This course prepares students for the business side of the music industry. Students use current computer applications and platforms to create a multi-media Internet presence, including a press kit and other publicity and marketing materials. They also use recording and production software to create music demos and social networking tools to promote themselves as professional musicians. Students learn the essentials of copyright law, legal rights, interview skills, recording contracts and grant applications. Students learn about the structure and infrastructure of local and national music organizations. Guest speakers from the music industry share their experiences relating to the requirements of various careers in music.
Course code: MUSC 2407
Length: 30.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.