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There are many paths students can follow to find exciting careers in the Music Industry – especially in Nashville. The Commercial Music major prepares you for a vast array of career opportunities by providing an important musical foundation, introductory general information concerning the music industry, and specific information that addresses multi-faceted commercial music career options. Graduates of the Master of Music Commercial Music program have careers in a variety of fields within the Commercial music genre, often establishing careers as freelance musicians in major centers of music-making, including Nashville, New York and Los Angeles.


Potential Career Options in Commercial Music

  • Performing in a touring band or as a solo artist
  • Working as studio musician
  • Composer/arranger for television, film, and video games
  • Singer/songwriter of original material
  • University faculty in Commerical Music Studies