Summer Institute : Music Business, Entrepreneurship + Technology

Jul - Jul 19, 2014          |
2 weeks


Producing, distributing and promoting in the arts and entertainment industries are becoming more creative than corporate – expand on the pioneering roots of the Philadelphia music scene in this innovative program.

Designed for the student looking to sharpen his or her skills in many areas of the music industry and learn the practicalities and realities of what it means to be "DIY" (Do It Yourself ) in 2014. Our two-week music business intensive is built around the culture of entrepreneurship and the crucial skills needed to create opportunity. If you are the person who is always looking for new music, sharing it, learning about it, breaking it down, comparing it and talking about it, then this program is the place to start harnessing your interests and talents.

NOTE: All information currently reflects the 2014 program. Please check back soon for information on the 2015 program.

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Our two-week intensive is built around the culture of entrepreneurship and the crucial skills needed to create opportunity.

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Study the music industry from both a historical and present-day perspective as well as new media businesses that extend beyond music.

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Tuition + Admissions

Juniors and seniors are welcome to apply as residential students, and sophomores, juniors and seniors are welcome to apply as commuters.

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All courses are taught by renowned professionals who are also members of the School of Music's faculty.

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Apply Now

Download our application and send in your materials to the Pre-College Summer Institute.

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Student Life + Activities

The University of the Arts' campus is located in Center City Philadelphia and is easy to navigate by foot.

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Housing + Meals

Students stay in apartment-style residence halls, with meals served at various on-campus dining facilities.

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Scholarship funds are limited, therefore awards are competitive.

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Summer Institute Open House

Join us on Saturday, April 5 from 1 to 4 pm to learn about our Pre-College Summer Institute.

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Important Dates

Mark your calendar with these important dates.

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View our 2014 Summer Institute brochure and application form.

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Learn more about tuition discounts, how to make a payment and our Student Code of Conduct.

For Accepted Students

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