Jake Simmons (’11)
One thing I particularly liked about the Communication, Media & Music Division was the close community. The size of the division enabled a lot of one on one interaction between myself and my professors.
B.A. in Music ProductionBe Part of the Music Making Process—
From Start to Finish
This innovative new major offered through Cornerstone University’s Communication, Media & Music Division is your pathway to becoming influential in the music industry. This flexible program can be adapted to suit your unique skills and gain experience in both live and studio sound mixing. The structure of this program also gives you opportunities to explore your other interests in music technology, business, communication and marketing.
- Bachelor of Arts
- On Campus
- Grand Rapids
As a music production student at Cornerstone, you’ll become part of a network of audio professionals all across the city by taking part in an internship.
- Coming soon!
The music industry is growing exponentially every year, especially in music production. In fact, 90% of audio production graduates from Cornerstone are currently working in the music industry! Here are some career opportunities available to you in music production.
- Audio producer
- Freelance music producer
- Recording studio owner
- Radio production manager
Of Communication, Media & Music Division graduates from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.
Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.
The music production program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.
Students can look forward to developing the skills necessary to design and create recording projects—working each step of the process from recording in the studio to producing, mixing and mastering their final work.
Degree Planning Guide
From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.
Select the degree planning guide to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in music production.
Each year, qualified music majors and minors are invited to apply for instrumental or vocal music scholarships. Review our scholarship requirements and audition information to learn more.
Cornerstone offers a variety of vocal and instrumental ensembles. Ensembles are just one of the ways our music programs cultivate community among the next generation of musicians, providing opportunities for students to hone their craft together.
Off-Campus Study Opportunities
As a Cornerstone music student, you will have opportunities to study off-campus in the United States and abroad! Two of our most popular experiences include studying in Nashville, Tennessee, and participating in the international performance tour with our Chorale ensemble.
CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.
Cornerstone’s Communication, Media & Music Division has several newly designed programs that will prepare you for what’s next. Here are some of the other programs we offer.
B.A. in Audio Production
Tell stories using the medium of sound while discovering the intricacies and science behind audio production.
B.A. in Music
By giving their all as individuals taking lessons and as a group performing in ensembles, our students prepare themselves to become worship leaders, music teachers and composers.