MASTERCLASS & GIG

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COURSE OVERVIEW


Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

1 year

Fees

Full time (Level 6): £2,700

 

 

Academic partner

The Open University

Awarding Body

Open University

Credits

40

Start Date

October 2019

Funding

Self-funding

Application

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This level 6 module covers every possible musical scenario, with all your arrangements being played by live musicians. Whether conducting and arranging a string quartet, working with a big band or arranging for a rock band, this module teaches students both arranging and practical people skills.

Who Is This Course For?

The course is aimed at people who want to develop a career in the music industry as a musician, songwriter, artist, band member, producer, arranger, manager, music business executive or music industry entrepreneur.

Our students also develop skills that can enable them to establish careers in a wide range of other related industries such as in the Arts, in the Media, in technology or Education.

 

Aims of the module

Through the practice of arranging for and directing a wide variety of ensembles, this module aims to help students develop versatility in stylistic arrangement, musical ideas and vocabulary, and achieve a highly advanced understanding of instrumentation and musical language

Why Take This Course?

We specialise in providing a friendly, creative environment in which every student is supported to reach their artistic potential. This course will connect you to a network of industry professionals and help you find colleagues and collaborators for your own future musical projects.

 

Entry Requirements


Pre-Requisites

Pre-requisites for taking the module

  • A good prior–knowledge of instrumental ranges, for example horns, strings.
  • The ability to write functional parts for rhythm sections.
  • The harmonic skills required to be able to write for a number of different line-ups, for example a good knowledge of Major and minor harmony is needed along with the ability to voice extended chords in open and closed position.
  • Good inter-personal skills, as unlike some of the Composition modules students will be directing all of the external musicians.
  • To have a good understanding of well-established techniques and approaches for musical arrangement.
  • Functional keyboard skills

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