very excited to be joining Cane’s Records and to help foster local talent throughout UMiami. He loves the Miami music scene and is looking forward to helping be a support system for up and coming artists to help them break through the industry. He hopes to study intellectual property law in the future and work in the legal side of the industry.

A&R Manager

Grade: Junior
Major: Music Business 

Paige is so excited to be a part of the ‘Cane Records team because she loves the University of Miami music scene and wants to help developing artists reach their goals. Paige is looking forward to working to support artists as they create and hopes to gain experience that can be used in the A&R field of the music industry after she graduates.


GRADE: Junior

MAJOR: Music Business

Hunter has always loved the process of writing, recording, and distributing music, so he is very eager to join the ‘Cane Records staff.  He is excited to work alongside ‘Cane Records’ artists to uncover their true sound and help promote their music.  Go Canes!

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Valentina Osteicoechea
Marketing manager

Grade: Senior 
Major: Business Management

Valentina joined ‘Cane Records because she wants to empower UM students and nurture campus talent. She hopes to work for a major record label or publishing company after graduation as an A&R in the Pop or Latin Genres.