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Summer Music Industry Program

Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Department

The CU Denver Summer Music Industry Program is designed to offer high school students, ages 14-18, a window into what it takes to be a musician today. The program dates are June 14-26, 2015. We plan to announce application and enrollment deadlines by Fall 2014. Significant scholarships will be available for families with demonstrated economic hardships, as well as competitive merit awards.​ 

 Here is a sample daily schedule from 2014. We have heard your feedback and will be making some changes to this for next year, including more musical use of the Morning and Afternoon activities, and a night off! We are also planning another level of music business and recording arts classes for returning students.

 8:45am Resident Breakfast
 9:15am Morning activity
 9:45am Morning Meeting
10:00am Special Music Industry Presentation
10:45am Keyboard Class
11:30am Songwriting Class
12:15pm Lunch
12:45pm Afternoon activity
 1:00pm Ensemble rehearsal
 3:00pm Music Business Class
 4:00pm Recording Arts Class
 5:00pm Dinner
 6:00pm Assigned private lessons, practice, studio, or jam sessions
 7:00pm Guest/Faculty Concert
 8:00pm Evening activity, if no concert
 8:30pm Commuter Departure, if no concert
 9:30pm-10:00pm Commuter Departure
10:30pm Residential Lights out​​