MEIS: Singer/Songwriter


Singer/songwriters who want to take their act to a world-class, professional level need to look no further than CAM. Students admitted into the program will take courses in the craft of songwriting, performance techniques, popular music theory and arranging and private instruction in voice and accompanying instrument. They will also take classes in music business and recording arts.

As Denver’s music scene continues grow, young artists have an opportunity to bring their unique sound to the thriving city life. Students will be able to participate in a variety of Master classes specifically for singer/songwriters, which have recently featured Ryan Tedder, lead singer of OneRepublic;amp; Andy Guerrero, guitarist for Bop Skizzum and the Grammy-nominated band DeVotchka.

Singer/songwriter faculty is comprised of musicians who understand the importance of music’s application both in and outside of the classroom. The faculty’s active participation in their field ensures that students receive both a traditional and a cutting-edge education.

The Degree

Bachelor of Science in Music

This degree is designed for students who are interested in professional careers in music, including music composition and performance, recording, business and entertainment.

Admissions & Advising

Program Requirements


Admission to the Music and Entertainment Industry Studies (MEIS) Department is selective and competitive. The MEIS Department requires supplementary application materials in addition to the standard University of Colorado Denver application.

Everything you need to know to apply to the Music Major

Jury Forms

Singer/Songwriter Jury Examination Forms:
Singer Songwriter Jury Examination Form LD – For students who have not completed the Sophomore Proficiency and are enrolled in voice or instrument lessons.
Singer Songwriter Jury Examination Form UD – For students who have passed the Sophomore Proficiency and are enrolled in PMUS 3772 or PMUS 4472.
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