Students pursuing the Bachelor of Music with Emphasis in Sound Recording Technology degree will have hands-on experience with state-of-the-art existing and emerging technology, and thorough grounding in the fundamentals of the theory, the practice, and the artistry involved in live sound, sound recording, and music production. Through field-specific coursework, students will gain an understanding of the inner workings of the recording and audio industry and marketplace. The program's hands-on experience focuses on the mastery of musical skills as well as the practical, technical, and business aspects and will provide an excellent level of preparation to pursue a career in the field.
RECITALS, CONCERTS & MASTER CLASSES EACH YEAR 130
DEGREE PROGRAMS WITH SEVERAL CONCENTRATIONS/OPTIONS 6
MUSIC MAJORS & MINORS; 245 UNDERGRADUATE, 15 GRADUATE 260
Plan and coordinate various aspects of radio, television, stage, or motion picture production, such as selecting script, coordinating writing, directing and editing, and arranging financing.
Sound Engineering Technicians
Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.
Coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs.
Music Composers and Arrangers
Write and transcribe musical scores.
The application to ODU, the music performance audition application, the music performance audition, the music education interview, and the music theory placement test are required for admission consideration.
For Admission to the Music - Emphasis in Sound Recording Technology Program
paper based: 550, internet based 79
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