The Commercial Music Certificate 1 (specialist) in Performance is a program of study focusing on jazz, popular, and commercial music. It is designed for students that have a future in the music industry as performers who do not need a complete four-year academic degree program. The emphasis is on acquiring essential knowledge and practical performance experience to prepare, or enhance a performance-based career.
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- Identify commercial music styles and analyze their applications in today's music world.
- Recognize style influences and create their own songs/arrangements using melody and chords.
- Identify production approaches that define a variety of styles.
- Recognize and analyze identifiable rhythms and progressions. Create your own rhythms and progressions.
Certificate in Commercial Music 1 (Specialist) - Performance
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