Designed to prepare students for further study in music or DJ music. Focus on performance skills, playing in a band, professional studies and music theory. Make music in a warm, supportive and industry-focused environment. Build foundation skills in music.
Develop your musical skills and understanding of the industry. You’ll cover theory, composition, music production, instrument and professional studies, as well as performing in a band. Learn from musicians including bass player Johnny Lawrence, session and solo vocalist Lisa Tomlins and drummer Rick Cranson.
Boost your skills training under DJ Raw, Alphabethead, DJ Spell and DJ Shan. Plus you’ll learn from industry speakers who are club owners, performers and worldclass DJs. Focus on DJ performance, turntable skills, the art of mixing, the history of DJing, music production and industry studies.
Undertake specialised study and practice in Visual Arts to extend your prior degree work, or explore a new direction of activity or different media. Develop a body of work as a major project.
Develop your instrument and musicianship skills to a high level through studying arranging, improvisation and recording/ production skills. Work together on composing songs, releasing albums or putting on a show. Perform at Te Auaha and play gigs at music venues around Wellington.