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615 Music Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Adds San Diego-based Regional Sales Representative (June 18, 2004)

615 Music will celebrate its 20th anniversary in New York City at the 2004 PROMAX & BDA Conference with an evening of magic and music at the New York Hilton & Towers, 615 Music Founder and President Randy Wachtler has announced. (To attend the celebration, call 1-888-615trax or email

Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the company, Wachtler has announced an expansion of the company with the addition of respected music business executive Fern Towne Helms to the 615 Music staff. She will serve as regional sales executive responsible for representing the full line of 615 Music and 615 Music Library services to broadcast, film, advertising and corporate clients. She will be responsible for the West Coast, Midwest and Northeast regions. Helms joins the company after a 14-year tenure at San Diego-based Network Music, a division of BMG.

?We are delighted that the expansion of our staff in such a significant way coincides with our 20th anniversary. Fern Helms is bringing her extensive experience to our growing company, Wachtler said. ?During her 14 years at Network Music, she was the top account executive in the company each year. Her dedication to working collaboratively with clients to serve their needs has earned her tremendous respect in our industry.

Founded by Wachtler in 1984, 615 Music (encompassing the extensive 615 Music Library) has grown to become one of the nations most sought-after and respected music firms. Winner of national and regional Emmy Awards, Clio, PROMAX and Mobius Awards, Wachtler has assembled a team of some of the most talented composers and writers in American music to create custom themes and works to fit virtually every need.

In recent months, 615 Music has completed a total sound redesign of the CNBC network, including all network promotional themes and new themes for the networks popular shows, including Your Money, Squawk Box, Power Lunch and CNBC Wake Up Call, Street Signs, Closing Bell, Kudlow and Cramer and Dennis Miller.

In addition to CNBC, over 20 years, 615 Music clients have included radio, network and cable television, major corporations and advertising agencies and sports organizations.

Among more than 200 television station clients: KNBC (Los Angles), WABC (New York), KPIX (San Francisco), KABC, (Los Angeles), WAVE (Louisville), WSB (Atlanta), KTVU (San Francisco), WMAQ (Chicago), WTVF (Nashville), WPVI (Philadelphia), KDFQ (Dallas), KCBS (Los Angeles), WUSA (Washington, DC), WLS (Chicago), KATV (Little Rock), WDAF (Kansas City) and KARE (Minneapolis).

615 Music-penned themes for network and cable shows include, Biography, Americas Castles, Life & Times, Foot Soldier, and Ancient Mysteries for A&E; and Movies in Time and American History Showcase on The History Channel.

615 Music has completed music for sports organizations, including ABC Sports, the Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls (WGN), the Los Angeles Lakers (KCAL) and the Boston Bruins (NESN).

Advertising clients have included Ford, Toyota, Wendys, Dominos Pizza, Disney on Ice, Nestles, Wal-Mart, Sears and Hasbro Toys.

The 615 Music and 615 Music Library website can be accessed at


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