On this course we see no boundaries between performance, production and composition. We look for creative and versatile musicians who wish to develop their performance, production and technical skills to a professional level in order to prepare for a career in the contemporary music industries. We recruit musicians to the following principal studies: Vocals, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass Guitar and Drum Kit.
You will study in an artistic environment that offers collaborative opportunities with students across a range of creative disciplines, and have access to our bespoke music facilities. These include: a dedicated 24-track analogue/digital recording studio with ProTools integration and motorised Solid State Logic AWS924 desk; fully-integrated studio and live/ensemble rooms; auditorium with full live PA, lighting rig and video integration; sound-proofed instrumental teaching rooms; backline, microphones and effects processors plus access to our Mac suites.
Performance, production and composition are integral to our approach whilst providing you with a clear understanding of the business of music and the structure of the music industries. Our experienced tutors and visiting industry professionals will support and stimulate the development of technical skills necessary to thrive as a working musician in the 21st century creative world. On graduation, successful BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance students will have the choice of a wide range of career options.
Note: We do not accept deferred entry for the BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance course.