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Music Production

Music Production TAC SFCM

Complete creative control. Craft the sounds you want from idea inception to finished product. In these courses you will learn to multitrack, record, overdub, edit, and mix music in a variety of styles using sophisticated digital audio systems. This program will give you the analytical and professional experience needed for a variety of music production-focused careers.

TAC students also get to produce their own concerts and recording sessions. Collaborating with classmates from across SFCM to create new musical projects. These music productions span every genre of music from electronic, pop, and experimental, to every other genre at SFCM, opera, jazz and orchestral.

Courses include Electronic Music Practice Performances, Advanced Mixing Workshop, and Advanced Music Production. These skills can be applied to career aspects across the board in music from production, to performance, to music editing.

There's something about this environment where most of the students are just getting started in their careers, so there's a blank page of how they're approaching music and the ideas, and I just find it really inspiring."

-Peter Scaturro, Sony Interactive Entertainment Director of Music

a student in studio A

Technology and Applied Composition

SFCM’s TAC program offers students a direct path to careers in film, television and media scoring, sound design, and audio engineering. More than 90% of alumni are employed in the field of their choice—one of the highest job placement rates anywhere.

TAC Soundboard


SFCM’s TAC studios are the best around. They feature the latest versions of all major digital audio workstations on the market, as well as top-of-the-line hardware to suit your every recording and mixing need.

Financial Aid and Affordability

At SFCM, we understand that college is a substantial investment. We're here to help, and we're committed to working with you to achieve the education you desire. 99% of our students receive financial aid at an average rate of 57% tuition discount.

Life on Campus

Learn about safe and secure, all-suite on-campus housing, where 24/7 practice rooms are just the beginning.


We put on more than 500 performances a year, including student recitals, masterclasses, and side-by-sides with exciting guest artists—most of them free to the public. Check out one today.


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SFCM leads an alliance across the music industry consisting of artist management companies Opus 3 Artists and Askonas Holt and recording label Pentatone. Together, their work creates opportunities for students, artists, presenters, and audiences to develop and experience new ideas.