Get to know the music industry right in the heart of Music City. Whether you are starting a new career or are already an industry professional seeking to expand your knowledge, the Music Technology program will provide you with the skills you need to succeed. With a well-rounded curriculum of technical, creative, and business courses, you will be prepared for a variety of employment opportunities within the music industry.
Campus Availability: The majority of Music Technology courses are only offered on our White Bridge campus, however some may be available online. To check current course offerings check class schedule.
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Music Technology Technical Certificates Concentrations
The Music Production pathway prepares students for entry-level opportunities in a variety of music production environments. Students will master a variety of music production techniques, song & beat production, recording, editing, mixing, mastering, & live sound production skills. Learning is facilitated by utilizing a wide range of music production software and studio equipment. Music Production students will collaborate with students in the Commercial Songwriting pathway and Music Program to produce a compilation music project.
Career opportunities include Studio Operator, Producer, Recording Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Master Engineer, or Live Sound Engineer.
The Commercial Songwriting pathway prepares students for entry-level songwriting and music publishing career opportunities. Students will develop songwriting skills, music business knowledge, music publishing goals, music marketing plans, song production skills, and collaboration abilities. Commercial Songwriting students will collaborate with students in the Music Production pathway and the Music Program to produce a compilation music project.
Career opportunities include Songwriter, Music Publisher, Producer, Independent Record Label Operator, or Recording Artist.
The Nashville State Music Technology recording studio and music/computer lab feature a huge selection of state-of-the-art analog and digital equipment, a wide variety of acoustic environments, musical instruments, and systems designed to meet industry standards in each class.
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