Hoot/Wisdom Recordings is FAU’s student-run/faculty-supervised record label established in 2002 under the direction of Professor Michael Zager. Hoot/Wisdom Recordings produces and records all our albums, EP’s and singles in our state-of-the art studios on campus in Boca Raton, FL. The mission of the label is to record and produce quality music from our diverse student population and faculty. Hoot/Wisdom Recordings has produced 28 albums to date and has earned 2 Latin Grammy nominations within the last 3 years. Through the label, the Commercial Music Program in the Department of Music in FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters students are trained in all aspects of the music production process. Whether it’s business, technology, or composition we do it all. The business around the music is overseen by associate professor Jennifer Appel, while the production and engineering side is overseen by associate professor and assistant director of Commercial Music Alejandro Sánchez-Samper, and assistant professor Matt Baltrucki.