Hoot/Wisdom Recordings is Florida Atlantic University’s student-run/faculty-supervised record label. It is administered and run by students in the Commercial Music Program. All FAU students, faculty and alumni are eligible to record through Hoot/Wisdom Recordings (pending approval from the A&R board and subject to available resources and funding). Since its inception in 2004, Hoot/Wisdom Recordings has released 11 Albums, 9 Ep’s and 4 compilation albums. Production, recording and mixing of these albums has been done at Florida Atlantic University by students and faculty of the Commercial Music Program. For more information on the Commercial Music program, please visit www.fau.edu/music.
The Department of Music provides extensive performance and teacher education experiences through its comprehensive classroom curriculum in music theory, history and literature; culturally diverse perspectives provided by courses in American popular music, jazz and rock music; applied studio instruction in piano, brass, woodwind, percussion, guitar, string and vocal areas; and performance experiences in a wide variety of large and small ensemble settings. The Department’s Commercial Music Program offers practical music industry training through its Commercial Music Composition, Music Technology and Music Business concentrations. FAU’sHoot/Wisdom Records L.L.C. label affords students hands-on experience in its state-of-the-art studios.