Commercial Music (ESA)

Hoot/Wisdom, the only record label owned and operated by a university, provides a great resource for FAU students considering a career on the business side of music. Students interested in the management, distribution, and financial factors involved with the music industry would find this major of interest. Commercial Music students may also take on the creative or technology tracks.

For more information about this major, please visit the following links from the FAU University Catalog

Related Major Skills

Ability to keep audience's interests
Ability to read and write music
Ability to use various sound equipment
Adaptability and flexibility
Basic reading, writing, editing skills
Communication skills
Creativity
Entertaining skills
Good stage presence
Observation skills
Performance techniques
Perseverance
Physical stamina
Poise
Self-discipline
Singing/instrumental talents
Teaching Abilities
Versatility

Sample Work Settings

Casinos Churches or Synagogues
Colleges and Universities
Concert Halls
Conservatories
Cruise Ships
Film Production Companies
Film Studios
Home Studio
Hospitals
Hotels
Instrument Repair Shops
Instrument Stores
Multimedia and Videogame Companies
Music Libraries
Music Publishing Companies
Music Stores
Private Parties or Events
Public School Systems
Recording Companies
Rehabilitation Centers
Resorts
TV Studios
Theaters
Theme Parks

 Last Modified 12/6/16