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Senior Music Management students having a great time on a professional informational field trip to music businesses in San FranciscoProfessor Keith Hatschek instructing a Music Management courseSenior Music Management students with Prof. Hatschek visiting alum Lauren Kasper at MOG in Berkeley, CA.
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Jessica Siena
Director of Conservatory Admissions
Faye Spanos Concert Hall, 3rd Floor
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Bachelor of Music with Emphasis in Music Management

Pacific's Bachelor of Music degree program in Music Management allows students to combine intensive studies in music with an emphasis on the business and management aspects of the music and recording industry.

The BM degree with an emphasis in Music Management prepares students for a wide variety of music business careers where their knowledge and understanding of music performance, repertoire, styles and history will be valuable assets. This may include music producer, arranger, recording engineer, sound designer, music programmer, journalist, editor or performer. Performers gain insight and knowledge into the inner workings of the music and arts industry to help them navigate and manager their own career as a developing artist.

BM Music Management students must complete at least one experiential learning semester in the form of an industry internship. Past internships have been hosted by a variety of entertainment firms in California, New York or the student's home state. These internships provide a crucial part of our school's music management education melding practical application of theories learned in school with exposure to the working world. The internship experience helps a student explore his or her specific area of interest within the music business.

Student interaction with working professionals and alumni of the program augment faculty teaching and are an integral part of the program's success. Regular visits with practitioners through weekly Music Industry Forum sessions, site visits to regional music business firms and an active student-run Music Management club enhances a student's development as a future music professional.

The Music Management program collaborates with Pacific's Eberhardt School of Business in curriculum development and career advising. Students who are interested in a career in the music industry without the intensive study of music in the Conservatory, may opt to apply to the Music Industry Studies program. 

Music Management Faculty

Benom Plumb
Associate Professor of Music, Program Director for Music Industy Studies and Music Management

Keith Hatschek
Professor of Music Management and Music Industry Studies

Jeff Crawford
Assistant Professor of Practice in Music Technology and Recording Arts 

Bachelor of Music with Emphasis in Music Management 4-Year Grid