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Music Industry Studies; Urban & Electronic Music Production; Entertainment Industry Studies

Portfolio + Interview Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Music Industry Studies OR Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Industry Studies

Portfolio

  • There is no preconceived format for the portfolio. We are curious about your passions and accomplishments. It’s not a matter of how much you’ve done, it’s about how you manifest your passion for music and communicate that passion

  • Your portfolio may contain the following types of items:
     

  • Songs or videos you have written, recorded, engineered, produced, or played on

  • Links to your public web presence - Soundcloud, Bandcamp, a Blog, etc.

  • Materials/media promoting events you may have produced or been a part of (posters, programs, photos, press kit, etc.)

  • Your creative/professional resume

Interview

  • The interview consists of a conversation with Music Industry Studies faculty members

  • You will be asked to express your goals and aspirations, past experiences in music, why you want to study at Loyola, etc. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Urban & Electronic Music Production

Portfolio + Interview Requirements

Students wishing to pursue study as a rapper or singer within the program must either:

Portfolio:

Rappers: 

Portfolio can include recorded tracks, live show recordings or home recordings; students may submit any written poetry, spoken word work, or bars that they are currently working on. 

Production & DJ:

Portfolio showcasing any beats, musical/creative productions, or other electronic work. Tracks can take the form of audio, video files, or links to Soundcloud, YouTube, websites, or other online content created by the applicant.

Interview

  • The interview consists of a conversation with Music Industry Studies faculty members.

  • You will be asked to express your goals and aspirations, past experiences in music, why you want to study at Loyola, etc. 

Remote Interview Option: 

Applicants who are unable to attend an on-campus interview may schedule a phone interview. Students will schedule their remote interviews through the Loyola Application Status Page