Why Hartwick?

If you’re interested in pursuing a full or part time career in music – whatever your background – this minor is for you. Whether you’re behind the scenes or on the stage, this program will give you the versatility you need to break into and succeed in the music field.

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Many Career Paths

The music sector is broad, dynamic, and encompasses many different occupations. With your Hartwick music business minor, enter the world of music with skills that could lead to careers such as music producer, concert promoter, music business manager or owner, recording engineer, artist, tour or event manager, music publicist, private lessons teacher or professional performer. Build the knowledge and skills to help you navigate the vibrant and exciting music marketplace.

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Extraordinary Opportunities

Hone your business-savvy and technology skills through personalized instruction from music business experts. Take advantage of customized internship opportunities and learn from working musicians and music professionals.

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An Education Built for You

Your music business minor FlightPath is built on core leadership, project management, operations, technology, and finance concepts. But the program doesn’t stop there. Gain valuable hands-on experiences in the vibrant regional music and performing arts community that will allow you to put curricular learning into practice – from events management to sound production or from managing your professional gig finances to marketing and promoting concerts.

Music Business Minor Requirements

Review all the requirements in the College Catalog.

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Evan Jagels

Artist in Residence

Wyatt Ambrose

Artist in Residence