Music Industry Overview and History

Course Code: MUSB 5000

Academic Year: 2021-2022

Students will discuss the history of the music industry in North America and how it evolved to where it is today. By understanding the broad range of career opportunities available in music and the various entry points to the industry, students will be prepared to develop their personal career plan. Discussion will include major development and their impact on the industry - the rise and fall of major labels, new business models and formats, and the future of Apple, Google, and Amazon.