Carolyn Owens

Carolyn Owens
Carolyn Owens

Lives In

Los Angeles, California


  • Hawaii

Carolyn Owens, also known as Music Carolyn, is a music business professional and artist with a passion for travel. She is the founder of Music 4 Scenes, a consulting firm that provides creative services, career coaching, and music licensing administration for her clients. She has also worked for Fox Sports, CBS Studios, and Live Nation. Her obsession with the Hawaiian Islands began in 2006. She has since visited at least once every year.


As a writer, Carolyn focuses on her personal passions: family travel, health and wellness, and parenting. Carolyn has 15 years of experience and is a former assistant editor for L.A. Parent Magazine. She has been featured in the LA Times, SheKnows, and the National Parenting Product Awards. In addition to travel writing, Carolyn has also worked with Dotdash as a Health Editor for Verywell and ThoughtCo. 


Originally from Houston, Texas, Carolyn has lived in Chicago and now calls Los Angeles home. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Sports Management and Business Administration from Valparaiso University. She has graduate work in Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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