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Music - Music Industry

About the Music Industry Program 

Are you drawn to the excitement of entertainment? Ever wonder how concerts, recordings and productions get brought to life? Jobs that are inside the music industry have the bright lights, perks and the love of music rolled into one. By pursuing TROY’s bachelor’s in music with a concentration in music industry, you can see where music will take you.

Exceptional education

Troy University’s music industry degree is designed to provide you with a solid foundation of time-tested business practices and changing technology trends combined with in-depth musical study. All your classes are taught by highly skilled faculty within the John M. Long School of Music who are world-class teachers, scholars, conductors, composers and performers.

Diversity of classes

Throughout your music industry classes at Troy University, you will receive instruction in areas including songwriting, recording studios, music technologies, studio repair, marketing of recorded music, arts management and concert producing. Within your courses, you will learn more about diverse musical traditions from around the globe and gain an understanding of the practices and inter-relationships within the music industry including the areas of retail, recording, distribution, legal aspects, publishing media and employment. You will also study computer-based applications currently used in the music industry for audio production including MIDI sequencing, multi-track recording, audio editing and music notation.

Within your courses, you’ll also have exciting opportunities such to develop, stage and present music concert productions in a variety of performance environments. These events will give you a real-world understanding of artist management, production and equip you with the knowledge of how to develop a show, manage a venue, market an event and manage a show’s booking and touring.

Real-world experience

The music industry is a vibrant and exciting merger of art and business. In TROY’s music industry program, you are provided with real-world, educational experiences designed to prepare you for a professional career in music. Whether in the form of an internship, or volunteering to invest your time and talents in local productions, you can take advantage of all the opportunities TROY’s music industry program offers to gain hands-on experience while pursing your degree. By playing a part in concerts, festivals and recording studio sessions, you can produce a diverse portfolio to help you impress future employers as you prepare to enter the industry.




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Program Locations

  • Troy Campus

TROY alumni find success as sibling band Cain

The Cain siblings

Three Troy University alumni are finding success as Christian musicians on a major record label.

Taylor, Madison and Logan Cain, together known as the band Cain, recently released their first EP for Sony Music’s Provident Label Group, a record label featuring major Christian artists like Casting Crowns and Zach Williams.

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