Please note that the CAPS office will be closed on Fridays until August 7, 2020.


The brand new music and entertainment program will introduce students to the music business and give them an overview of working with talent, recording studios, creation of marketing and promotional materials, and access to a professional recording studio. Additionally, students will learn video production, music video creation, licensing, business processes behind subscription music models, and more.

These certificate programs offer students the opportunity to gain knowledge from hands-on, practical and experiential learning. These programs are designed to fully engage participants in developing and expanding their skill levels to succeed as an advanced professional within the music and multimedia industry of entertainment. From these programs, a student can find a career in production, lighting, sound design, directing, screenwriting, broadcast radio & television, editing, and more.


Hammerstein Ballroom, The Manhattan Center,  Studio 7, The Cabin Studio, The Power Station @ Berklee NYC


Dr. Robert Allen has a diverse background of knowledge and wealth of experience in teaching online, traditional, and certificate courses at colleges and universities on the East Coast. His professional corporate affiliations include key management and / or marketing positions with organizations such as ADTRAN, Inc., ABC television station affiliate WAAYTV News, Cumulus Broadcasting, Broadcast One Radio, Digi-Adz, Advertising Made EZ, and SCH & Co. Consulting.

Darrell Lawrence is the president and founder of Aja Music and Film Production, NY, and Chief Creative Officer. Mr. Lawrence is a seasoned veteran of the music industry, boasting a 25-year track record in writing, producing, performing and marketing. Mr. Lawrence has also written, produced & directed for countless Fortune 500 Companies, which included television and radio “spots.” He has contributed to major motion picture soundtracks, and co-produced animated children’s series for Nick-Junior.