The Music Performance program trains musicians for the commercial music and entertainment industry. Students learn how to interpret and perform many contemporary music styles such as rock, country, funk, R&B, jazz, Celtic and world music, and have a strong understanding of the theory, analysis and influences of contemporary music styles. Students also learn the business aspects of a self-managed career in the music industry.
The Music Performance program uses official curriculum materials from Berklee College of Music in Boston for all core music courses. Holland College is a proud partner of Berklee College of Music’s International Network (BIN).
The Holland College School of Performing Arts (SoPA) is a partnership between Holland College and Confederation Centre of the Arts.
Only those who have applied to the Music Performance program can audition.
|Location:||SoPA, Prince of Wales Campus|
|Credential Issued:||Diploma, Music Performance|
Graduates may find employment as performers in concert halls, cruise ships, lounges and theatres, and in film, television and recording studios, or may be self-employed.
- Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
- Performance and theory audition. (Please see above.)
- Resumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program.
College Foundation program
Feeling like you’re not quite ready for college? Check out the College Foundation program.
Interested in taking a credit course but don’t want to register for an entire program? Credit courses provide credit toward a diploma or certificate program. Holland College has a variety of options for studying part time during the day, or, in some instances, in the evening or on the weekend.
Tuition & Fees
If you have any questions concerning the Music Performance program, contact: