Foundation Year Program in Performing Arts in Europe

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Performing Arts

A foundation year prepares students to enter their desired field of study. It lasts one year and is an introduction into a full-degree program. Different courses are required, and after the year-long foundation is laid, students are able to get into the degree program of their choice.

Studies in performing arts encompass both the academic and practical fields of music, theater and dance. From theater history to advanced choreography, the field of performing arts lends a wide lens of study for a variety of students.

Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

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Music Foundation Programme

DLD College London
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

Our Foundation Programme in Music is designed to prepare you for undergraduate study at a Music conservatoire or university. It also gives a firm grounding in the study skills required to study in the UK. [+]

What is the International Music Foundation Programme at DLD? Prepares you for undergraduate study at a Music conservatoire such as the Royal Academy of Music, etc. Gives a firm grounding in the study skills required to study in the UK. Unlike other foundation courses, this course will leave you with internationally recognised qualifications. Mode: Full-time; Duration: 1 year What will I study?

It includes five components:

Grade 8 ABRSM or Diploma: You will receive two weekly one-to-one lessons in your first study instrument/voice (2 hours) to prepare for the examination during the year. The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) qualifications are equivalent to an A level and are awarded the same UCAS points. ABRSM exam in second study: You will receive weekly one-to-one lessons in a second study instrument (60 minutes). Students are strongly encouraged to study piano if it is not their principle study. Grade 6-8 Theory: Music conservatoires accept Grade 8 theory (ABRSM) as an alternative to a full A level in Music. This will be taught either individually or in small groups. Students will also follow a course of Alexander technique leading to a certificate. This course improves body posture and breathing and is used widely in music and drama colleges to improve performance skills. Students with an IELTS score below 6.5 (or equivalent) will follow a course in Academic English in preparation for the IELTS examination to satisfy the language requirements of higher education. The minimum requirement for Music is usually 5.5.... [-]

Foundation Degree in Music Performance

Academy of Music & Sound
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Exeter Gateshead Southampton Swindon + 5 more

Validated by the University of Wolverhampton, this two-year course is written in partnership with education professionals and industry experts, reflecting the current music industry and allows for further progression onto higher levels of study, expanding career opportunities and personal development. [+]

Validated by the University of Wolverhampton, this two-year course is written in partnership with education professionals and industry experts, reflecting the current music industry and allows for further progression onto higher levels of study, expanding career opportunities and personal development.

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GUITAR, DRUMS, BASS & VOCALS

Undertake a key role in a band Engage in a recorded music performance Gain experience as a session musician

SINGER-SONGWRITER

Compose and perform your own music Collaborate with others to create original music Develop and refine your lyric writing skills Course details Pathway-specific tuition with professional musicians Gain a comprehensive working knowledge of the music industry Perform and organise your own gig in collaboration with other musicians Exclusive access to our Higher Education enrichment programme ... [-]

Foundation Degree in Creative Music Production

Academy of Music & Sound
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Exeter Gateshead Southampton Swindon + 5 more

Validated by the University of Wolverhampton, this two-year course is written in partnership with education professionals and industry experts, reflecting the current music industry and allowing for further progression onto higher levels of study, expanding career opportunities and personal development. [+]

Validated by the University of Wolverhampton, this two-year course is written in partnership with education professionals and industry experts, reflecting the current music industry and allowing for further progression onto higher levels of study, expanding career opportunities and personal development.

STUDIO PRODUCTION

Record, mix and master bands and artists Explore the techniques of producers and gain influences from different genres Experience studio based recording and studio environments

ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION

Expand your creativity in the studio while using MIDI, audio loops and sequencers Explore the styles of other EDM producers and genres Develop working knowledge of live MIDI implementation and triggering Course details Gain a working comprehensive knowledge of the music industry Record, mix and master your music with guidance from professionals Investigate MIDI sequencing, dynamic processors, analogue synthesis, equalisation and filters Develop live sound engineering skills, as well as setting up and mixing live bands Exclusive access to our Higher Education enrichment programme ... [-]

Foundation Degree – Music Performance

Academy of Music & Sound
Online Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh Exeter Gateshead Glasgow Southampton Swindon + 6 more

The AMSonline FD (Arts) Music Performance is an ideal platform to develop essential music performance skills while learning how to promote yourself in a competitive but exciting freelance industry. [+]

Foundation Degree – Music Performance

The AMSonline FD (Arts) Music Performance is an ideal platform to develop essential music performance skills while learning how to promote yourself in a competitive but exciting freelance industry. The program is currently available via Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals, Keyboards and Singer-Songwriter pathways.

The program is validated by the University of Wolverhampton and equivalent to the first 2 years of a BA(hons).

The FD (Arts) Music Performance can help to prepare you for a career as a musical performer, music teacher, music journalist, band manager and session musician.

How long is it?

You can choose to study full-time (4 x 12 week semesters studied over 2 years) or part-time (6 x 12 week semesters studied over 3 years)... [-]


Foundation Degree in Creative Music Production – Online

Academy of Music & Sound
Online Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh Exeter Gateshead Glasgow Southampton Swindon + 6 more

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Creative Music Production is an ideal platform to develop essential skills in music creation, technology and production while learning how to promote yourself within the modern music industry. [+]

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Creative Music Production is an ideal platform to develop essential skills in music creation, technology and production while learning how to promote yourself within the modern music industry.

The program is validated by the University of Wolverhampton and equivalent to the first 2 years of a BA(Hons).

The FD (Arts) Creative Music Production can help to prepare you for a career as a music producer, studio assistant and/or recording engineer.

How long is it for?

You can choose to study full-time (4 x 12 week semesters studied over 2 years) or part-time (6 x 12 week semesters studied over 3 years)

Who is it for?

This FD (Arts) Creative Music Production is ideal if you wish to progress your studies from a BTEC Diploma/Extended Diploma 
in Music or Music Technology and/or ‘A’ level studies
 in performing arts of related subjects.... [-]


Up with People Gap Year

Up With People
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2018 Belgium Brussels USA Denver + 2 more

Looking for a Gap Year program? Want to spend 6 or 12 months traveling the world? Up with People has been offering one of the most unique Gap Year experiences for young people from around the world for more than five decades. The diversity of experiences available with Up with People is perfect for the person who wants to maximize their Gap Year opportunity! [+]

Looking for a Gap Year program? Want to spend 6 or 12 months traveling the world? Up with People has been offering one of the most unique Gap Year experiences for young people from around the world for more than five decades. The diversity of experiences available with Up with People is perfect for the person who wants to maximize their Gap Year opportunity!

A Gap Year is often defined as a period of time when students take a break from formal education to do something that provides personal growth through travel, community service and/or internships.

“I wouldn’t be the person I am today without my Gap Year spent with Up with People between high school and college. I’m so thankful that my entire year at age 18 was spent traveling the world.” - UWP Alumna Juli from Minnesota, USA... [-]


Music Performance Foundation Degree

Access Creative College
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Shoreditch Birmingham Manchester Norwich Bristol Lincoln York + 6 more

If you want to gain the musicianship and business skills to work as a professional musician or vocalist, then this foundation degree offered in partnership with Nottingham Trent University is for you! [+]

If you want to gain the musicianship and business skills to work as a professional musician or vocalist, then this foundation degree offered in partnership with Nottingham Trent University is for you!

BUILD A COMPOSITION & ARRANGEMENTS PORTFOLIO You will engage in a variety of composition and arrangement projects, working on your own and with others. You will also compose a piece of music for visual media. DEVELOP RECORDING SKILLS Learn how to work effectively in recording studio environments, working with other musicians, sound engineers, and producers. You will also gain an understanding of the development of recording technology and how this has impacted on music. ENHANCE YOUR MUSICIANSHIP & PERFORMANCES You will focus on developing your musicianship including sight reading, listening skills, and improvisation. You will perform in a variety of situations, both solo and in groups, and you will integrate the use of technology to enhance your performances. INTERACT WITH THE MUSIC INDUSTRY You will get to understand the contemporary music industry, working on commissions from clients and on self-directed projects, which will develop your industry practice. Reasons To Choose Us Delivered in partnership with the 2017 University of the Year, Nottingham Trent University (NTU), which has the excellent satisfaction and employment rates. Practical, vocational content. Foundation degrees are less ‘academic’ than full degrees. Flexible study options – you can hop off and on. You can top up to a full degree at Nottingham Trent University which can lead to a Masters. Entry requirements are lower than for... [-]

Foundation Year in Music Production

Leeds College of Music
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

The Foundation Degree in Music Production gives you the vital, practical training you need to become a sophisticated music producer. [+]

Foundation Year in Music ProductionThe Foundation Degree in Music Production gives you the vital, practical training you need to become a sophisticated music producer.While no less rigorous than the BA (Hons) Music Production pathway, the Foundation Degree is more vocational, with most assignments written to either reflect industry practice or enable you to build a professional portfolio of work. A work placement gives you hands-on experience, while a year-long independent project sees you devise and create a fully marketable product.You can choose to complete the course over two years (full-time) or four years (part-time). The Foundation Degree stands alone as a respected qualification, or you can top it up to a full BA with one further year of full-time study, or two years' part-time study.The Foundation Degree is ideal if you:... [-]


Audio & Music Technology Foundation Degree

Access Creative College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Shoreditch Birmingham Manchester Norwich Bristol Lincoln York + 6 more

If you want to gain the audio and tech skills to work as a professional producer and sound engineer, then this foundation degree offered in partnership with Nottingham Trent University is for you! [+]

If you want to gain the audio and tech skills to work as a professional producer and sound engineer, then this foundation degree offered in partnership with Nottingham Trent University is for you!

REFINE YOUR PRODUCTION SKILLS You will undertake an in-depth study of audio production processes, from initiation to final mastering, alongside the development of key musicianship skills. From this, you will produce a body of creative work. DEVELOP RECORDING AND MIXING SKILLS Learn how to engineer sound recording projects, both in the studio and on location. You will examine sound manipulation technologies and refine listening skills for mixing. INVESTIGATE THE SCIENCE OF SOUND Get to grips with the science behind the sound. You will study sound theory, analog and digital audio principles, room and instrument acoustics, as well as the design and application of audio systems. INTERACT WITH THE MUSIC INDUSTRY You will get to understand the contemporary music industry, working on commissions from clients and on self-directed projects, which will develop your industry practice. REASONS TO CHOOSE US Delivered in partnership with the 2017 University of the Year, Nottingham Trent University (NTU), which has the excellent satisfaction and employment rates. Practical, vocational content. Foundation degrees are less ‘academic’ than full degrees. Flexible study options – you can hop off and on. You can top up to a full degree at Nottingham Trent University which can lead to a Masters. Entry requirements are lower than for a full degree – 64 UCAS points which is a pass/pass/merit grade... [-]