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The role of an A&R and Music Manager has changed dramatically over the years. This course will look to examine all of the key areas that make an effective industry professional in this competitive and exciting sector. An A&R person's role is to understand most other roles and glue them together. The music manager must also handle deals and the artist as well as manage the relationship with any labels or clients in order for the signee to have the best chance of success. This level 4 Creative Practitioner course will assist you in your exciting journey into the music industry. When you step into the Notting Hill Academy of Music, your really are stepping into the music industry.

Course description

The Creative Practitioner Level 4 qualification will see every student learn by doing with unparalleled access to the music industry that results in real opportunities to make your career decision a reality. Assessments are built around the individual goals of the learners in order for them to gain as much practical experience as possible. Students benefit from actual A&R meetings and marketing meetings at major record labels and master classes from industry relevant professionals doing it now. Our tutors are all working in the industry and bring that knowledge to the classroom daily.

Outstanding progression rates into the music industry All teaching is relevant to the ever changing industry and delivered by tutors who are in the industry right now.

What areas will I study?

Seven core units:

  • The Live Industry
  • Art and Craft Of Songwriting
  • Monetisation and DIY Marketing
  • Music Management in the Modern Age
  • Music and Culture
  • Product to Market
  • Music Business Today

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
- September | 2020/21 £7172.00 Advanced Learner Loan 1 Academic Year(s) -
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