Music Business Technology
Musicians as Entrepreneurs
The Music Business Technology program at Millersville University prepares students for careers in the music industry. Students take courses in computer applications for music production, audio recording, artist management, international music business, music marketing, audio for video, live audio, and have the opportunity to perform in popular music and/or traditional music groups and ensembles. All students will take courses in music business and audio production and will specialize in the Music Management track or Music Production track. Through a partnership with Clair Global (a global leader in live audio production and design), students at Millersville have the opportunity to study live audio at Clair Global’s headquarters with industry professionals. Students also have the opportunity to promote a concert for major national artists on campus; promote a showcase at the South by South West music festival in Austin, Texas; perform with national recording artists; and learn about the music industry during one of many study abroad opportunities.
The Music Business Technology faculty have professional backgrounds in audio recording, sound production, sound design, artist management, professional music performance, music licensing, concert promotion, entertainment law, music publishing, marketing, and songwriting.