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Music – Music Performance Level 5

Course Code PMCp

NFQ Level 5

Duration 1 Year

QQI Code 5M2011

Award QQI Level 5 Certificate in Music

1 year introduction to music performance and the music industry with emphasis on developing as musicians and performers

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Overview

This one-year course in Music Performance provides a great introduction to the music industry and enables you to explore and develop your skills as a musician, and performer.

You will study music theory and music business and collaborate with students on the Music Production course to stage live events.

This course has been designed to enable you to develop the skills necessary to work in a dynamic and ever-changing music industry. Both theoretical and practical musicianship skills are covered, combined with performance opportunities, event management, music technology and recording.

In addition, students will get a broad insight into the music business from lecturers who are experienced musicians and industry practitioners.

Course Content

  • Music Performance
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Work Experience
  • Music Theory and Practice
  • Communications
  • Event Production
  • Media Analysis
  • Music Industry Studies

Entry Requirements

  • Five O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate/LCVP including English, or a merit in Leaving Certificate Applied, or a relevant QQI Level 4 Certificate. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+).

Progression

Students' Work

The course gives an introduction to one of three main disciplines of the music industry: music management, music engineering and music performance
The course gives an introduction to one of three main disciplines of the music industry: music management, music engineering and music performance
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