Music Production

Course Title

Music Production

Course Code


Type of Course

Compulsory Selective Course, 4 hours/week (2 theory + 2 workshop)

Course Level




ECTS Credits

5 (3+2)

Professor (-s)


Learning Outcomes

Knowledge of the adinistrative and organizational work carried out by small teams or big cultural bodies, that are related to music. 

Comprehension under the prism of managing the organizational issues emerging during the production of music and performing arts. 

Application of the knowledge mentioned to create a (real or virtual) music production and its promotion in the market.

Analysis of the phases followed for the creation of a music production. 

Synthesis of the taught material for the comprehension of the procedures followed in order for a music production to be organized. The roles of the administrative στελεχών, the methods used by the music industry. 

Evaluation of music productions either in circulation (in the case of CDs) or presented (in the case of performing arts) in the market. 

Teaching Approach

Lectures. Presentation of visual material and auditory examples. 

Prerequisite Courses


Recommended courses in the Curriculum

Anthropology of Music 
Perspectives in the Study of Greek Traditional Music I-III
Western Classical Music 
Classical Music of the East
Music Identities
Music Cultures around the World

Course Content

Management for music practice. Institutional bodies and organizations that are related to the production of music. Issues of programming, organization, staffing, feedback of administrative projects in relation to music. The specific conditions formed in the European Union, the national action framework and the role of modern technologies.

Recommended Bibliography

Albarran A. (1997). Management of electronic media. Belmont: Wadsworth

Dayan D., Katz E. (1996). Media events: the live broadcasting of history. Cambridge: Harvard University Press

Wilby P., Conroy A. (1996). The radio handbook. London: Routledge

Winston B. (1998). Media technology and society: a history: from the telegraph to the internet. London: Routledge

Learning Exercises

Creation of a music production (real or virtual) or evaluation of an existing one. 

Teaching Methods

Interactive, participatory teaching. 

Criteria and Methods of Evaluation

The students are assessed both through their work and their presentations in class, and through a written exan at the end of the semester. 

Teaching Language