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IUPUI Department of Music and Arts Technology

The following information constitutes a brief summary of the music program and the audition requirements and is provided by the DEN as a courtesy. Be sure to contact the school directly for further details and for all application guidelines. 

IUPUI offers a unique Bachelor of Science in Music Technology.

The BSMT curriculum reflects the diverse mix of music and technology in today’s professional world. Many students will come into the program with years of experience in manipulating technology, yet lack the musical skills and knowledge to employ it. Employers, particularly in the business sector, will expect BSMT graduates to be adept at using music technology since it pervades every aspect of music product development, online performance, Internet2, hardware, software programming, commercial music, and world of classical music world.

The curriculum is open to a variety of academic and musical backgrounds; some demonstrating strong mathematical and computing skills and others with exceptional musical talents. The coursework fosters a high level of musicianship expressed through technology yet also supports student interests in employing it to develop technological skills that reflect their academic abilities.

Facts about the BSMT Program
• First undergraduate music degree to be offered entirely with music technology throughout the program
• Interdisciplinary studies within the music degree
• Globally recognized faculty in music technology
• Unique music technology labs and facilities
• Campus technology links to Internet 2 and Virtual Reality Laboratories
• World-class IUPUI digital library and research labs
• IUPUI Teaching and Learning Center for technology-based instruction
• Tavel Arts and Technology Research Center

The Bachelor of Science in Music Technology degree is designed to provide professional training for students seeking careers that employ music technology. The program builds skills and knowledge common to the music industry and professional fields. The program is broad in scope and enables students to function effectively in the changing, contemporary musical world. It will foster leadership skills in the areas of creativity, entrepreneurship, self-reliance, and resourcefulness. The BSMT graduate will be able to adapt knowledge gained from this program to related disciplines beyond traditional music specializations. It will serve as a platform for students seeking the IUPUI Master of Science in Music Technology degree and will prepare graduates for advanced musical and technical study.

BSMT Recipient Career Paths
• Multimedia production
• Computer-based training and education
• Music publishing
• Music hardware development
• Music software design
• Entertainment management
• Internet publishing (audio and video)
• Public performance
• Song-writing
• Sound Design
• Music retail and media distribution
• CD audio production

Piano Faculty
A listing of piano faculty can be found here.

Undergraduate Piano Audition Requirements
Prospective students are encouraged to perform two or more contrasting works from different style periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Twentieth Century).

Schedule a Disklavier Audition 
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Contact Information

  • Address: 535 W. Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46202
  • Phone: (317) 278-2593
  • Email: http://music.iupui.edu/about/contact.shtml
  • Url: http://music.iupui.edu