Offering premier music instruction and performance opportunities, the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Music aims to advance versatile graduates sought after by industry leaders.
The Applied Music Program will prepare students for a wide variety of music careers through technical and experiential learning with talented LIU faculty and some of Roc Nation’s world-renowned artists. Applied Music students will study ear training and musicianship, harmony and counterpoint, music notation software, and the origins of musical genres, while also receiving instrument training and performing in ensembles. Roc Nation students will be able to enroll in electives that are only available at LIU, such as The Business of Shawn Carter, Women in Music, and Monetization of Music. Students will leave with unmatched insight into the process of building a successful and thriving career in the music industry.
LIU’s one-of-a-kind partnership with Roc Nation will give students an insider’s view of the music industry and unlock a world of opportunity.
Qualities that Set Our Program Apart:
Students will work with some of New York City’s most talented musicians and decorated scholars. LIU faculty members are active musicians and are among some of the most cutting-edge and high-profile professionals in the industry.
LIU’s location in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn provides students with direct access to the best of New York City’s vibrant arts community, including outstanding concerts, workshops, master classes, and collaborative projects.