New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy Music Business Opportunities

Join the MCC DJ Program for a Presentation on Abelton's Push!

On Tuesday, 4/14/15, Abelton Software experts will join the MCC DJ Program to demonstrate and discuss the Push system for song composition. <<Push is a new instrument that solves an old problem: how to make a song from scratch. With hands-on control of melody and harmony, beats, sounds, and song structure, Push puts the fundamental elements of music making at your fingertips>>

Event Details:

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 from 7:15-8:15PM in Classroom MU-14 in the Music Building (MU-43), Main Campus, Southern & Dobson. FREE and open to the public. Contact for more information.

MCC Music Students at Disney: Earn While You Learn!

Participate in the exciting Disney College Program and earn money and college credit towards a Mesa CC Music Business AAS degree or Certificate!  MCC Music students can earn college credit in Music Business and General Business courses, learn key business skills in the Entertainment Industry, and enjoy the Disney theme parks through a PAID internship in Florida or California. Learn more here.

Become a Professional Disc Jockey with our AAS and CCL degrees and DJ Classes

Want to be a professional DJ? Learn more about the AAS degree and Certificate of Completion in Disc Jockey Techniques here. Or just take classes. And learn more about our new DJ Club, the MCC Thunderbird DJs:

See Gainful Employment information for this CCL here.

MUC135: Live DJ Techniques

Professional DJs teach you the skills needed to become a professional Live DJ. Using top-of-the-line equipment, students learn to plan, sequence and produce live shows for clubs and events. Learn strategies for developing a business and booking your next gig. See detailed course description.

MUC137: Digital DJ Performance Techniques

Professional DJs teach you the newest techniques and software for Digital DJs. Using top-of-the-line equipment, students learn to plan, sequence and produce live shows for clubs and events. Learn strategies for developing a business and booking your next gig. See detailed course description.

MUC138: Live DJ Open Lab

In this hands-on course, students learn hands-on skills needed to work individually on state of the art digital DJ equipment and top of the line old-school analog set ups.  Students get plenty of individualized lab instruction and time to practice their professional DJ skills. See detailed course description.

Check Out These Great Classes for Recording Engineers, Songwriters & Aspiring Music Industry Professionals

MUC145: Recording Studio Business Operations

Audio Production Technology students and aspiring recording engineers, learn the business aspects of professional recording studios. From booking to marketing to customer relations to pricing and much more, this course prepares you for your first job or internship in a recording studio. (Note: This course is now part of the APT degree). See detailed course description.

MTC111 & MTC113: Songwriting Workshops

Producer/Songwriters, ROBB VALLIER and BARRY GOLDSTEIN, teach you the art and craft of Lyric Writing and Songwriting techniques. Working alone and in teams, students create, at least, one original composition. Recording and performing opportunities available.

MUC210: Concert Promotion & Touring

Touring Artist and Music Educator, HENRI BENARD, teaches you the advanced aspects of concert promotion, touring and festival production. Learn about marketing, planning, operations, talent buying, and budgeting for profitable and successful music performance stage shows and tours.  See detailed course description.

MUC211: Artist Management & Talent Development

In this hands-on course, Artist Manager and Promoter, BOB CONRAD, teaches you the skills needed to manage a music career for success in today’s marketplace. You will learn how to direct every aspect of an artist’s career from talent development to brand building, and from booking gigs to deal negotiation. See detailed course description.

MUC215: Music Industry Technology Seminar

This is a MUST-DO course for anyone who wants to succeed in the Music Industry today. The MCC Music Business program is partnering with cutting edge creative company, Gangplank HQ, to teach the leading technology strategies needed to successfully promote a career in the Music Industry today. Classes are held at the Gangplank HQ and include detailed instruction on optimizing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, iTunes, Reverbnation, Stageit, YouTube, Tumblr, Flicker and more. See detailed course description.

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