Love music? Want to be part of the industry working in either electronic music or music recording? Our Associate in Arts in Music Technology offers both options: Electronic Music and Music Recording. At County College of Morris (CCM), you’ll learn from professors who are professionals in the industry, using the latest equipment and technology.

Electronic Music

What You Will Learn

Professor working with student in a music labThe Electronic Music option within the Music Technology program at CCM introduces students to the history, equipment and technologies of composing, arranging and performing music using current state-of-the-art technology. This degree is considered a starting point for careers in music composition, film scoring, arranging, scoring for games and multimedia. The degree also provides an ideal foundation for transfer to four-year colleges and universities in a wide variety of majors including Music Composition and Theory, Film Scoring, Electronic Music and Music for Multimedia.

 

 

Why Study Electronic Music at CCM?

Students enrolled in the Electronic Music program at CCM have access to the latest technology. The Music Technology Center features cutting-edge equipment, two recording studios, an electronic music lab and a piano lab. Class sizes are small. The music faculty at CCM has a long list of accomplishments and publications in the field. Students learn theory and have hands-on experience with analog and digital technology, MIDI and digital recording. Students also use computer technology to create electronic music and learn techniques and applications of software programs dealing with music recording, notation, sound editors and sound libraries.

Music Recording

Professor working with student on a soundboardWhat You Will Learn

Students in this program have found careers in the music business, music education, and music therapy. According to workforce statistics, music majors can also find career opportunities in music publishing and with professional music ensembles.

The Music Recording program at CCM gives students the knowledge required to seek entry-level employment in the recording industry or continue their studies at a four-year school. In addition to the program’s focus on music recording, it also provides students with the core musical knowledge needed to succeed in music-related careers beyond the recording studio. Students gain hands-on experience with state-of-the-art audio gear and are required to record various projects in the upper level classes.

Why Study Music Recording at CCM?

CCM offers a well known program with professional studios and an incredible collection of outboard gear and microphones. Faculty in this program have worked or are currently working in the area of professional audio recording, either as independent engineers and producers, staff engineers, studio owners or professional musicians.

Students explore multi-track and live recording techniques in one of two fully functional recording studios in CCM’s Music Technology Center, and receive hands-on knowledge of digital and analog recording equipment including: Audient analog consoles, Lexicon digital reverbs, Tubetech mic preamps and compressors, Amek/Neve mic preamps, Avid’s S6 digital control surface and Pro-Tools HD systems, and microphones by Neumann, AKG, Earthworks, Lawson, Coles, Beyer, Shure, Sennheiser, Telefunken and EV, to name a few.

Students in this program have done internships with the following studios:
• Showplace Studios – Dover
• Portrait Recording Studios – Lincoln Park
• The Barbershop Studios – Lake Hopatcong
• Water Music – Hoboken
• Clinton Studios – New York City
• Kaleidoscope Sound – Weehawken
• Chesky Records – New York City
• Skylands Sound – Blairstown
• Mayo Performing Arts Center – Morristown

Where You Can Go with a CCM Degree in Music Technology

Schools that students have transferred to after graduating from CCM:
• Eastman School of Music
• NYU
• SUNY Purchase
• Ramapo College
• TCNJ
• William Paterson University
• Belmont University in Nashville
• Berklee School of Music

 

Contact Information

Music, Performing Arts and Music Technologies Department
973-328-5430
Music Technology Center, Room 202
Professor Marielaine R. Mammon, Chair, mmammon@ccm.edu