The Commercial Music Concentration at Volunteer State can help you:

  • Define your songwriting style
  • Learn the basics of music theory
  • Understand the music business
  • Experience the recording studio process
  • Learn business management skills

The purpose of this program concentration is to prepare students to seek entry level or career growth opportunities in various phases of the commercial music industry. Jobs and career positions in this field include record store management and sales, jingle writer, recording industry clerical staff, assistant recording technician, assistant audio technician, artist development for talent agency, theme park performers, etc. Students who choose this concentration may focus on one of three emphases: Music Business, Technical/Production, and Artist Development.

Recording Studio

Vol State's Recording Studio has up-to-date equipment making us one of the most technically advanced facilities in the area. We support academic programs such as Recording Industry Management and Commercial Music.