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MUSIC 108: The Business of Music

A comprehensive survey of the music business. Topics include songwriting, music publishing, copyright, music licensing, unions and guilds, agents and managers, artists and management, the record industry, artists' recording contracts, studios and engineers, and music for media. This course is part of the A.S. degree in Digital Music Technology, but all interested students are welcome.


More Music Business classes coming soon!



Our faculty have a wide range of professional experience in the music industry, from recording engineers to concert pianists, entertainment attorneys to record producers. Learn more here.



For more information about the Music and Commercial Music Programs, please contact Associate Professor Bob Kostlan (rkostlan@sdccd.edu) or Assistant Professor Mike Espar (mespar@sdccd.edu).