Home to the visual and performing arts at Syracuse, VPA supports the creative process and professional development. The College is divided into six areas: the School of Art; the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies; the School of Design; the Department of Drama; the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music; and the Department of Transmedia.
CoursesSample courses for sound recording technology majors include:
- Music Industry and the Media
- Live Sound and Concert Recording
- Music Industry Law and Ethics
- Social Media for the Music Business
- Basic Conducting
- European and American Music Since 1914
Practical ExperienceSound recording technology students learn how to record, produce, mix, and master sound recordings in Syracuse University’s state-of-the-art Belfer Laboratory and Studio. This is a Live End/Dead End recording studio that has earned a reputation as an incubator for the artists, audio engineers, and businesspeople who shape the music industry.
Study AbroadToday’s musicians must prepare for careers on a global level. Setnor School has designed study abroad programs that align with your curriculum in Brazil, London, and France. There is also an optional semester in Los Angeles, which is considered the entertainment capital of the world.
Life After Syracuse UniversityAs a College of Visual and Performing Arts graduate with a major in sound recording technology, you can explore such careers as:
- Recording engineer
- Technical engineer
- Recording studio manager