The Contemporary Music Center in Nashville provides a community where young musicians and aspiring music executives can learn the ins and outs of a career in popular music. Designed as an artistic community, the program develops artists and music executives with a Christ-centered vision for music content, production, and delivery. The mission of the CMC is to prepare students academically and creatively for potential careers in the music industry. Finish the semester with:
CMC is an interdisciplinary program that encourages students of various majors with interests in music and the music business to apply. To be eligible students must:
You will take three core courses with all participants of the program, and then choose an artist track or executive track, depending on your interests. Both tracks allow for a full 16-credit semester.
Core: (for all students)
The Global Education Office will work with Student Financial Services to reassess each applicant's institutional aid for their off-campus semester. Institutional aid includes Gordon-awarded merit scholarships and grants, honors program awards, and major-or department-specific awards. Federal and private aid will not be affected. Factors in the reassessment process include financial need, GEO program flexibility within your major/minor, and program cost. SFS will provide a breakdown of costs to each student after approval has been issued by the GEO.
Program costs include:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINES
All Gordon students applying to an off-campus program must first submit an online seat application to the Global Education Office before applying directly to your program. Fall and Spring semester seat applications must be submitted to the GEO by March 1.
After the Global Education Office has notified you of your approval, you may then proceed with the Contemporary Music Center application. The CMC Nashville program operates under the umbrella of Greenville University. See CMC's website for more information on application and deadlines.