Seneca College

Independent Songwriting and Performance

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Faculty:Seneca@York
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Description:As a songwriter/musician interested in creating, performing, producing, marketing and distributing your own music, this certificate will help you attain solid grounding in the aesthetic, technical, performance and business knowledge skills necessary to reach a successful presence in the marketplace. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned musician our program will focus on improving and honing your skills while building a portfolio of original work. Your studies will include lyric and songwriting, studio preparation, performance, vocal skills and musicianship, as well as music theory and practice. Special emphasis is placed on studio preparation, entrepreneurial skills and musicianship.

Our "hands on" curriculum is delivered by working professionals in the songwriting, publishing and performing arenas. Your learning takes place in a variety of settings and styles, from private lessons to traditional classrooms; you will explore partnered projects and technology-supported "virtual" collaborations. In your second semester you will be mentored through completion of a recording project that showcases your newly-polished talent and ability. Your final recording project will be evaluated by a panel of faculty members and will serve as your calling card for entrance into the music industry.
URL:Independent Songwriting and Performance at Seneca College
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,106
International: $19,551
Scholarships:2

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Additional Admission Requirements:
    - Performance video - Applicant profile/questionnaire

    * 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 09, 2017