Do you want a career in the music industry working as a performer, songwriter, studio musician, producer, composer, band member or music teacher? Then the Diploma of Music Industry, Specialising in Performance is for you. Box Hill Institute will provide you with the skills and experiences you need to excel in these professions.
Real-life industry experiences and facilities include:
You will study:
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19 Apr 2021 at 02:00PM AEST
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February and July
FT: 12 months
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There are many employment options within the entertainment and performance industry, which include live performance, music media and recording opportunities.
Career options include:
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Successful completion will enable you to apply for entry into the first year of the Bachelor of Applied Music (Performance or Composition streams). You may also be eligible for some advanced standing (generally one semester worth of credit).
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$83||$83|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$9,513||$15,033|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$9,513||$15,033|
Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
You will study 17 units
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to improve aural perception skills. It applies to individuals including musicians, songwriters, composers, arrangers, conductors and musical directors. These individuals use well developed aural perception skills, and knowledge of music structures and components in a range of contexts, including transcribing live or recorded music and preparing charts and other forms of notated music.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare a program for performance. It applies to instrumentalists and vocalists who have well developed repertoire knowledge and organisational skills. They may have to respond to a brief for a particular style of performance at an event, or may have responsibility within a company or ensemble for preparing programs.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and perform at an audition. It applies to instrumentalists and vocalists who want to prepare for live auditions so that they can showcase their performance skills to prospective employers.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead a group in ensemble or other musical performance. It applies to individuals with the responsibility for motivating others to give their best in performance. Individuals apply a range of musicianship and managerial competencies, but are not expected to conduct musical performances.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to record sound and supervise sound recording operations. It applies to individuals who work as part of a production team to record sound in a range of environments, including recording studios, live performances, broadcast studios and film/sound archives.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform music for an audience as part of a group. It applies to individuals who perform as instrumentalists and vocalists as members of a group. They may work in any musical genre. Performing in a group requires well developed interpersonal communication and collaboration skills, in addition to technical and musicianship skills.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to refine instrumental techniques and expand the range of practical performance repertoire. It applies to musicians who apply higher levels of technical and expressive skills to performance preparation, craft skills and musicianship.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to compose a range of musical pieces using electronic music equipment and software. It applies to individuals who apply well developed skills in aural perception, harmony and counterpoint, and the use of technology based applications, to create music.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform improvisation for an audience as part of an ensemble. It applies to musicians who have high level aural and technical skills in a chosen genre or musical tradition. Improvisation relies on the ability of all members of the group to work collaboratively and creatively together. They respond intuitively to musical elements as they seek to improvise spontaneously during performances.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, manage and apply individual or collaborative copyright arrangements for original works. It applies to individuals who have responsibility for identifying intellectual property requirements, assigning copyright and licensing rights, and ensuring copyright is protected locally and internationally.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop high level improvisation skills. It applies to musicians who apply skills to compose or vary music 'in the moment' in response to stimuli. They have highly developed skills in aural awareness and in the musical practice of a chosen genre or musical tradition.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to refine music composition skills in any music genre. It applies to individuals who apply commitment and high level skills in aural imagination, melodic development, instrumentation and orchestration to extend the range of compositional briefs to which they can confidently respond.
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