Popular Music at William Paterson University

Viewing the world of Popular Music through the study of Songwriting,  Industry Studies, and Social Media

Careers

Career Possibilities for Popular Music graduates:

Martin Briley working with a pop student in his songwriting class.

A & R (artist and repertoire)

Advertising

Advocacy

Agent

Artist development

Artist relations

Arts administration,

Arts programming

Branding

Budget

Children’s music

Concert production

Consulting

 

Copyright

Criticism

Entrepreneurship

Festivals

Management

Merchandising

Mobile media

Music journalism

New media

Promotion

Publicity

Social media

Technology development

etc.

Our Popular Music Majors are musicians, artist, writers, actors, composers, songwriters, arrangers, choral directors, teachers. They are interested in the business of music, social media, performing, collaborating, journalism, writing album reviews, promotion, music licensing, learning, web design, graphic arts, music industry law, tour managing, audio engineering, and so much more.