Diploma

4 Quarters

Associate of Art

6 Quarters

Bachelor of MusicBachelor of Arts

12 Quarters


Music Performance

Bass Performance

Brass & Woodwinds Performance

Drum Performance

Guitar Performance

Piano Performance

Vocal Performance

The Bachelor of Music in Music Performance is a professional degree designed for students wishing to pursue a career in the music industry. Graduates of this program are qualified musicians who are ready to compete as leaders in the competitive and ever changing landscape of the music industry.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Music program in Music Performance, students will:

  1. execute a professional, entry-level competence in their chosen instrument or voice;
  2. employ professional entry-level ensemble leadership skills;
  3. demonstrate a general understanding of the music industry and of current social media aspects and trends;
  4. apply a practical knowledge of music production skills as they relate to the professional musician;
  5. demonstrate a practical, entry level competence in music orchestration and arranging, musical direction and teaching;
  6. be able to communicate to professionals and lay persons musical ideas and concepts;
  7. execute an advanced level of musicianship and a broad knowledge of musical history and repertories;
  8. be able to work as a leader and in collaboration in areas of musical interpretation and performance;
  9. have an understanding of the societal impact of music throughout history and the ethical responsibility of a professional musician;
  10. communicate effectively, both in writing and orally;

Music Production

Composing for Visual Media

Music Production & Recording

Music Production (B.M.) The Bachelor of Music in Music Production is a professional degree created for students who wish to pursue a career in Music Production. Graduates of this program are qualified music producers and DJ’s who are well versed in many genres of commercial music. Students focus their studies on the many areas needed to be a successful working music producer. These areas include but are not limited to: recording and engineering, mixing, mastering, technology, synthesis, music theory and composition, music business and marketing, DJ techniques and music performance.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Music program in Music Production, students will:

  1. demonstrate achievement of professional, entry-level competence in music production, synthesis, recording, editing and mastering;
  2. demonstrate professional entry-level performance and composition skills;
  3. demonstrate practical knowledge of music production, arranging, musical direction, music business and marketing;
  4. be able to communicate to professionals and lay persons musical ideas and concepts;
  5. demonstrate a professional level of musicianship and a broad knowledge of musical genres;
  6. be able to work as a leader and in collaboration in areas of musical composition, recording and performance;
  7. have an understanding of the societal impact of music and the ethical responsibility of a professional in the music industry;
  8. communicate effectively, both in writing and orally

Music Industry

Music Business

Music Industry (B.A.) The Bachelor of Arts in Music Industry degree is a liberal arts degree that prepares graduates to foster and employ an entrepreneurial mindset. Students focus their studies on the music performance and the music industry in areas such as music law, music publishing, artist management, music licensing, live concert production and promotion, radio programming and production, artist development and marketing in addition to the conventional study of music history, theory, individual music instruction and ensemble performance. A primary goal of the program is to develop connections and relationships between students and the industry in Los Angeles thru core course work, masterclasses and internships.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts program in Music Industry, students will:

  1. employ an entrepreneurial mindset and an understanding of the core areas within the music industry: music law, music publishing, artist management, music licensing, live concert production and promotion, radio programming and production, musical product development and marketing and finance;
  2. be able to communicate to professionals and lay persons ideas, concepts, and requirements related to the music industry;
  3. execute a basic, entry-level competence in their chosen instrument or voice;
  4. be able to work as a leader and in collaboration throughout areas of the music industry;
  5. have an understanding of the societal impact of music throughout history and the ethical responsibility of a professional in the music industry;
  6. communicate effectively in writing, orally and visual presentation

Music Composition

Songwriting

The Bachelor of Music in Composition is a professional degree designed for students wishing to pursue a career as a songwriter in the music industry. Graduates of this program are qualified songwriters who are well versed in many genres of commercial music. Each student develops their own voice and is ready to compete as leaders in the competitive and ever changing landscape of the music industry.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Music program in Composition, students will

  1. execute achievement of professional, entry-level competence in songwriting and musicianship;
  2. employ professional entry-level ensemble leadership skills;
  3. demonstrate a general understanding of aspects and trends of the music industry in the areas of music law, music publishing, artist management, music licensing, live concert production and promotion, musical product development and marketing;
  4. apply a practical knowledge of music production skills as they relate to the professional songwriter;
  5. demonstrate a practical, entry level competence in music orchestration and arranging, musical direction;
  6. be able to communicate to professionals and lay persons musical ideas and concepts;
  7. execute an advanced level of musicianship and a broad knowledge of musical history and repertories;
  8. be able to work as a leader and in collaboration in areas of composition and performance;
  9. have an understanding of the societal impact of music throughout history and the ethical responsibility of a professional musician;
  10. communicate effectively, both in writing and orally;