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Bachelor of Applied Arts (Music)
Study and develop skills for the music industry, subject areas include: theory, composition, arranging, instrumental studies, band workshops and performance recording and production. Learn about the music business and develop relevant communication skills. Create a professional body of work in year three and graduate with the skills and knowledge to begin a career in the music industry as a performer, composer, teacher or producer.
Certificate in Rock, Jazz and Commercial Music
Become a practical musician, by developing your musical skills and your understanding of the industry. Subject areas include: theory, composition, midi, instrument and professional studies, bank workshops and performance. Graduates enhance their chances of entry into the Bachelor of Applied Arts (Music).
Certificate in Live Sound and Event Production
Learn skills in live sound engineering, lighting, production design and event management to become a stage technician, AV operator, sound engineer, crew for live music or stage productions.
Certificate in Foundation Music
Have a go at taking music seriously on this introductory programme. Learn performance skills, playing with a band, professional studies and music theory.
Certificate in DJ Music
For new comers and experienced DJs wanting to become professional, this programme includes DJ performance, turntable skills, the art of mixing and the history of DJ, music production and industry studies.
Certificate in Work Skills (Specialisation in MCing & DJing)
This programme will appeal to students who have some experience with music; playing an instrument, singing or playing in a band or to those students who would like to participate and learn about music. Topics covered include music production, song writing, performance, recording, health and fitness, self-management.
All programmes start in February of each year with the exception of the Certificate in Foundation Music programme which starts in July.
Check out www.whitireia.ac.nz for information on each of these programmes including what you’ll pay, how long the programme runs for and what you’ll need to enrol.