This exciting course is a response to the needs of the current music industry. It is aimed at the musician who wants to develop their own performance and writing skills, technical knowledge to support the recording of music, and the industry 'know-how' to launch a career. You will have the option to study live sound, music education or experimental sound. You will gain experience in: performing across a range of genres, and in a variety of live settings (including venues across London); taking part in work-based activities facilitated by our own commercial productions company (W5 Productions); running recording and production sessions; writing and arranging for bands and ensembles; and being a musical director. This course will enable you to develop - • as a musician, with one-to-one tuition and workshop sessions • writing, composition and arranging, using state of the art facilities • stagecraft and performance skills • recording, mixing and production techniques • band leadership / musical directorship • understanding of marketing, PR and promotion.