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
  • Waco Jazz Orchestra
  • Hip-Hop
  • Percussion

MCC offers Music Industry Careers' 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.

Title IX & Non-Discrimination Statement

Concerns dealing with TITLE IX and other non-specified Civil Rights Issues contact:

Drew Canham, Title IX Coordinator Vice President, Student Success
McLennan Community College
Administration Building, Room 408
1400 College Drive
FAX: 254-299-8654 or

McLennan Community College provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment.

A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission to and participation in career and technical education programs. La falta de conocimiento del idioma inglés no será un impedimento para la admisión y participación en programas de educación técnica y profesional.

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