The Music Industry Arts program educates students in all relevant aspects of the contemporary audio industry. The program promotes the professional attitude required to function in the musical, technical and commercial areas of Audio Production Engineering and Business. The program approach is intensively hands-on, with professional media and recording facilities exclusively dedicated to student use.
Course curricula include functions of consoles and recorders, digital recording, video interlock, MIDI recording and sequencing, analog/digital techniques, contracts, sales and promotion music publishing, copyright, arranging, music theory, ear training, microphone techniques, studio operation and management. Computer literacy and MIDI techniques relevant to the disciplines of music and post-production recording are offered through theory and practical applications. This program offers a unique opportunity for learning the skills required for the music recording industry, the post-production field, and general audio industries. The graduate may find career opportunities with sound recording studios, post-production facilities, recording companies, merchandising, touring commercial artists, cruise ships, publishing, management, promotion, sales, MIDI/sound design or studio recording for broadcasting and television. Program Eligibility CriteriaRequired Academic Preparation OSSD with courses at the General Level with: – Grade 12 English Or BTSD-Level 4 Certificate Or Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) Or Mature Applicant with standing in the required course stated aboveRecommended Academic Preparation – Courses in Communications Technology, Keyboarding, Computer Studies, Marketing, Development of Entrepreneurs, Analog and Digital Electronics, Computer Technology – Interfacing.
Recommended Personal Preparation It is an advantage to the student to have a broad background in music theory, knowledge and appreciation of all types of music, an interest in the recording industry and its role in today’s entertainment field, experience with computer and/or synthesizer/MIDI applications.Applicant Selection CriteriaWhere the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be: A. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario. B. Receipt of Application by February 1st.
C. Achievement in the Required Academic Preparation. D. Achievement in the Recommended Academic Preparation. E.
Assessment of personal suitability based on: . Supplementary Form Approximate Costs (2000/2001)Fees for: Levels 1 ; 2 Levels 3 ; 4 $2143.90$2143.
90 Books and Supplies:$2613.00*$2087.00* *this fee includes access to facilities and equipment in the programRecording Industry -Digital ApplicationsA One Year Post-Graduate Certificate Program The Digital Applications program is a post-graduate program which provides intensive practical instruction and application opportunities for acquiring proficiency in the MIDI/digital multi-media field through hands-on equipment application and process-oriented instruction. Career opportunities with sound recording studios, record companies, independent production houses and other ‘sound related’ industries, music publishing conglomerates and anywhere that ‘sound’ production and/or mixing is required. Program Eligibility CriteriaRequired Academic Preparation Music Industry Arts Diploma Or An equivalent qualification from another institution as judged by the College Or Professional background and experience assessed by the College to be equivalent to the aboveApplicant Selection CriteriaWhere the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be: A. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario. B.
Receipt of Application by February 1st. C. Achievement in the Required Academic Preparation. Students applying for the Recording Industry – Digital Applications program with a two year Music Industry Arts Diploma should have obtained a ‘B’ average in all MIDI and RCRD or PROD courses in the second year of the Music Industry Arts program at Fanshawe College, or a ‘B’ average in all MIDI courses from another institution. Applicants with less than a ‘B’ average will be considered only on the recommendation of the Program Chair.
D. Preference will be given to graduates of the Fanshawe College Music Industry Arts program, with most recent graduates having priority.Note: Applications received by February 1st will be guaranteed consideration. Applications received after February 1st will be considered only if places remain available in the program.
Approximate Costs (2000/2001)Fees for: Levels 1 ; 2 $2143.90 Books and Supplies:$2082.00Bibliography: