Not a performer, but love music? Want to be a part of that world, but don’t know where you’d fit in? The music industry employs so many people in so many different positions, that if you want a role in it, you’re sure to find one. Music industry jobs are basically the business end of things, but don’t let the word “business” put you off. These positions are every bit as exciting as getting up on stage. Our Music Industry program will help you get your foot in the door.
Think about areas such as record production, artist management, promotion and sales, and music publishing. There are many niches in this industry. Here are just a few of the career titles you can aim for:
Our bachelor’s program gives you a unique balance of music industry courses and courses in music, sound recording, and business. At the end of the program, you’ll emerge a well-rounded music industry graduate, knowledgeable on the many aspects of this exhilarating field.
Your music industry courses — which are designed specifically for the program — cover topics such as:
Music courses include subjects such as music theory, musicianship, music history, and performance.
Sound recording courses cover multi-track recording, digital audio, the use of computers in the recording studio, and other essentials.
In your business courses, you’ll study accounting, management, and marketing.
That means some amazing internships. Our music industry students have worked at MTV, Sony, Universal Records, and Columbia Records in the Big Apple. Since the early 20th century, New York has been a center for the American music industry and a magnet for everyone who wants to make it in the business.
Closer to home, ESPN, in Bristol, Connecticut, also provides phenomenal internship opportunities for our students.