Music and DJing

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Join us and staff like professional musician and lecturer Rachel Walker will help you to harness and nurture your talent. From digital DJing and sound production to developing your knowledge of the Scottish traditional and popular music industries - come and explore your creativity with us while gaining qualifications and skills.

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Digital DJing with Sound Production NQ

A great new part-time opportunity to learn more about sound production, the recording process and the theory behind it. This intensive course will also give you the chance to learn about DJ-ing for live performances and on live radio in collaboration with local radio station Nevis Radio.

  • Where? Fort William
  • Full-time or Part-time? Part-time
  • When: Tuesdays from 9:30am to 4:30pm, October 26th to June 1st
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Creative Industries: Music NC

If you are passionate about music in any of the three disciplines offered – Performing, DJing or Composing - and want to work in a challenging yet exhilarating industry, this course will set you on the right path.

  • Where? Fort William
  • Full-time or Part-time? Full-time
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Music HNC

Interested in pursuing a career in popular or traditional music performance? This course is designed for you. It provides a strong grounding in core disciplines which allow you to develop and enhance your musical skills and understanding of the music industries.

  • Where? Fort William
  • Full-time or Part-time? Both available
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Music HND

A chance to develop practical performance skills that will prepare you for a career in the music industry. You will build your performance experience as a solo performer and develop the necessary skills to enable you to play as part of a band, performing locally, nationally and internationally.

  • Where? Fort William
  • Full-time or Part-time? Both available
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Applied Music BA (Hons)

Designed and delivered by professional musicians, educators and industry experts, this dynamic and highly innovative practical degree addresses the modern needs of the professional musician and sound producer. You will study with top individuals in their fields  to develop skills which will help you access opportunities nationally, in Europe and the USA.

  • Where? Anywhere with an internet connection
  • Full-time or Part-time? Both available
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Music and the Environment MA

A foundation for musicians to develop new paths for creative, entrepreneurial and environmentally responsible endeavours. In addition, the course equips musicians to work within their own community, establishing effective and successful contributions to their local economy.

  • Where? Anywhere with an internet connection
  • Full-time or Part-time? Both available