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CMPR 3203
Inside The Music Industry
Class hours: 3
Lab hours: 0
Semesters Available: Fall and Spring
Years Available: All
Through readings, lectures, and seminars delivered by leading industry figures, the course will give up-to-the-minute insight into the inner workings of the music industry. Emphasis will be given to career possibilities and the gifts and skills required to succeed in each of the major areas, including work as a performer, songwriter, record producer and engineer, artist manager, booking agent, concert promoter, record retailer, entertainment attorney, A&R executive, marketing executive, sales executive, and music journalist. Students will gain an understanding of the structure and methodologies of a typical U. S. record company, including A&R, marketing, radio promotion, public relations, sales and distribution, product development, art, manufacturing, and business affairs.

This CMPR course is only offered through the Contemporary Music Program of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.



No programs require this course.
No courses require this as a prerequisite or corequisite.