Are you an aspiring musician or vocalist and want to hone your technical and performance skills by working on your solo performances and as part of a band? This 1 A Level equivalent course will see you exploring a wide range of techniques, including through song writing, musical arrangement and your technical skills in relation to equipment and production. This a perfect course to help you stretch and challenge yourself!

General entry criteria applies and relevant experience will be required.

You’ll explore a range of music genres and techniques through topics including:

• Practical music theory and harmony

• Professional practice in the music industry

• Ensemble music performance

• Music performance session styles

HNC is home to professional grade music facilities, including state-of-the-art recording and mixing studios. We also have dedicated practice spaces. Our teachers are experienced musicians and performers who will push you to explore a range of genres and musical styles, supported by dedicated vocal coaches and specialist instrument tuition. Your studies will see you planning and hosting a public music event using our professional standard Performing Arts theatre which features the latest industry standard equipment and lighting.

Assessment is via examination and coursework. Please speak to our team for further details. During assessment you will have the opportunity to showcase instrumental/vocal skills, knowledge of music styles and theory, as well as your ability to plan and work as a group and independently.

Our students have progressed to a range of related degrees and this is a perfect course for those hoping to access a career in the industry!

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