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FdA Music and Sound Production

Start Date: 9th September 2024

Newcastle College Music 1
  • Length 2 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

FdA Music and Sound Production

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More about the course

Are you serious about being a multi-skilled and highly employable electronic music producer? Or maybe a live sound / recording engineer? If so, this is the course for you.

You will gain core skills in audio analysis and production, synthesisers, samplers, an understanding of the music industry, events planning & promotions, and the impact of music within society.

There are also two specialist pathways through the programme; Electronic Music Production and Live Sound and Studio Recording, so you can specialise in your chosen field.

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What can I do with a qualification in Music

Daily tasks:

  • Plays pre-recorded music at nightclubs, discotheques, and private functions.
  • Conducts interviews and prepares reports for news broadcasts, current affairs programmes and documentaries.
  • Introduces and presents radio and television programmes, reads news bulletins and makes announcements.
  • Trains animals to perform entertaining routines and may perform with them.
  • Performs singing, comedy, acrobatic, illusion and conjuring routines.
  • Assumes character created by a playwright or author and communicates this to an audience.
  • Studies script, play or book and prepares and rehearses interpretation.

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Daily tasks:

  • Auditions and selects performers and rehearses and conducts them in the performance of the composition.
  • Scores music for different combinations of voices and instruments to produce desired effect.
  • Plays instrument as a soloist or as a member of a group or orchestra.
  • Tunes instrument and studies and rehearses score.
  • Conceives and writes original music.

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What can I do with a qualification in Music

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