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These A&R and Songwriter roles are very different but are also linked very strongly. A songwriter may wish to understand A&R as well as what is expected of them and vice versa with. This module is designed to give the best of both worlds from the two very different perspectives that rely on each other and this level 4 Creative Practitioner course will assist you in fully understanding these crucial and competitive parts of the industry. When you step into the Notting Hill Academy of Music, you 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?

Key Areas

Seven core units:

  • The Art of Communications
  • Music Marketing
  • A&R
  • The Art and Craft of Songwriting
  • Entrepreneurship and DIY
  • The Live Industry
  • Music Business Today

Course options

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