Create High Tech Harmony

Are you looking for a career in the music industry and professional fields? From experienced faculty to high-profile guest lecturers that present on a wide array of topics, you will be taught to adapt the knowledge and skills gained in this program to disciplines beyond traditional music specializations. 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 provides project simulations from a pool of professional production companies, radio stations, and independent producers across the country.

The C-SC Difference

This specialized degree is a program that will give you a solid foundation in general musicianship, performance, and secondary technology in addition to a core set of skills in music technology. Become a versatile 21st-century musician ready for a career path or graduate school. Enjoy access to our music technology Mac lab, and our recording studio and whisper room, both outfitted with industry-standard software while being taught by professional faculty known for their own musicianship.

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

Art Galleries & Venues

Alexander Campbell Auditorium

Alexander Campbell Auditorium

Alexander Campbell Auditorium is a proscenium theatre built in 1966 with a seating capacity of more than 900. The auditorium is used for musicals and larger theatre productions.

Mabee Gallery

Mabee Art Gallery

The Mabee Art Gallery can be found on the main level of the Herrick Foundation Center. The gallery extends up into a second story balcony overlooking the main floor which features the center jump circle from the original basketball court previously housed in the building. The gallery hosts shows from renowned regional and national artists, faculty exhibits, and student honor and senior shows.

Mabee Little Theatre

Mabee Little Theatre

Mabee Little Theatre is a flexible seating "Black Box" experimental theatre, used for theatre department productions and student-directed productions. It is housed in the lower level of the Alexander Campbell Auditorium.

Merillat Recital Hall

Merillat Recital Hall

Merillat Recital Hall is a 225-seat area used for the opera workshop, student recitals, and other events.

What can I do with a Music Technology Degree?

Audio and Sound production
Multimedia production
Sound design
Music hardware development
Music retail and media distribution
Public performance
Songwriting and composition

Our curriculum assures you will complete a professional internship in the field.

Beyond the Classroom

  • Student Experiences
    • National Association for Music Education – Collegiate
    • Music Student Advisory Council
    • Sigma Phi Zeta (music honor society)
    • Signature Sounds (music tech club)
    • A cappella Clubs – C-S Singers (non-auditioned) and Ocho (auditioned)
    • Arts Abroad (international travel course housed within FALA division)
    • Musical ensembles
  • Professional Experiences
    • Exploratory and professional internships
    • Multiple performances each year
    • Internships with professional production companies, music houses and independent producers (music tech)

Information About Our Minors

Music Tech Minor: Music tech minors take the complete music technology sequence designed for the majors without the many additional music-specific courses. It compliments other digital majors like graphic design, marketing, communications, web design, technical theater, etc. and can be added to a music education major to round out their knowledge base.

Music Therapy: We have helped prepare several students for graduate studies in music therapy. Oftentimes students will major in music education with a minor in psychology, or double major in music (BA) and psychology.