If you're interested in becoming a DJ, rapper, electronic music producer, game audio producer or event organiser our qualifications offer the opportunity to specialise in various aspects of music technology, composition, performance and business. You will take part in collaborative and individual project work such as managing a student-based record label, organising and performing at live music events, producing an EP of electronic music, scoring a game or film sequence, or taking part in music festivals. You’ll have access to industry-standard equipment, software, studios and live performance settings, giving you the opportunity to build your skills and confidence and make your dreams a reality. Work experience is an essential part of all College programmes, and you will complete a portfolio of work experience with an employer, putting your skills into practice in a real industry setting.
If you're interested in becoming a producer, composer, sound engineer or performing artist, our courses in music will help you build the skills, knowledge and techniques essential to succeed in this exciting and competitive industry.
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Vince Selby is musician and music technologist. His early career involved several European tours as part of a professional theatre company and many performances with bands. In more recent years, he has developed a modern approach to music production with a Creative Music Technology honours degree from Bath Spa University, and began a career in music education. Experience in related industries has included providing the sound for Endemol’s Deal or No Deal, and working on set for the BBCs Cranford series. He has also produced a composition for the NHS that uses sounds sampled from England’s most powerful MRI scanner.
Colin is a course leader and lecturer on the UAL Level 1, 2 and 3 Music courses. His specialist areas are composition, live performance, events management/promotion and Music Industry studies. Colin is also the Director of ‘Salisbury Live’, the organisation that organises music events and projects in and around the City of Salisbury. These events and projects offer vocational and course opportunities to the students. In his spare time Colin loves to play his guitars and strut his stuff at gigs and festivals around the country. He performs many genres of music, though has a soft spot for classic punk rock!
Simon has been teaching for 20 years, having started at UAL. He has a long background in music and the arts. He produced, recorded and mixed live bands for many years, touring Europe, playing, DJ’ing and mixing bands at many events and festivals including Glastonbury, Brixton Academy and Brighton Centre. He has recorded bands at Island and EMI studios. He has taught on music, sound and media courses. He is still an active musician today, playing keyboards, synthesisers and mixing for bands in London and Salisbury.
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