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2020 Pacific Music Business Camp ONLINE


July 20-22, 2020 (grades 9-12)

Are you a high school student who would like to have a career in the music industry? Would you like to know what it takes to become a . . .

  • Recording Artist?

  • Songwriter?

  • Producer?

  • Engineer?

Or learn how to . . .

  • Manage a band

  • Build an audience

  • Promote your own concerts

Take the first step toward a career in the music business . . .

For high school students considering a career in the music industry, this intensive virtual three-day camp will provide a real-world orientation covering the keys to success in this competitive industry. Both musicians and non-musicians (grades 9-12 in the 2019-20 school year) are welcome and each student will choose one of the study tracks listed below:

  1. Artist Development and Songwriting
  2. Music Producer 
  • Students will have an interactive experience with award winning producers, engineers, songwriters, managers, and professionals currently in the industry to teach and mentor students.  Curriculum includes music promotion and marketing, social media, and record production. 
  • Virtual Pacific Music Camp will be interactive by using Zoom Meeting. Morning classes will focus on the fundamentals of music business, including panel discussions.  Afternoon classes students will select either Songwriting or Producing track Zoom sessions where they will interact with professionals, and students with similar interests. This is the part of the program that also allows students to collaborate with other students in the program, if they choose too. 
  • There will be opportunity for online songwriting/music collaborations including exploration of music creator platforms & software that are currently available via internet. 
  • Includes special bonus sessions, and panel discussions with Artist Managers, Producers, Professional Artists, Record Label Executives and more. 

Technical & other requirements:  

  1. Personal computer, laptop, iPad, or Smart phone with audio & camera accessibility. Zoom app required -Free download:
  2. Reliable internet connection with sufficient bandwidth for class participation.
  3. Valid Email -required for Zoom meetings and to access Program guide and classroom files & documents and other information materials.

After registration is complete, student will be e-mailed a survey that must be completed and returned before camp begins.

Tuition and Fees

Unfortunately we are unable to offer any discounts or scholarships for the Music Business Camp.

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PMBC is sponsored by the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music in partnership with its student record label, Pac Ave Records.