Music Industry Careers

MCC's Music Industry Careers prepares students for careers as performers, songwriters, recording engineers/producers, music store employees, private lesson instructors, and as management employees for companies selling music industry products and services.

Preparation for careers as touring musicians, nightclub acts, show bands, studio musicians, recording artists, and as teachers of popular music in private music studios

Audio Technology
Preparation for careers in audio production positions such as audio producers, recording engineers, sound-designers, and MIDI programmers

Venue & Talent Management
Preparation for careers in management positions including artist management, record labels, and music publishing management; positions in retail and wholesale music merchandising and booking agencies

Preparation for careers as composers, arrangers, and songwriters

Music Industry Careers' students can participate in a wide variety of ensembles as part of their training:

  • Rock Band
  • Country Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Contemporary Christian Ensemble
  • Vocal Tech
  • Mariachi
  • Guitar Ensemble "Wire Choir"
  • Waco Jazz Orchestra
  • Hip-Hop
  • Percussion

MCC offers Music Industry Career' scholarships through Hearts-in-the-Arts and the MCC Foundation. To schedule a scholarship audition, contact program director Jon Kutz at 254-299-8110 or

MCC hosts student concerts and performances throughout the year that are free and open to the public. See our upcoming events and performances.

Contact Jon Kutz for more information at or 254-299-8110, MTA building, Room 115.