Milwaukee Area Technical College - Music Occupations & Audio Production Programs

Careers in Music

In preparation for a career in music, the associate degree program is
designed to develop your skills as a well-rounded musician while focusing on
your primary instrument.  Performance classes offer students the opportunity
for real "on stage" experience. Working with top-notch professionals in the
world of sound recording, you will gain skills that will enable you to work
as a sound support technician, or work in a recording studio.

MATC Music will prepare you for Career Paths in the Music Industry such as:
  • Composer
  • Songwriter
  • Arranger
  • Performing Artist
  • Studio Musician
  • Bandleader
  • Music Teacher - Private or Classroom
  • Music Publishing
  • Music Producer
  • Music Manager
  • Music Promoter
  • Music Retailing
  • Talent Agent
  • Recording Engineer
  • Audio Engineer
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Mastering Engineer
  • Mixing Engineer
  • Music Tracking Engineer
  • Recording Studio Manager
  • Print Music Publishing/Engraving/Transcribing/Editing
  • Music Manufacture Representative
  • Music Instrument Repair
  • Music Software Programming and Evolving Technology

Some of the places MATC Music Students and Graduates are Employed:
  • Hal Leonard Publishing
  • White House of Music
  • Brass Bell Music
  • Lincoln Music
  • School Of Rock
  • Cascio Interstate Music
  • Guitar Center
  • Wisconsin Academy of Music
  • FRESH COAST Studios, Ltd.
  • Tanner/Monagle Studios
  • Outpost Music
  • Music Go Round
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
  • Private Education - Music Studios
  • Summerfest Performer
  • Wisconsin State Fair Performer
  • Many Regional/National/International Performing Artists