Music Business/Management Department
The Music Business/Management Department offers you the opportunity to learn about the business side of music.
Whether you're interested in becoming a professional musician or a music business professional, the Music Business/Management Department will teach you what you need to know in order to market your talents and ensure your success.
For Music Business/Management majors, the department also coordinates internship placements.
Music Business/Management Facilities and Resources
The Music Business/Management Department has full use of the Professional Education Division Technology Lab, a 22-workstation classroom and laboratory equipped with word processing, database, and spreadsheet software to meet your diverse Music Business/Management needs.
The Music Business/Management Resource Center
This information clearinghouse is home to about a dozen high-profile music business periodicals and a database archive of approximately 2,500 of the most relevant articles from these publications. The center also houses a collection of books, computer materials, and videos related to music business/management and related course work.
Each year the Music Business/Management Department sponsors the Zafris Lecture, an afternoon clinic and reception with a prominent member of the music business community. Past participants have included: Mark Goldstein, Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, Warner Brothers Records in Los Angeles; Terri Rossi, Vice President, Marketing, BMG Distribution; Tom Sturges, President, Chrysalis Music in Los Angeles; and, Karl Bruhn, Director, American Music Conference in Los Angeles.
Berklee founded a non-profit, student-run record label in 1995, called Heavy Rotation Records, to give music business students the opportunity to get real world record industry experience. Recent graduates have landed jobs with such record companies as BMG, Universal, and Sony.
For further information about the MB/M Department, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617 747-2152.
The Accelerated M.B.A. Program
Students who successfully complete the music business/management program and earn a bachelor of music degree from Berklee may apply for acceptance to the Suffolk University Accelerated M.B.A. Program for Berklee students.
Through a special arrangement, students in this program may receive credit for Berklee course work in the music business/management major towards an M.B.A. from Suffolk University. For more information, contact the Music Business/Management Department at Berklee or the Ofﬁce of Graduate Admissions at Suffolk University or go to suffolk.edu/business/10518.html.