Grande Prairie Regional College

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School:Grande Prairie Regional College
Field of Study:Music
Music Technology
Description:Music programs at GPRC will help prepare you to pursue a career in music or to continue your studies at other educational institutions. You will have the opportunity to specialize on an instrument, including voice, and to perform with talented musicians. Participation in College Ensembles is required of our programs, and performances in community productions or events is also encouraged. Music students have access to our Fine Arts Recording Studio complex that consists of four individual studios, a digital lab/classroom with many modern workstations, and several well-equipped practice rooms. Music performances take place in either the Collins Recital Hall or the Douglas J. Cardinal Performing Arts Centre.
The Fine Arts Department offers our music programs at the Grande Prairie Campus on a full-time or part-time basis during the day and evening.
URL:Music - Technology at Grande Prairie Regional College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,479

Health, dental, books and supplies will cost extra.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •   Music 

Music, Performance Diploma Program Admission Requirements Applicants require an Alberta Education High School Diploma and the following: ◾English 30-1 ◾Music 30 ◾Grade Two Conservatory Music Theory, or MU1000* *A performance audition is required before you are offered admission. Contact the Fine Arts Department to schedule an audition.

Application Notes : Mature Student Admission: Students who have been out of school for one full year may also be admitted. Applicants must have English 30-1 or be admissible to EN0130 as determined by College placement assessments. If EN0130 must be taken in order to fulfill the English requirement, it must be taken in the first semester which means that first year requirements may not be completed within a year. In addition to the English requirement, applicants must have the equivalent of Grade-Two Conservatory Music Theory*. *Applicants who do not present successful completion of MU1000 or Grade Two Conservatory Music Theory will be required to write a Music Theory Placement examination before registering in this program. Students who do not demonstrate the equivalent of Grade Two Theory skills will take longer to complete this program of study.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Admission is based on the quality of audition and also academic entrance examinations as per institutional requirements.
    Cost Notes : Health, dental, books and supplies will cost extra.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 19, 2019