What professions can you get in the music industry?• Composer • Publisher• Conductor • Historian• Performer • Teacher/Professor• Arranger • Librarian• Recording Technician • Critic• Therapist • Movie Score Composer• Merchant • Studio Musician
Schools of Higher Learning Recommended• University of Rochester (Eastman School of Music), New York• Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA• Berklee College of Music, Massachusetts
University of Rochester (Eastman School of Music)• The University of Rochester is a private research university located in Rochester, New York. The University grants undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degrees through six schools and various interdisciplinary programs.• The University is home to several noted schools and programs, including the number one ranked Eastman School of Music, the oldest optics program in the United States.• The University enrolls approximately 4,600 undergraduates and 3,900 graduate students.• The University of Rochester with its affiliated Strong Health System is the largest employer in the Greater Rochester area and the sixth largest employer in New York.• The University is also affiliated with numerous Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize winners
University of Rochester Tuition and Fees• Undergraduates in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering at the University of Rochester will see an increase of 3.9 percent in the term bill, to $49,070 for the 2009-10 academic year.• Tuition for the College will rise 4 percent from $36,410 to $37,870, with the cost of the most common combined room and board plans growing 3.6 percent from $10,810 to $11,200.
Musicians InstituteLocated in Hollywood,California, MI began inthe late 70s. Therewere few schooloptions available tomusicians. When a fewdozen guitarists andthree full-timeinstructors gathered forthe first GIT class in1977, they knew thatthey were breakingnew ground in musiceducation.
MI’s History…• 1977 – February, The Guitar Institute of Technology, an intensive, contemporary, vocational guitar program, opened its doors to full-time students.• 1978- The Bass Institute of Technology (BIT).• 1980- The Percussion Institute of Technology (PIT).• In the late 90s, MI began accelerating the pace of program development to match a rapidly changing music industry.• 2000- the Recording Artist Program (RAP). Based on a combination of artist development, digital recording skills and music business training, RAP combines technology and creativity to train the versatile independent artists of the future.• 2000 -The Guitar Craft Academy (GCA), focuses on building and maintaining electric guitars and basses, a thriving element of the music industry.• 2002- The Music Business Program (MBP), dedicated to training both musicians and non-musicians in the career skills demanded by the business side of the industry.• 2005 - MIs latest program, the Film Institute of Technology, began training music video and commercial directors.
Berklee College of Music The Rich History Begins…. (1954 -1966)• Founded by Lawrence Berk, Schillinger House is the first U.S. school to teach the popular music of the time, jazz.• 1954- Changes its name to Berklee School of Music.• 1960s- Recognizes guitar as a principal instrument, and rock music hits campus.• 1966-Graduates its first fully accredited baccalaureate degree class.
(1970 -1987)• 1970-Changes name to Berklee College of Music.• 1971-Duke Ellington receives the colleges first honorary doctorate.• 1979-Lee Eliot Berk becomes the colleges second president. Establishes the worlds first undergraduate degree program in film scoring.• 1984-Launches the worlds first college-level major in music synthesis.• 1987-Begins offering the worlds first college- level songwriting major.
(1990 – 1999)• 1991-City Music, Berklees program to make music education available to underserved youths, is launched• 1993-Establishes hand percussion as a principal instrument. Founds Berklee International Network to support contemporary music education globally.• 1994-Opens Berklee Center in Los Angeles to build strategic relationships for the college throughout the music industry.• 1995-Launches student-run Heavy Rotation Records to promote student rock, pop, and hip-hop talent.• 1996-Establishes music therapy major.• 1999-Incorporates hip-hop into the curriculum.
(2000 – Current)• 2002-Launches Berkleemusic.com, an online music school.• 2003-Students found the colleges second label, Jazz Revelation Records.2004Roger H. Brown is named the colleges third president.• 2005-Music business/management becomes the most populated of the colleges 12 majors.• 2006-Increases presence of bluegrass on campus as mandolin and banjo become principal instruments.• 2007-The Berklee Internet Radio Network (BIRN) hits the digital airwaves.• 2008-Opens Cafe 939, a student-run, 200-seat, live-music venue and coffeehouse.• 2009-Adds three new video game scoring classes as part of new video game curriculum.• 2010-Allows students to minor in a program of study.• 2011-Opens first international campus in Valencia, Spain.
Tuition• Summer 2012 – Degree Program $15,190 – Diploma Program $13,082 – 12-Week Full-Credit Program $13,082 – Tuition Prepayment for 12-Week Program $100• Fall 2012 – Degree Program $17,725 – Diploma Program $15,282• Spring 2013 – Degree Program $17,725 – Diploma Program $15,282• Comprehensive Fee – Charged per semester of attendance to all students for cost of non-curricular facilities, programs, and services. – Full-Time Students $520 – Part-Time Students (6 credits or less) $260• Health Insurance – Charged once per academic year - may be waivedFall 2012 TBD – Spring 2013 (Charged to students who did not attend Fall 2012) TBD – Summer 2013 (Charged to students who did not attend Fall 2012 or Spring 2013) $570