Music

Study music at Newcastle College

Our music courses look to develop your technical ability as a musician. All students are encouraged to develop original music and have the opportunity to showcase performances within our Performance Academy. Our tutors all have industry experience meaning you benefit from their extensive expertise.

Careers in the music industry are wide-ranging based on your skills and portfolio, and can include music composer, performer, instrumental tutor, music course teacher, music producer, artist management, promoter, music programmer, distribution, tour manager and radio presenter/producer.

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Music Facilities

Our Performance Academy facilities for music include:

  • three music venues
  • 10 recording studios
  • 10 rehearsal rooms
  • Push Puzzle Records – our own record label
  • radio station.

Employer Links

Our music section has its own record label, Push Puzzle Records, releasing music worldwide across digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon and Spotify. All students have the opportunity to develop real work experience through showcasing their original music and supporting roles in the operation of the label. We have developed strong links within the music industry and have worked with Blast Recording Studios, Nitelites, Island Records, Abbey Road Live, Metro Radio, D’Addario, ProMark Drumsticks, PureSound Percussion Planetwaves, Yamaha, Roland, Korg, Fender, Behringer, PreSonus, Logic Pro, ProTools, Ableton Live and Native Instruments.