The commercial music division offers students the opportunity to learn about today’s music technology and production practices. Coupled with a strong academic music core, the wide range of elective classes give students a diverse range of theoretical and hands-on experience in MIDI sequencing, audio recording, jazz studies, studio and live performance, producing, arranging, songwriting, post scoring for film and video, broadcast audio, entrepreneurship, and other skills needed to prepare to work in today’s music industry.
On-campus resources include two state-of-the-art recording studios and dozens of digital audio workstations featuring the latest recording and production software. Knowledgeable faculty who are skilled industry professionals bring real world experience into the classroom. If you want to be a part of creating the music behind tomorrow’s media, soundtracks, and contemporary music productions, take a look at the commercial music program at BYU.