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Music Industry (B.S.)

The Music Industry program at Fredonia prepares students and graduates for the ever-changing world of entertainment business. Through the applied professional studies program within the School of Business, students earn a Bachelor of Science in Music Industry. This course of study offers students a well-rounded education in Music, Business Administration, and Communications and it is not uncommon for our students to double-major or pick up a minor. With innovative classes specific to the Music Industry program, such as Contract Law, Copyright Law, Live Touring and Sound, Music Marketing and Promotion, and are very own student-run record label (HAIL! Fredonia Records), our students gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience that cannot be simulated in any college classroom. Our students exit our program, feeling well-prepared and excited for their future in the entertainment industry.

A Closer Look Into What We Do

Our Music Industry program mainly works with two charities, Why Hunger and the Institute for Autism Research.In 2016, we released a collaborative project, titled “Not So Different.” “Not So Different” was composed by Cassandra Kubinski and under HAIL! Fredonia Records, the song was re-recorded with Cassandra, Mary Ramsey of 10,000 Maniacs and John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls. As well as releasing “Not So Different”, a benefit concert, Artists for Autism, was held in which over $25,000 was raised to benefit the Institute for Autism Research. For more information on other completed projects, please visit our Past Events page.

What can you do with a degree in Music Industry?


Why Should You Choose Fredonia?


Did you know that SUNY Fredonia is the only SUNY school that offers a Bachelor of Science in Music Industry? Our Music Industry program is in our school of business.


Did you know that there is no audition required to be a Music Industry major? At Fredonia, we believe that passion for the entertainment industry is more important than your musical ability. Most students who apply for the program are those who have grown up around music and already possess basic knowledge.


Did you know that our faculty are real-time working professionals? From Sound Engineers and Musicians, to Lawyers and Managers, Fredonia’s teacher have been there. For more information on our talented faculty, visit our Faculty & Staff page.




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Music Industry Coordinator - Professor Armand Petri

W305 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-4959
(716) 673-3506 fax