Study Music at MK College
The most important thing you need to be successful in music is passion.
You need to live and breathe music and understand the power it can have. Music can say things that words can’t, and musicians need to have a wide range of skills to make sure they get it right
From improving your technical skill in your chosen instrument, to experimenting with different genres of music, you will learn exactly what it takes to craft a successful career in the music industry. Learn from talented tutors with excellent industry links, meet like-minded people who you will work closely with to challenge each other, and discover more about career paths available, that will allow you to turn your passion into a career.
GET CREATIVE WITH OUR FACILITIES
One of the key differences between studying at College and studying at school is our first class facilities. Our Music Performance students benefit from workshops and brand new equipment, mirroring the industry today. From our recording equipment to our fully-stocked soundproof rehearsal rooms, come and perfect your performance skills, from composition to stage presence.
Music students attend exclusive songwriting workshop at Royal Albert Hall
Australian artist Ry X gave an exclusive workshop with MK College Music students at the legendary Royal Albert Hall, sharing his secrets of songwriting and his journey into the industry. Photo credit: Andy Paradise
Level 3 Music Performance
Watch our first year Level 3 Music Performance students performing Everlong by the Foo Fighters
Autumn Music Showcase
We couldn’t invite you to our live shows, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fantastic work our students have been doing! They worked hard to put together a live virtual showcase from our rehearsal studios, which you can watch back now.
Intermediate or Advanced?
You may have seen our courses split up into Intermediate and Advanced. Here’s the lowdown on what they mean…
This level of study is equivalent to Level 1 & 2.
This will offer you a dedicated support system to prepare you for progression. You will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in your chosen specialism, encouraged by your tutors and peers. Your experiences will enable you to decide what you want to do next, whether it’s an apprenticeship or an Advanced (Level 3) study programme at College, you will discover the wide range of options open to you.
This level of study is equivalent to Level 3.
Put your passion for your chosen subject into action with a variety of work experience opportunities. You’ll put your skills and knowledge to the test by taking on work experience in your chosen industry, getting an insight into what life in that career will be like. You’ll develop your learning at College, taking full advantage of our industry-standard facilities. Professionalism is a must for advanced programmes, as you will be making contacts and opening doors for yourself which could lead to something extraordinary.
This level of study is equivalent to Level 4, 5 & 6, and is only for people who have already completed an Advanced (Level 3) qualification (BTEC or A Level or equivalent).
Take your career to the next step with undergraduate qualifications, from HNCs to BA Degrees. Focus on your specialism, developing advanced technical, practical and research skills to prepare you for a fulfilling and successful career. With expert lecturers, small class sizes and access to facilities mirroring industry, get ready to become an expert in your chosen field.
Who do we work with?
We make sure you’re ready to kick off your career as soon as you’ve completed your studies with us, and even before that by working with industry partners. From work experience opportunities, to live performances, the employers we work with help to shape our curriculum, meaning you’re learning the skills that are in demand in your industry. We work with:
- The Craufurd Arms
- Marshall Amps
- Unit Nine