Dec 13, 2019  
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MUSC 679 Career Development


A unit of the fifth and final semester of the MFA program (Semester in LA), this course explores the various angles of building a career in media music: Pathways taken by successful composers; examination of related trades (such as orchestrators, music editors, music programmers, audio engineers and similar), both in regards to how they collaborate with composers, but also how they can serve as entry-level or alternate career options; legal, business and tax considerations for young composers; the roles of professional organizations in the industry; networking best practices; and a number of other topics related to the art, craft and business of media music. The bulk of the class consists of daily changing guest speakers from all areas of the trade. Several field trips to composer studios and other places of media music business round out the experience

Repeatable: N
Formerly 32-6981L
Prerequisites MUSC 622 Scoring IV  
Concurrent Requisite MUSC 690 Internship  
Music Composition for the Screen MFA majors (G320)
Minimum Credits 1 Maximum Credits 1



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