Music Technology

Music Technology class at Culver-Stockton

 

Listen to featured works from our music tech students by clicking on the player below.

About the Program

The Culver-Stockton College music program provides students of promise an engagement with artistic expression that reflects the integrity of the human spirit. For over 100 years, the music program has encouraged performers, educators and students to reach for their highest potential. Our music faculty offer a wide range of expertise and specialization and give students the personal attention they deserve. The institution is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Graduates of the department have gone on to distinguished professional careers as educators and performers.

What Makes the Program Distinctive?

The Bachelor of Science in Music Technology is broad in scope and provides students professional training for careers in the music industry and professional fields. From experienced faculty to high profile guest lecturers that present on a wide array of topics, music technology graduates can adapt the knowledge and skills gained in this program to disciplines beyond traditional music specializations. Further, the curriculum includes interdisciplinary work with other Culver-Stockton departments, and teaches communication skills, how to prospect for quality gigs and build professional relationships. The music technology program embraces Culver-Stockton’s focus on experiential learning and provides project simulations from a pool of professional production companies, radio stations and independent producers across the country.

Beyond the Classroom

Student-run Clubs – NAfME-C (National Association for Music Education – Collegiate), Music Student Advisory Council
Honor Societies – Sigma Phi Zeta
Professional Experiences – Internships with professional production companies, music houses and independent producers
Travel-Study Courses – Arts Abroad

After Culver-Stockton

Career areas include audio production, multimedia production, sound design, music hardware development, music retail and media distribution, public performance and song writing and composition for a variety of fields.

“The music technology program at Culver-Stockton is truly one of a kind. It embodies the college’s focus on experiential learning, covering a wide variety of topics in the music industry, modeling our projects on real-world scenarios and incorporating guest lectures from industry professionals to help tie classroom learning to our future fields. I’m very thankful to have these resources and opportunities so I can hone my creativity and bring my ideas to life.”
–Allen Gingerich ’20

AT A GLANCE:

Can you minor in this program?
Yes

Popular second major
Business or Marketing

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For more information, contact:
Dr. Tom Polett
Department Chair of Music
Phone: 573-288-6354
Email: tpolett@culver.edu

Students work on projects during their digital audio production class.

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The mission of Culver-Stockton College is to prepare students of promise for a dynamic world through our distinctive experiential curriculum within a supportive learning community founded upon the best values of faith and the human spirit.

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