FAQ

I’m not a musician, can I still work in the music industry?

For every artist on the mic, there are 100 jobs behind him.  Here is a brief list of careers that you can explore in the music and entertainment industry:

  • Music Producer
  • A&R Coordinator
  • Recording Engineer
  • Concert Promoter
  • Personal Manager
  • Tour Manager
  • Booking Agent
  • Radio DJ
  • Lighting and Sound
  • Stage Manager
  • Radio Show Producer
  • Artists Management

Our 1 and 2 year conservatory allows students to discuss and explore a variety of degree plans to further their education and career options.

What kinds of experiences do the BHAC faculty have in the music and entertainment business?

BHAC faculty bring an arsenal of practical, real-world experiences to the classroom and the teaching studio. From providing instruction to students, to composing, performing, recording, publishing, consulting and creating careers in arts administration and music retail.

Are internships available in the music business?

BHAC is currently working with recording industry programs as well as live performance unions to secure a select amount of internships for students who complete our conservatory.

Why do I need to learn a primary instrument if I have no plans of being a musician?

We encourage a life long appreciation of music and find that learning an instrument allows for a better understanding of the music industry.

How can I sign up for classes?

Prospective students must first be admitted academically to the BHAC through the admissions process.

Can I Make a Living in the Music Industry?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting a 10% increase in the number of music jobs in the U.S. through 2020, compared to 14% across the broader economy. But the BLS pegs average hourly wages at $22.39 for musicians, 50% more than the countrywide average of $16.27. Read full report Here.