Music Technology

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Overview

When you major in Music Technology, you will gain a solid understanding and hands-on experience in music and audio production, working with the tools and in the genres of today. Working with professional faculty and state-of-the-art recording and production studios, in the interdisciplinary environment of the Creative Arts and Technology Division, you will be prepared for a range of careers in audio engineering and production and media entrepreneurship.

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What you’ll study:


Audio engineering; music production and composition; sound design for film, television, games; music industry essentials; video production; world music.

What you can do:


Land a career in: music recording and production; live sound engineering; sound design and music production for film, TV, video gaming, advertising, and audiobooks; digital media marketing.



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A sound engineering technician: Median pay $42,550 per year. Sound engineering technicians set up, operate and maintain the electrical equipment for radio programs, television broadcasts, concerts, sound recordings and movies.

A music director or composer: Median pay $50,110 per year. Music directors, also called conductors, lead orchestras and other musical groups during performances and recording sessions. Composers write and arrange original music in a variety of musical styles.

A music producer: Median pay $50,634 per year. Music producers assist artists and groups in the studio in creating recorded music. Typically, a producer works closely with the musicians and singers to create an overall tone, feel or expression in the recording.

A sound mixer: Median pay $59,413 per year. Sound mixers are responsible for recording and managing sound for theatrical productions, films and TV shows. They record the dialogue and sound effects for the production.

A game audio engineer: Median pay $45,123 per year. Game audio engineers work on game soundtracks, including recording voice actors and creating special sound effects that can make or break the feel of a game.

(Source: bls.gov and payscale.com)


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Contact Information

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Peter Gordon

Professor, Music Technology Program Coordinator

Phone: 973-748-9000, ext. 1773
Office: Center for Technology + Creativity, Room LL01
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Toriono Gandy

Toriono Gandy

CAT Facilities Manager
Instructor, Music Technology

Phone: 973-748-9000, ext. 1795
Office: Center for Technology + Creativity, Room LL06
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Abraham Gomez-Delgado

Associate Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000, ext. 1730
Office: Center for Technology + Creativity, Room LL01
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“I enjoy the interdisciplinary approach to learning, teaching and creating art that is CAT. Our campus, in particular, offers what I see as an ideal combination: the close-knit atmosphere of an intimate hub of critical art making, within reach of the broader resources of New York City.” – Laura Nova, Bloomfield CAT faculty
“An important part of college is community, and it seems that each Bloomfield class is composed of great community-builders. Collaboration is important in the creative arts and media, and Bloomfield students are generous collaborators.” – Peter Gordon, Bloomfield CAT faculty
“We listen to music, make music and talk about music and meaning.” – Peter Gordon, Bloomfield CAT faculty