Music Performance

What is Music Performance?
This course is aimed at developing a musician’s ability in the areas of performance and musical awareness and to further enhance his/her skills through music technology and computer applications. This  course provides students with hands-on experience, training and in the various aspects of the music industry. Live performances and studio recordings are an integral part of the course, which is designed for musicians, songwriters and producers. Through continued commitment to rehearsal students develop the discipline that is required to work in the music industry. Students present, produce and perform a number of live performances as part of their course work. These offer an ideal environment in which each student can put into use, the knowledge and skills gained while on the course.

Course Content: The following modules will be offered in 2014 subject to availability and demand:

  • Music Performance 
  • Communications 
  • Work Experience
  • Music Theory & Practice 
  • Media Analysis 
  • Interview and audition based
  • Music Industry Studies 
  • Teamwork 
  • Sound Engineering
  • Music Technology 
  • Radio Production

Certification: Fetac level 5 in Music performance 5M2011

Career Opportunities:
Students will acquire competency in the theory and technologies associated with the fields of music composition and production, sound engineering and recording, music education, community music, sound for film / radio / TV Multimedia, audio post production, internet streaming, location sound engineering, sound synthesis and design, audio for games, etc. Graduates of this course will have a firm foundation in music and the music industry preparing them for further study in this area, along with the know-how and experience to work in a professional music setting. Students may progress from this course to Institutes of Technology and Universities through the Higher Education Links Scheme on obtaining a full award. Courses in DIT, IT Dundalk, NUI Maynooth and other colleges around the country can be accessed through this qualification

Entry Requirements:

  • Leaving Cert
  • LCVP or LCA
  • Mature Students of all backgrounds
  • Other equivalent qualification
  • All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

An interview and Audition (voice or instrument) will be organised for each applicant. Applicants have to be computer literate. Cost €600, payable online when candidate has been accepted into course. Please see Office page HERE for further details on course fees.