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Courses allow you to study a particular subject in greater depth. Typically taken after completing high school, you can acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to help you enter the workforce. Courses can also be a springboard to a bachelor’s degree.

You may be wondering, “What are courses in music performance?” These are courses that provide intensive training on an instrument of your choice. The goal is to help you become a better performer who is ready to play professionally. Typically, you will be required to take private lessons and practice many hours a week. You might also be attending classes such as counterpoint, theory, music history, aural skills, and harmony.

As a student of courses in music performance, you may develop excellent listening skills. You can also learn to think outside the box and approach problems creatively. These skills are all highly applicable to everyday life.

Expenses for taking courses in music performance will be different for each institution. Variables such as the length of the course and the location of the school influence costs. You can contact schools directly to get an expense estimate.

The most common career choice for those who complete courses in music performance is to become a professional musician, either as a concert soloist, a member of an orchestra or band, or a gig performer. However, there may be other options available to you as well. You can be a teacher, a music researcher, a music librarian, or an artist agent. If you are interested in further study, some musicians attend law school and become copyright attorneys.

Courses in music performance are offered at many schools both at home and abroad. Some institutions have online classwork if you live in a remote area. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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8 Results in Music Performance

Orchestra Pro

A professional training of high level dedicated to the trades of the scene. Orchestra Pro organizes its training around three major artistic disciplines: singing, dancing ... [+]

A professional training of high level dedicated to the trades of the scene. Orchestra Pro organizes its training around three major artistic disciplines: singing, dancing and theater. It offers a unique curriculum by proposing to address the aspects of live performance that contribute to the production, exploitation and dissemination of a work.

Program

over two years

Singing (18 hours)

Vocal technique / Interpretation / Solfeggio singer / Choir / Choir / Improvisation / Dubbing / Construction of a repertoire / History of music Home studio / French and English phonetics / Health and voice / The voice

Produce and organize your show

Dance (3 hours)

Jazz Technique / Dancing with a partner... [-]

France Marseille
October 2019
French
Full-time
2 years
Campus
DJ Productor

If you want to go a step ahead as a DJ or Producer and create direct and Live Acts in a professional way, you can not pass this course where you learn the techniques, use ... [+]

If you want to go a step ahead as a DJ or Producer and create direct and Live Acts in a professional way, you can not pass this course where you learn the techniques, use and configuration of a setup with hardware (synthesizers, drum machines, effects ) And its live application. From MIDI implementation to the most advanced processes to transform your music into a direct.

The aim of the course is to be able to interpret and modify a piece or set of electronic music in real time, alone or accompanied by other musicians, and have knowledge and use of different tools and techniques to do so.

Price for students and alumni: 350 €

Start of classes: From 1 to 10 of each month. Morning hours: Two days a week from 12:00 to 14:00 Afternoon Schedule: Two days a week from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Lab of Practices: Weekends. ... [-]
Spain Madrid
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Campus FP

Being a DJ can now be your profession and, with Official Qualification! You can energize all kinds of events and shows. You will process and mix any musical style and you ... [+]

Being a DJ can now be your profession and, with Official Qualification! You can energize all kinds of events and shows. You will process and mix any musical style and you can create your own. Learn the latest techniques to create musical sessions and visual projections, you can work on multiple events. Your passion for music and video has a future!

GOALS

The Video technician Disc Jockey and Sound Performs its activity in the field of sound for Film, video, television, multimedia, radio, record industry, shows And fixed sound installations and in companies dedicated to the production of public musical events, such as music bars, discotheques, concert halls or festivals, as well as in non-strictly musical events such as fashion shows, advertising presentations, etc.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Access Creative College

If you’re an already experienced music artist then the Artist Development programme is the perfect way to refine your music and brand in preparation for professional work ... [+]

If you’re an already experienced music artist then the Artist Development programme is the perfect way to refine your music and brand in preparation for professional work.

In many ways, it’s like working with the A&R department of a record label and you will get feedback and advice from real industry players from the ADD Music label.

EVALUATE YOUR ACT Objectively analyze your repertoire, brand, and audience. REFINE YOUR MUSIC & ACT Develop your live and recorded repertoire and learn how to communicate and entertain. DEVELOP YOUR BRAND & AUDIENCE Improve your brand image and communications with your audience. SHOWCASE YOUR ACT Showcase the results of the development process and prepare for professional work or further study. START YOUR CREATIVE CAREER ... [-]
United Kingdom Shoreditch Birmingham Manchester Norwich Bristol Lincoln York  + 4 More
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
IES Abroad

The IES Abroad Vienna Music Program is ideal for students majoring or minoring in Music, and offers you the opportunity to participate in a wide selection of courses focu ... [+]

Overview

Home to an astounding number of legendary composers—from Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven to Brahms, Mahler, and Schoenberg—Vienna maintains an incredible richness of musical culture to this day. The world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Musikverein, and the Staatsoper are just a few of the many leading institutions that help make Vienna a true “city of music”—and make it the perfect location for an engaging study of Music History and Performance.

The IES Abroad Vienna Music Program is ideal for students majoring or minoring in Music, and offers you the opportunity to participate in a wide selection of courses focusing on Music and European culture and society. The program is organized in conjunction with the Vienna European Society & Culture Program.... [-]

Austria Vienna
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
IES Abroad

Study Music History and Performance in Vienna, a city recognized around the world for its influence on the development of classical music. ... [+]

Overview

Located in the heart of Europe, Vienna is a city of about 1.8 million inhabitants that has, since its founding in the 3rd century, served as a bridge between a myriad of cultures. As an important crossroads between North and South, East and West, the city became a natural melting pot for new ideas. Out of this cultural richness has emerged a wealth of artistic accomplishments and innovative thinking—a heritage that we explore in our summer programs.

Vienna has been home to many of history's greatest composers, from Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven to Brahms, Mahler, and Schoenberg. To this day, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Musikverein, and the Staatsoper continue to help make Vienna a true "city of music." Study Music History and Performance in Vienna, a city recognized around the world for its influence on the development of classical music.... [-]

Austria Vienna
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Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
IES Abroad

As a Music student, you’ll flourish in the thriving arts environment of Amsterdam, a city known for its ability to embrace expressions of the human spirit. ... [+]

Overview

As a Music student, you’ll flourish in the thriving arts environment of Amsterdam, a city known for its ability to embrace expressions of the human spirit.

Enrolling in the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, the largest and most diverse music conservatory in the Netherlands, integrates you fully into a specialized institution where you study with other students who are dedicated to the study of music.

The Conservatorium van Amsterdam takes full advantage of Amsterdam’s established reputation in music to offer outstanding instruction in classical and jazz music performance, theory, and composition. The Conservatorium is dedicated to upholding superior standards of teaching, performing, and creating music through a highly-individualized course of study. If you wish to study at the CvA, you should be a strong and independent Performance, Composition, or Theory major with the motivation and intention to become a professional musician, music scholar, or composer.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Microfusa

Learn how to become a professional DJwith our Production and DJ, professional certification, course. The course is packed with all the theory and practical knowledge you ... [+]

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Learn how to become a professional DJwith our Production and DJ, professional certification, course. The course is packed with all the theory and practical knowledge you need to work in theindustry; from the equipmentandset-upof the DJ booth, to musical structureand key; giving you the best options to makegreat-sounding and artistic mixes.

Develop your knowledge on different styles and trends, learn about all-important DJ psychology and how to position yourself professionally on social media.

Mix and create your own sessions using our range of equipment: CDs (Pioneer CDJ-2000), digital systems (XDJ-1000), controllers for Traktor, Serato and Rekordbox DJ and, of course, vinyl.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid
October 2019
Part-time
9 months
Campus