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V i S i T W W W. b E S T S E m E S T E R . C o m / C m C

615.499.4378

cmc@Bestsemester.com [e]

www.bestsemester.com/cmc/explore

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few years ahead of you, are excited to help show you the way.

Wa S H i N g To N D C 2 0 0 0 2

blend art, commerce and real spirituality. And nearly 100 CMC alumni, who are just a

3 2 1 8 TH S T R E E T N E

music industry network of hundreds of believers who can help you find your way to

Bestsemester

Taylor Swift. From Jack White to Amy Grant. Explore the city and connect with a

STill WaNT To kNoW moRE?

N a s h v i l l e . M u s i c c i t y. Home to everyone from Kings of Leon to

a program of the

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a c i t y t h at ’ s a l l M u s i c a l l t h e t i M e ! A place so full of studios,

performance venues, record labels, new media start-ups and publishing companies that it would take you a year just to discover them all. And how about exploring that city with some seasoned professionals and 30 like-minded friends committed to helping you find your place in the ever-changing, ever-challenging music industry? Whether you’re thinking of pursuing a career as a songwriter, recording artist, touring musician, producer, engineer, artist manager, booking agent, record company executive or marketing guru, the Contemporary Music Center (CMC) is the only semester-long program that gives you hands-on experience in all aspects of making and marketing music.


V i S i T W W W. b E S T S E m E S T E R . C o m / C m C

615.499.4378

cmc@Bestsemester.com [e]

www.bestsemester.com/cmc/explore

[Ph]

few years ahead of you, are excited to help show you the way.

Wa S H i N g To N D C 2 0 0 0 2

blend art, commerce and real spirituality. And nearly 100 CMC alumni, who are just a

3 2 1 8 TH S T R E E T N E

music industry network of hundreds of believers who can help you find your way to

Bestsemester

Taylor Swift. From Jack White to Amy Grant. Explore the city and connect with a

STill WaNT To kNoW moRE?

N a s h v i l l e . M u s i c c i t y. Home to everyone from Kings of Leon to

a program of the

w w w. b e s t s e m e s t e r . c o m / c m c

a c i t y t h at ’ s a l l M u s i c a l l t h e t i M e ! A place so full of studios,

performance venues, record labels, new media start-ups and publishing companies that it would take you a year just to discover them all. And how about exploring that city with some seasoned professionals and 30 like-minded friends committed to helping you find your place in the ever-changing, ever-challenging music industry? Whether you’re thinking of pursuing a career as a songwriter, recording artist, touring musician, producer, engineer, artist manager, booking agent, record company executive or marketing guru, the Contemporary Music Center (CMC) is the only semester-long program that gives you hands-on experience in all aspects of making and marketing music.


V i S i T W W W. b E S T S E m E S T E R . C o m / C m C

615.499.4378

cmc@Bestsemester.com [e]

www.bestsemester.com/cmc/explore

[Ph]

few years ahead of you, are excited to help show you the way.

Wa S H i N g To N D C 2 0 0 0 2

blend art, commerce and real spirituality. And nearly 100 CMC alumni, who are just a

3 2 1 8 TH S T R E E T N E

music industry network of hundreds of believers who can help you find your way to

Bestsemester

Taylor Swift. From Jack White to Amy Grant. Explore the city and connect with a

STill WaNT To kNoW moRE?

N a s h v i l l e . M u s i c c i t y. Home to everyone from Kings of Leon to

a program of the

w w w. b e s t s e m e s t e r . c o m / c m c

a c i t y t h at ’ s a l l M u s i c a l l t h e t i M e ! A place so full of studios,

performance venues, record labels, new media start-ups and publishing companies that it would take you a year just to discover them all. And how about exploring that city with some seasoned professionals and 30 like-minded friends committed to helping you find your place in the ever-changing, ever-challenging music industry? Whether you’re thinking of pursuing a career as a songwriter, recording artist, touring musician, producer, engineer, artist manager, booking agent, record company executive or marketing guru, the Contemporary Music Center (CMC) is the only semester-long program that gives you hands-on experience in all aspects of making and marketing music.


a s a c M c s t u d e N t, you will live just across the street from the CMC head-

R e co M M e N d e d c R e d i ts : w w w. b e sts e M e st e R .co M /c M c / l e a R N Students earn 16 semester hours of credit. In addition to the Core Courses (7 credits), each student participates in 3 courses from their chosen track: Artist, Business or Technical (9 credits).

quarters. Your fully furnished apartment is complete with a well-equipped kitchen and

c M c d i R e c t o R Warren Pettit and a rotating cast of adjunct faculty bring you

access to a fitness center, swimming pool and laundry room. You’ll have everything at

dozens of years of experience in the studio, on stage and in the boardroom. You’ll get

your fingertips, with grocery stores and even a Starbucks right down the street. You’ll be

intensive instruction in recording, songwriting, performance, career development,

Faith, music and Culture inside the music industry Practicum: “CmC Tour”

10 minutes from Music Row and 15 minutes from the airport and major shopping areas.

marketing, record company operations, mixing, sound reinforcement and lighting,

ArtIst trAcK

The Residence Life Director will be there to make sure you have all the spiritual and

entertainment contracts and music industry finance. Plus, underpinning it all is the

social input and opportunities you need to flourish personally. Additionally, the Program

pursuit of the question, “Who has God made me to be, and how can I succeed—

Administrator keeps it all running smoothly, from the admissions process, to day-to-day

creatively, financially and spiritually?”

operations, to making sure you get the credits you deserve.

core courses

creDIts

3 3 1

Tailored to students considering careers as vocalists, musicians, songwriters, recording artists, performers and producers Essentials of Songwriting 3 Studio Recording 3 Performance 3 BusIness trAcK

Designed for business, arts management, marketing, communications and related majors Strategic management music business Survey advanced media marketing

www.bestsemester.com/cmc/live

3 3 3

tecHnIcAL trAcK

Prepares students for careers in live sound, concert lighting, studio recording and production advanced Studio Recording 3 audio Engineering 3 Concert Production 3 totA L c r e D I t s

PreParing for the real World

16

Ever wonder what happens after the CmC? Here’s what just a handful of our alumni have been up to:

4 M o N t h s . 1 4 w e e k s . 2 4 / 7. You get to work on nothing but music. The CMC

offers you state-of-the-art recording consoles, outboard gear and plug-ins, pro-quality guitars, keyboards, drums and amps, digital SLR and Hi-Def video gear, and enough sound reinforcement and lighting gear to take even the most jaded Indie Rocker to his happy place. An entire semester with a select group of artists, executives and techs who are ready to get serious about learning the ropes and getting a head start on their careers.

on tour with american idol kelly Clarkson in the studio with grammy®- and oscar®-winning Producer T bone burnett Featured in Rolling Stone magazine artist manager at irving azoff management (la) Talent Coordinator at The Hollywood bowl assistant to the President, Universal music group (la) Recording artists signed to interscope, gotee, mono vs. Stereo and Ramseur Records Recording and live Sound Engineers (la, NY, Nashville) Road manager for Touring artists artist managers at The Firm (la) and Nettwerk (Nashville) international marketing Coordinator, Epic Records (NY) music Video Director (Nashville and la) Television Producer (NY) Songwriters in Nashville Studio musicians (Nashville and la) Publicists (la) music Journalist music ministers Director of marketing, aEg live actor on “ER”, “Cold Case”, and in music videos Hair and makeup Stylist Sales manager at leading sound reinforcement company (NY) booking agent (Chicago) marketing Executive with the grammys attorney (Detroit) account Executive, Emi Cmg music Publishing Para-church ministry leader aNd MoRe!


a s a c M c s t u d e N t, you will live just across the street from the CMC head-

R e co M M e N d e d c R e d i ts : w w w. b e sts e M e st e R .co M /c M c / l e a R N Students earn 16 semester hours of credit. In addition to the Core Courses (7 credits), each student participates in 3 courses from their chosen track: Artist, Business or Technical (9 credits).

quarters. Your fully furnished apartment is complete with a well-equipped kitchen and

c M c d i R e c t o R Warren Pettit and a rotating cast of adjunct faculty bring you

access to a fitness center, swimming pool and laundry room. You’ll have everything at

dozens of years of experience in the studio, on stage and in the boardroom. You’ll get

your fingertips, with grocery stores and even a Starbucks right down the street. You’ll be

intensive instruction in recording, songwriting, performance, career development,

Faith, music and Culture inside the music industry Practicum: “CmC Tour”

10 minutes from Music Row and 15 minutes from the airport and major shopping areas.

marketing, record company operations, mixing, sound reinforcement and lighting,

ArtIst trAcK

The Residence Life Director will be there to make sure you have all the spiritual and

entertainment contracts and music industry finance. Plus, underpinning it all is the

social input and opportunities you need to flourish personally. Additionally, the Program

pursuit of the question, “Who has God made me to be, and how can I succeed—

Administrator keeps it all running smoothly, from the admissions process, to day-to-day

creatively, financially and spiritually?”

operations, to making sure you get the credits you deserve.

core courses

creDIts

3 3 1

Tailored to students considering careers as vocalists, musicians, songwriters, recording artists, performers and producers Essentials of Songwriting 3 Studio Recording 3 Performance 3 BusIness trAcK

Designed for business, arts management, marketing, communications and related majors Strategic management music business Survey advanced media marketing

www.bestsemester.com/cmc/live

3 3 3

tecHnIcAL trAcK

Prepares students for careers in live sound, concert lighting, studio recording and production advanced Studio Recording 3 audio Engineering 3 Concert Production 3 totA L c r e D I t s

PreParing for the real World

16

Ever wonder what happens after the CmC? Here’s what just a handful of our alumni have been up to:

4 M o N t h s . 1 4 w e e k s . 2 4 / 7. You get to work on nothing but music. The CMC

offers you state-of-the-art recording consoles, outboard gear and plug-ins, pro-quality guitars, keyboards, drums and amps, digital SLR and Hi-Def video gear, and enough sound reinforcement and lighting gear to take even the most jaded Indie Rocker to his happy place. An entire semester with a select group of artists, executives and techs who are ready to get serious about learning the ropes and getting a head start on their careers.

on tour with american idol kelly Clarkson in the studio with grammy®- and oscar®-winning Producer T bone burnett Featured in Rolling Stone magazine artist manager at irving azoff management (la) Talent Coordinator at The Hollywood bowl assistant to the President, Universal music group (la) Recording artists signed to interscope, gotee, mono vs. Stereo and Ramseur Records Recording and live Sound Engineers (la, NY, Nashville) Road manager for Touring artists artist managers at The Firm (la) and Nettwerk (Nashville) international marketing Coordinator, Epic Records (NY) music Video Director (Nashville and la) Television Producer (NY) Songwriters in Nashville Studio musicians (Nashville and la) Publicists (la) music Journalist music ministers Director of marketing, aEg live actor on “ER”, “Cold Case”, and in music videos Hair and makeup Stylist Sales manager at leading sound reinforcement company (NY) booking agent (Chicago) marketing Executive with the grammys attorney (Detroit) account Executive, Emi Cmg music Publishing Para-church ministry leader aNd MoRe!


a s a c M c s t u d e N t, you will live just across the street from the CMC head-

R e co M M e N d e d c R e d i ts : w w w. b e sts e M e st e R .co M /c M c / l e a R N Students earn 16 semester hours of credit. In addition to the Core Courses (7 credits), each student participates in 3 courses from their chosen track: Artist, Business or Technical (9 credits).

quarters. Your fully furnished apartment is complete with a well-equipped kitchen and

c M c d i R e c t o R Warren Pettit and a rotating cast of adjunct faculty bring you

access to a fitness center, swimming pool and laundry room. You’ll have everything at

dozens of years of experience in the studio, on stage and in the boardroom. You’ll get

your fingertips, with grocery stores and even a Starbucks right down the street. You’ll be

intensive instruction in recording, songwriting, performance, career development,

Faith, music and Culture inside the music industry Practicum: “CmC Tour”

10 minutes from Music Row and 15 minutes from the airport and major shopping areas.

marketing, record company operations, mixing, sound reinforcement and lighting,

ArtIst trAcK

The Residence Life Director will be there to make sure you have all the spiritual and

entertainment contracts and music industry finance. Plus, underpinning it all is the

social input and opportunities you need to flourish personally. Additionally, the Program

pursuit of the question, “Who has God made me to be, and how can I succeed—

Administrator keeps it all running smoothly, from the admissions process, to day-to-day

creatively, financially and spiritually?”

operations, to making sure you get the credits you deserve.

core courses

creDIts

3 3 1

Tailored to students considering careers as vocalists, musicians, songwriters, recording artists, performers and producers Essentials of Songwriting 3 Studio Recording 3 Performance 3 BusIness trAcK

Designed for business, arts management, marketing, communications and related majors Strategic management music business Survey advanced media marketing

www.bestsemester.com/cmc/live

3 3 3

tecHnIcAL trAcK

Prepares students for careers in live sound, concert lighting, studio recording and production advanced Studio Recording 3 audio Engineering 3 Concert Production 3 totA L c r e D I t s

PreParing for the real World

16

Ever wonder what happens after the CmC? Here’s what just a handful of our alumni have been up to:

4 M o N t h s . 1 4 w e e k s . 2 4 / 7. You get to work on nothing but music. The CMC

offers you state-of-the-art recording consoles, outboard gear and plug-ins, pro-quality guitars, keyboards, drums and amps, digital SLR and Hi-Def video gear, and enough sound reinforcement and lighting gear to take even the most jaded Indie Rocker to his happy place. An entire semester with a select group of artists, executives and techs who are ready to get serious about learning the ropes and getting a head start on their careers.

on tour with american idol kelly Clarkson in the studio with grammy®- and oscar®-winning Producer T bone burnett Featured in Rolling Stone magazine artist manager at irving azoff management (la) Talent Coordinator at The Hollywood bowl assistant to the President, Universal music group (la) Recording artists signed to interscope, gotee, mono vs. Stereo and Ramseur Records Recording and live Sound Engineers (la, NY, Nashville) Road manager for Touring artists artist managers at The Firm (la) and Nettwerk (Nashville) international marketing Coordinator, Epic Records (NY) music Video Director (Nashville and la) Television Producer (NY) Songwriters in Nashville Studio musicians (Nashville and la) Publicists (la) music Journalist music ministers Director of marketing, aEg live actor on “ER”, “Cold Case”, and in music videos Hair and makeup Stylist Sales manager at leading sound reinforcement company (NY) booking agent (Chicago) marketing Executive with the grammys attorney (Detroit) account Executive, Emi Cmg music Publishing Para-church ministry leader aNd MoRe!


a s a c M c s t u d e N t, you will live just across the street from the CMC head-

R e co M M e N d e d c R e d i ts : w w w. b e sts e M e st e R .co M /c M c / l e a R N Students earn 16 semester hours of credit. In addition to the Core Courses (7 credits), each student participates in 3 courses from their chosen track: Artist, Business or Technical (9 credits).

quarters. Your fully furnished apartment is complete with a well-equipped kitchen and

c M c d i R e c t o R Warren Pettit and a rotating cast of adjunct faculty bring you

access to a fitness center, swimming pool and laundry room. You’ll have everything at

dozens of years of experience in the studio, on stage and in the boardroom. You’ll get

your fingertips, with grocery stores and even a Starbucks right down the street. You’ll be

intensive instruction in recording, songwriting, performance, career development,

Faith, music and Culture inside the music industry Practicum: “CmC Tour”

10 minutes from Music Row and 15 minutes from the airport and major shopping areas.

marketing, record company operations, mixing, sound reinforcement and lighting,

ArtIst trAcK

The Residence Life Director will be there to make sure you have all the spiritual and

entertainment contracts and music industry finance. Plus, underpinning it all is the

social input and opportunities you need to flourish personally. Additionally, the Program

pursuit of the question, “Who has God made me to be, and how can I succeed—

Administrator keeps it all running smoothly, from the admissions process, to day-to-day

creatively, financially and spiritually?”

operations, to making sure you get the credits you deserve.

core courses

creDIts

3 3 1

Tailored to students considering careers as vocalists, musicians, songwriters, recording artists, performers and producers Essentials of Songwriting 3 Studio Recording 3 Performance 3 BusIness trAcK

Designed for business, arts management, marketing, communications and related majors Strategic management music business Survey advanced media marketing

www.bestsemester.com/cmc/live

3 3 3

tecHnIcAL trAcK

Prepares students for careers in live sound, concert lighting, studio recording and production advanced Studio Recording 3 audio Engineering 3 Concert Production 3 totA L c r e D I t s

PreParing for the real World

16

Ever wonder what happens after the CmC? Here’s what just a handful of our alumni have been up to:

4 M o N t h s . 1 4 w e e k s . 2 4 / 7. You get to work on nothing but music. The CMC

offers you state-of-the-art recording consoles, outboard gear and plug-ins, pro-quality guitars, keyboards, drums and amps, digital SLR and Hi-Def video gear, and enough sound reinforcement and lighting gear to take even the most jaded Indie Rocker to his happy place. An entire semester with a select group of artists, executives and techs who are ready to get serious about learning the ropes and getting a head start on their careers.

on tour with american idol kelly Clarkson in the studio with grammy®- and oscar®-winning Producer T bone burnett Featured in Rolling Stone magazine artist manager at irving azoff management (la) Talent Coordinator at The Hollywood bowl assistant to the President, Universal music group (la) Recording artists signed to interscope, gotee, mono vs. Stereo and Ramseur Records Recording and live Sound Engineers (la, NY, Nashville) Road manager for Touring artists artist managers at The Firm (la) and Nettwerk (Nashville) international marketing Coordinator, Epic Records (NY) music Video Director (Nashville and la) Television Producer (NY) Songwriters in Nashville Studio musicians (Nashville and la) Publicists (la) music Journalist music ministers Director of marketing, aEg live actor on “ER”, “Cold Case”, and in music videos Hair and makeup Stylist Sales manager at leading sound reinforcement company (NY) booking agent (Chicago) marketing Executive with the grammys attorney (Detroit) account Executive, Emi Cmg music Publishing Para-church ministry leader aNd MoRe!


V i S i T W W W. b E S T S E m E S T E R . C o m / C m C

615.499.4378

cmc@Bestsemester.com [e]

www.bestsemester.com/cmc/explore

[Ph]

few years ahead of you, are excited to help show you the way.

Wa S H i N g To N D C 2 0 0 0 2

blend art, commerce and real spirituality. And nearly 100 CMC alumni, who are just a

3 2 1 8 TH S T R E E T N E

music industry network of hundreds of believers who can help you find your way to

Bestsemester

Taylor Swift. From Jack White to Amy Grant. Explore the city and connect with a

STill WaNT To kNoW moRE?

N a s h v i l l e . M u s i c c i t y. Home to everyone from Kings of Leon to

a program of the

w w w. b e s t s e m e s t e r . c o m / c m c

a c i t y t h at ’ s a l l M u s i c a l l t h e t i M e ! A place so full of studios,

performance venues, record labels, new media start-ups and publishing companies that it would take you a year just to discover them all. And how about exploring that city with some seasoned professionals and 30 like-minded friends committed to helping you find your place in the ever-changing, ever-challenging music industry? Whether you’re thinking of pursuing a career as a songwriter, recording artist, touring musician, producer, engineer, artist manager, booking agent, record company executive or marketing guru, the Contemporary Music Center (CMC) is the only semester-long program that gives you hands-on experience in all aspects of making and marketing music.


2012/2013 Contemporary Music Center Brochure