HMU 450 Music Business I

This course is an overview of the vast music business world and what a real and successful producer must know to compete in today's commercial music environment. Topics include discovering an act, training, development, music union memberships, performance, music attorney expectations, management contracts, booking agents, promoters, publishing deals, performance rights organizations, production deals, recording studio management, record deals and labels, interactive media, and web promotion and distribution. Guest speakers may be invited to class and students may visit "indie" and major label headquarters. All students will be encouraged to participate in the student organized media label club.




Music and Technology Program

Typically Offered Periods

Spring Semester