Do you ever daydream about playing your music for large audiences?

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Do you ever daydream about playing your music for large audiences? If music is your passion and hope for the future, then this two-year course in music performance is the perfect launchpad for your musical career. An effective mixture of practical and theoretical work, and with plenty of emphasis on industry staples such as live performance, recording, and music technology – your first year will sharpen your skills and prepare you for entry into the more advanced and creatively-stimulating year two.


BTEC Higher National Diploma in Music Level 6+ Equivalence on the QCF

(BTEC Higher National Certificate after Year One)

Duration: Two Years

Location: Bray Institute of Further Education

Programme of Study

HNC  (Year One)

Creative Arts Research, Music in Context, Music Notation, Aural Perception, Music Performance Studies, Music Technology, Keyboard / Singing Skills and Music Performance Skills.

HND (Year Two)

Managing a Creative Business, Preparation, Process & Production, Band Rehearsal and Performance, Improvisation in Music, Community Music Projects, Harmony & Composition, Public Performance Technology and Critical Music Listening.

Components subject to change.

Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate with two honours. Performing ability on one of the following: guitar, violin, piano/ keyboard or singing. Mature Applicants – experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

Places are offered following successful interview and audition. Students should come prepared to play or sing 2 contrasting pieces with or without accompaniment. Video evidence will also be accepted in addition to the above. Ear tests will be given.

Why not take those first steps now? Call Bray Institute of Further Education on 085 745 9943 for more information on enrolling and starting your new career.

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