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Music Performance

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 PPrinterformance 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).       




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The Holland College School of Performing Arts (SoPA) is a partnership between Holland College and Confederation Centre of the Arts.


 Audition Requirements

Only those who have applied to the Music Performance program can audition.

Program Facts

Start Date: September
Length: 2 years
Location: SoPA, Prince of Wales Campus
Credential Issued: Diploma, Music Performance

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Graduate Opportunities

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.

Admission Requirements

  • 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.

Tuition & Fees

Year 1 $5,800
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Degree Pathways

For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

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