Cincinnati Music Accelerator (CMA), Ohio’s first music career accelerator is an organization that is dedicated and focused on the development of music creatives, fostering and fueling placemaking and striving for economic development and impact within the community it serves through the musical arts.


We believe that Cincinnati has the power to become a vibrant music city, and we also believe that through music a sustainable impact can be made to a communities ecosystem. We want our community to thrive, and we want our music creatives within the community to thrive as well.


Through the power of song, anything is possible.

CMA's Core Values 

Our mission is supported by our commitment to these values…

We encourage imagination and innovation in everything we do.

We build diverse relationships that enable the music arts to enrich lives.

We pursue superior quality and continuous improvement in every aspect of the organization.

We are responsive, courteous and respectful in all of our interactions.

We build trust by keeping our promises and acting in a responsible and accountable manner consistent with our mission.



We operate with an entrepreneurial spirit, values creativity, and celebrates courageous innovation.



At CMA, equality is afforded to everyone regardless of his or her unique place in the diversity spectrum to broaden our cultural experience.


Our Goal

To put an end to the cycle of starving artists

Our Mission

To help monetize our indie music creatives