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Music Business, Industry and Technology Majors
  • For students who wish to pursue a career in the music industry field, Capital's Conservatory of Music offers the following majors. Many of your questions will be answered on our FAQ for music industry studies.

    Music Industry

    The music industry program offers what many aspiring music students have been looking for - a degree that combines contemporary and traditional music study, recording technology, a core of liberal arts courses and the opportunity to earn a minor or a second major in arts and sciences or business. Students benefit from guest artists, excellent ensembles and professional private instruction. The in-residence experience at The Recording Workshop, one of the nation's premiere recording technology instruction facilities, as well as an optional Internship is part of this degree.

    What classes would I take for a degree in music industry?   

    Music Technology

    In the technologically advanced world of the 21st century, the technology involved in the creation and production of music changes very rapidly. To keep up with this pace, the bachelor of music in music technology and the bachelor of arts in professional studies: music technology programs train students in the techniques of digital electronic music, audio recording, recording engineering, music production and recording studio maintenance. Students work in Capital's state-of-the-art MIDI based recording studios and a semester of classes at The Recording Workshop assures the most current learning experience available in the field.

    Learn more about the music technology major

    Internships for Music, Business, Industry and Technology Majors

    The music industry faculty has helped to place students in many exciting internships. Our students have interned at local organizations such as the renowned Jazz Arts Group and Promowest Productions and even Saturday Night Live and the Yamaha Corporation. Learn about some of the places Capital's music industry students have interned.

    Careers for Music Industry Majors

    Career options for music industry majors abound and range from arts publicists, multimedia/internet-based publishers, music license administrators to sound and video editors. Learn about more careers for music industry majors.

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    Meet the Music Industry and Technology Faculty

    • Robert Breithaupt
    • Brett Burleson
    • Michael Cox
    • Lou Fischer
    • Mark Lochstampfor
    • Chad Loughrige
    • Russ Nagy
    • Eric Paton
    • Rocky J. Reuter
    • Neal Schmitt
    • Stan Smith
    • Steve Thomas