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The Music Industry Program demystifies the music business by focusing on the history, theory, and practice of music as a professional and connects students to movers and shakers within the vibrant Los Angeles music scene. The program includes a very popular Music Industry Minor, the Center for Music Innovation, which focuses on research and industry trends, and the student-run Music Industry Committee (MIC at UCLA) and its signature Office Hours series. All three components work together to prepare students for careers in the music industry and help them explore its possibilities. Music Industry courses are taught by a mix of UCLA faculty and industry professionals, make use of the school’s professional-grade recording and music creation studios, and include supervised professional internships taking advantage of the university’s Los Angeles location.

Music Industry Faculty
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David Leaf
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Mark Tramo
Lecturer
Robert Fink
Chair of Music Industry Minor; Professor
Gigi Johnson
Director of the Center for Music Innovation
Don Franzen
Adjunct Professor
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