The next step for Level 3 students looking for a sustainable career pathway and broader engagement with the ‘standup’ skills of performance in commercial music, song-writing and production. From song-writing, arranging, improvising and performing, to recording, marketing, planning and logistical issues, every great artist can adapt to different musical styles and integrate across a range of professional roles. Whether you are working towards a career in musical theatre, music for film and television, live performance, recording studio skills, jazz and improvisation, or writing and arranging or producing for other artists, you will benefit from the foundation program. The materials cover most contemporary commercial genres in the great tradition from jazz and the Great American Songbook, to soul, funk, r’n’b, hip-hop, to film and television sound scores and arrangements. Working with our team of industry professionals you will improve your skills and heighten your awareness and understanding of music. They will challenge and expand your talent and insight to set you on a path to becoming the complete musician within a vibrant industry sector.
This course provides opportunities for graduates to enter employment within a range of musical and production industries, or progress on to a degree course at university.