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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 instrumen… Read more

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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FutureLearn
London , United Kingdom +1 More

Get an introduction to group music-making and the social contexts in which musicians participate.

Get an introduction to group music-making and the social contexts in which musicians participate. -
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Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
Microfusa
Barcelona , Spain +1 More

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

Learn how to become a professional DJ with our Production and DJ, professional certification, course. The course is packed with all the theory and practical knowledge you need to work in the industry; from the equipment and set-up of the DJ booth to musical structure and key; giving you the best options to make great-sounding and artistic mixes. -
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Part-time
9 months
English, Spanish
Jan 2021
21 Dec 2020
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Vienna , Austria

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 cult ... +

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. -
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Full-time
English, German
Campus
 

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FutureLearn
Milton Keynes , United Kingdom +1 More

Find out how musicians turn the notation of a musical score into a memorable performance. Change how you listen to music.

Find out how musicians turn the notation of a musical score into a memorable performance. Change how you listen to music. -
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Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
IES Abroad
Amsterdam , Netherlands

You have the opportunity to directly enroll as a fully matriculated student at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam (CvA). The CvA staff will work with you to establish a personal ... +

You have the opportunity to directly enroll as a fully matriculated student at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam (CvA). The CvA staff will work with you to establish a personalized academic schedule that includes applied and theoretical aspects of Classical and Jazz music study along with optional courses and electives. -
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Full-time
English, Dutch
Campus
 

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