Music Technology - Performance and Production Level 3



Welcome to the exciting world of music performance and production at Shipley College! If you have a deep passion for music, this course covers various aspects of music production, sequencing, composition, sound for film, live sound techniques, and event management. This Music Technology - Performance and Production Level 3 course is perfect for students with a keen interest in music. We highly encourage applicants who can play an instrument or sing, as well as those who enjoy organising and participating in music events.

Our aim is to equip you with the necessary skills to thrive in the music industry. Explore the industry's structure, develop essential listening skills, and engage in practical projects that involve planning, recording, mixing, and mastering studio recordings.

Upon completion, a wide range of opportunities awaits you. You can pursue university studies or seek employment in music-related fields such as music production, music performance, or sound engineering. Unleash your musical prowess and embark on an extraordinary journey with Shipley College.

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Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English & maths. If you do not have grade 4 or above in both subjects, the minimum for the other subject is grade 3 or a full Level 2 at Pass grade or above with maths & English grades equivalent to those stated above. Students with grade 3 in either English or maths will be expected to re-take that subject in Year 1.

Demonstrate your musical talent to a panel of music tutors. You will be invited to a ‘taster’ session to find out more about the course.

Progression Information

After the course, you can study at college or university at a higher level in Music Technology, or use the skills and experience you have gained to progress further in your career in the Music Industry. An exciting future awaits!

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This Course Meets The Needs Of The Region By
Music is an essential part of a curriculum, giving young people an opportunity to express themselves, to explore their creativity, and to work hard at something they want to achieve. Bradford and the local area has a rich heritage in the creative arts. With Bradford awarded the UK City of Culture 2025 and Bradford Council’s cultural strategy until 2031, we are well positioned to develop the young people who will drive these initiatives forward, including in music.Bradford’s 10 year cultural strategy - 'Culture Is Our Plan' - aims by 2031 to see a thriving, diverse and sustainable cultural and creative sector playing a leading role in growing economic success of the district.One venue is the revamped Odeon building that will be transformed into a major events venue.
Trips And Visits
Students visit local recording studios as part of their course, and are given the opportunity to perform or produce at local festivals and venues . Bradford continues to grow culturally, with new festivals popping up and will soon have the revamped Odeon building that is being transformed into a 3800-capacity 'Bradford Live' events venue.
A Favourite Moment Of Last Year Was
When Music Technology students performed to hundreds of visitors at Saltaire Festival.


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