שמואל אלבז

 Shmulik Elbaz
Program Director
Emal: elbaz41@mail.sapir.ac.il

ד"ר שירה צוקר

 Dr. Shira Zucker‏‏
Chair, Computer Science Department
Email: shiraz@sapir.ac.il

Sapir College is launching a new joint program in Music and Computer Science BA Degree.

Music is a key element for a variety of digital platforms. In recent years, Israel has become a powerhouse in the fields of digital, media and gaming that has created a demand for talented musicians, equipped with both a high level of musical and computer skills. A joint degree program of Music and Computer Science offers new and exciting possibilities.

Digital high-quality audio is now the soundtrack of our daily lives, utilized in a variety of rapidly evolving platforms such as mobile telephones, Zoom, YouTube, Netflix, and Spotify, etc.  Sound software developers are innovatively shaping our audio environments, from cars, trains and planes, to online experiences, gaming together with dedicated apps that provide tools to create and produce music.

Multidisciplinary skills are one of the most valuable commodities in today's job market. A variety of high-tech, content, media, advertising and marketing companies are seeking employees with diverse capacities, equipped with both artistic and technological skills. A joint Music and Computer Science degree offers students significant future employment options.