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Popular and Commercial Music

The Beatles. Kendrick Lamar. Alicia Keys. Talking Heads. Adele. What do these performers have in common?

They’ve all made music that is creative, artful, challenging, innovative—but also wildly commercially successful. Our popular and commercial music program welcomes rock musicians, rappers, EDM artists, singer/songwriters and all other musicians who might not necessarily have a background in classical or jazz.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Popular and Commercial Music

Our exciting Bachelor of Science in Popular and Commercial Music degree program offers 360-degree training for aspiring performers and songwriters. In addition to learning about the best practices of the music industry, you’ll develop your performance and technical skills with instruction on style, recording techniques, theory, audio production, and more.

Popular and Commercial Music


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