Music (JACS W300)
|Nominal duration||3.5 Years (210 ECTS)|
|Awards||BA (Bachelor in Music Technologies and Industry)|
|Tuition fee||€5,400.00 per year|
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time
Vytautas Magnus University bank details:
Application fee is not refundable.
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Applicants for the Music Production programme should have obtained secondary education certificate or equivalent degree.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Applicant should submit an e-portfolio, CD or DVD of his/her recent work and to participate in an interview, which can take place on-line if the applicant cannot be present.
Education Documents (School degree Diploma and Transcript of Records) will need to be assessed by the accredited institution during the first semester of studies.
The bachelor programme in Music production is unique in the region. It aims at giving all necessary creative training to contemporary music producers, including everything they need in their successful professional career. Everything you learn is designed to help starting and managing a successful music career. You will create real life projects accommodated and fitted to the on-going possibilities at the university (performing at live events, media compositions, music concerts) and built around student’s needs. The programme is mainly based on practice, thus you will study a wide range of topics – including music composition and musical structure for music production, practical music harmony and melodies, enhancing recording skills in studio and live situations, mixing and mastering techniques, marketing skills – with the ultimate aim to create a successful music portfolio of your own innovative, professional compositions.
On the BA (Hons) Music Production programme, you will have the opportunity to produce your music in 3 professional sound studios equipped up to the industry standard. You will receive training on Logic Studio software, and use Avid Pro Tools, Ableton and Final Cut Pro. Our lecturers have professionally worked in media industry and gained experience abroad. Most of the staff is involved in various activities of creative industries (composers, sound designers, researches, technicians, video artists, producers), so their latest practice can be quickly incorporated into the course.
Graduates of Music Production programme will be able:
• to pursue studies in Master’s programs within VMU or other universities;
• to become a freelance composer or music producer, sound designer
• to work as an arranger, orchestrator.
• to become a recording engineer and work in TV, Radio or Freelance
• to become a teacher in music production in the academic/ education system
• to work on other positions in audiovisual media industry with emphasis on sound and music