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Music Performance (Year 1) Level 3 at North Kent College

Course description

This course is based on an industrial model via our production company, Miskin Music.

Miskin Music produces a diverse array of live music productions. Trainees participate in 'real world' professional processes with an emphasis on attracting audiences and consumers. Musicians will undertake projects which mirror the demands of this exciting and ever changing industry. Evolving areas such as viral marketing, and the productive use of social networking are central to our working ethos. Trainees will also develop and refine an online portfolio/personal website, increasingly seen as a vital resource for progression either into university or employment. A recognition and understanding of career paths and employment opportunities are embedded in our work, offering trainees an insight into composition, performance techniques, theory and harmony, event management/music business, and basic music technology.

Projects/processes include;
Theatre composition and performance
Composing for film
Live performance techniques
Studio performance techniques
Songwriting
Aural Perception techniques
Music Industry Management
Live event marketing and promotion
Sound recording techniques

Course content

This course is based on an industrial model via our production company, Miskin Music.

Miskin Music produces a diverse array of live music productions. Trainees participate in 'real world' professional processes with an emphasis on attracting audiences and consumers. Musicians will undertake projects which mirror the demands of this exciting and ever changing industry. Evolving areas such as viral marketing, and the productive use of social networking are central to our working ethos. Trainees will also develop and refine an online portfolio/personal website, increasingly seen as a vital resource for progression either into university or employment. A recognition and understanding of career paths and employment opportunities are embedded in our work, offering trainees an insight into composition, performance techniques, theory and harmony, event management/music business, and basic music technology.

Projects/processes include;
Theatre composition and performance
Composing for film
Live performance techniques
Studio performance techniques
Songwriting
Aural Perception techniques
Music Industry Management
Live event marketing and promotion
Sound recording techniques

Entry requirements

5 GCSE at grade C (4) or above, including English and Maths

Reasonable Instrument/Vocal Skills (To be assessed via audition)

Assessment

Performances, Online Portfolio/Blogs, Recordings

Financial information

Tuition Fees:
16-18 - free
19+ Advanced Learning Loan - £5600
Registration Fee - £170

Other Costs (payable by all students): £75 Annual Theatre Pass

This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.

Future opportunities

Higher Education, Employment

Further information

Please contact the college.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 October 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: A3D104P
  • Web url: www.northkent.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 20

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