The Popular Music Performance A.A.S. Degree prepares individuals for entry-level positions in the entertainment industry by focusing on live performance, with everything from how to perfect your sound, to building confidence, charisma, and comfortability on stage, interacting with the audience, writing, recording, and publishing hit songs, putting on energetic and entertaining shows, and building a profitable career as a stage performer.
If you’re looking for a career in the music industry, look no further! The Entertainment Industry Technology (EIT) program at Central Arizona College will prepare you for an exciting career in the music business. A literal “School of Rock,” the EIT program is your chance to embed yourself in the technology and business of making music for a living – all while doing what you love… making music! This dynamic, hands-on program is designed to vie students comprehensive training in the modern music industry. Learn how to engineer professional-quality music in a recording studio, perform high-energy shows in front of live audiences, mix live sound and design lighting for concerts, get your music licensed in TV shows and movies, intern at professional recording studios or concert halls, and so much more! A fully accredited A.A.S. (Associates of Applied Sciences) degree or certificate can be earned in Recording Engineering, Live Audio & Lighting, Popular Music Performance. With CAC’s EIT program, you get a complete well-rounded education in the music industry with practical hands-on experience and an accredited associate’s degree or certificate in your chosen area of focus. Plus, CAC EIT students get FREE STUDIO TIME and FREE REHEARSAL SPACE for personal music projects and class assignments! CAC has on-campus living, low tuition, and small class sizes with personal attention with inspectors who have had successful careers in the music business. Our instructors are music industry veterans, national recording artists, stage performers, producers, entertainment law attorneys, theater sound & lighting designers, and professional studio musicians, etc. Seating is limited… REGISTER TODAY!