EKU Music Industry Program
However music moves you—to perform, compose, teach, produce or promote—a degree from Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Music will strike the right chord.
The Music Industry Studies Program is designed to do just that and prepare the next generation of music administrators. The crafted curriculum emphasizes the importance of management, entrepreneurship and technology in the arts. With dedicated courses in career development, booking and touring management, recording arts, publishing and licensing, as well as accounting and public relations, students gain the knowledge and skill they need to compete in the entertainment field.
For more than quarter of a century, Eastern Kentucky University has offered a specialized program in music products and retailing progressing to meet the demands of the industry to include management and now recording arts. EKU graduates work as booking agents, producers, arts administrations, recording engineers, in music marketing and promotion, and as sound technicians.