New & Noteworthy Music Business Opportunities
On-Campus Internship Opportunities for MCC Music Business Students
MCC Music Business students can now learn about Event Production and Promotion and Venue Management with on-campus internships at the Performing Arts Center or with the Office of Student Life and Leadership.
The PAC at Mesa Community College is now offering multiple internship and volunteer opportunities for Music Business majors in Event Production, Box Office and Venue Management. The Office of Student Life and Leadership is offering internship and volunteer opportunities in Event Management and Production for Music Business majors.
Interns and volunteers may work on a flexible, part-time basis (5-20 hours per week) or may opt to work on just one or multiple events. See details here: https://www.facebook.com/mesacommercialmusic
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.
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
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.
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.
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 Record Label Founder, MICHAEL ZIMMERLICH, 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.