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Take (Musical) Note

Whether you love being behind the scenes or being on stage, a commercial music certificate helps students enter the music industry with a variety of tools to complement their talents and passion. Students who want to thrive in every aspect of the music industry including the creative, production and management will benefit from this certificate to enter a variety of careers. The arts are alive and thriving at Southwestern College and as a student, you can start your musical career in and outside the classroom with dedicated and talented professors and mentors.

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Designed to prepare students at the apprentice level in the field of Commercial Music.  The Commercial Music program offers students the basic foundation in the various careers and business practices of the music industry such as:

  • music performance in rock/pop/jazz bands
  • lead and backup singing
  • music sales
  • music publishing
  • studio recording
  • DJ
  • Sound reinforcement

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