Students who have earned a high school degree from an accredited institution (or have passed the equivalent GED or HiSet exams) have the opportunity to continue their study in the Segue 61 program. Proof of high school graduation or, alternately, passage of GED or HiSet must be submitted before final acceptance into the program. Final official transcripts from the degree granting institution will suffice.
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Not only will you work on recording and performing a wide variety of music, but also on being a seasoned player. You'll learn about today’s music business from the front lines of the industry, all while developing as a professional musician.
Recording, Engineering, & Production
You'll develop the range of knowledge and skills needed to carry out all phases of audio recording, from pre-production to post production. You will learn popular microphone techniques, how to work and edit in Pro Tools, how to produce and run a session, and how to mix different genre’s of music.
Spotlight Artist / Performer
You'll be immersed in the writing and recording process on a daily basis. Our students work alongside inspiring hit songwriters and award-winning musicians. You’ll learn how to chart out your songs in the Nashville Number System, and read other’s charts.
Music Business / Management
You will learn all aspects of the business side of the music industry, from publishing to tour management. You’ll be able to copyright an artist's material, book a tour, and develop a web presence, all with guidance from top industry professionals.
Meet Some of Our Mentors and Staff
Music & Education Coordinator
Pete Abbott is the Music & Education Coordinator for Segue 61. He has played with artists such as Blood, Sweat and Tears and The Average White Band. Abbott uses his broad industry reach to help realize the real-world validity of the program, as well as its academic integrity. His role also includes ongoing advisement in assessing and developing the program’s curriculum.
Industry & Education Coordinator
A graduate of Alabama, Clay Bradley is the Industry & Education Coordinator for Segue 61. Bradley helps to ensure the real-world validity of the program, as well as its academic integrity by working with mentors in business-related industry categories. His role also includes ongoing advisement in assessing and developing the program’s curriculum.
Starting his musical journey as a classically trained cellist, Cameron Johnson has played and performed music since the age of six. After his love of rock music shoved the cello aside, Cameron spent his formative years tackling the guitar, drums, and electric bass. With a BS in Music Industry Studies, he furthered his education with a MFA in Film Music Composition from UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC in 2010. In 2011, Cameron joined Catawba College as a principal instructor for guitar, drum kit, and bass guitar
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