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Singer-Songwriter / Music Production Programs in Vancouver, BC

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Langara College Continuing Studies, Vancouver:
Langara College is one the leading undergraduate institutions in BC providing University Studies, Career Studies, and Continuing Studies programs and courses annually to more than 21,000 students. Langara College Continuing Studies offers a diverse range of lifelong learning opportunities, with over 700 courses and over 35 certificate programs.

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Full-time Music Certificate Programs:

The two full-time music programs offered by Langara College Continuing Studies are the 
- One-year Digital Music Production (DMP) Certificate Program
- 14-week Singer-Songwriter Certificate Program

One-year Digital Music Production (DMP) Certificate Program
Program elements include:

- Electronic Music Production:
Students will compose and construct original compositions and remixes with Ableton Live, Cubase, Reason, and some of the leading 'soft synths' in the industry.

Music Theory:
Developing your craft as a music creator involves a dedicated effort to understanding how music is composed and structured. It is essential to speak the ‘language of music’ in order to communicate with other musicians. Our theory courses are designed to provide a strong foundation for DJs, film, television, and game composers, music producers, and songwriters.

Recording and Studio Engineering:
A core focus of the program, students will be introduced to the theory and practice of the professional recording arts. They will understand how music is recorded at a professional level, both in commercial studios and on their mobile setups. Students will learn ProTools with a certified ProTools Instructor.

Mixing and Mastering Music:
All modern music recordings have been mixed and mastered for mass distribution, and students will learn a detailed professisonal approach to the technical and artistic aspects of each.

Composing for Film/Mixed Media/Advertising:
Learning how to compose music for mixed media and trans-media projects can offer significant career opportunities in the industry.

Music Business and Career Planning: 
This career-focused class offers students the core skills required to navigate the creative industries they will be working within upon graduation. Topics include legal aspects of the music business, marketing and promotion, distribution, understanding social media, and website creation.


The Singer-Songwriter Certificate Program
This program gives the aspiring singer/songwriter a complete set of necessary tools to function in today’s music business environment. It is designed to fit the needs of the novice as well as the advanced singer/songwriter who would like to hone their skills as well as gain new knowledge and practical experience in writing songs, performing live, recording demos, and learning up-to-date methods in marketing and promotion. 

It is intended to help students develop their own identities as performing songwriters and develop the skills necessary to compete in the music marketplace. Students will learn all aspects of songwriting, improve their theory and abilities to write for any genre and any situation, have the capabilities to record their songs in a home studio, improve their performance techniques in front of a live audience, and understand both the legal and practical aspects of the music business.

The curriculum was developed with input from professional songwriter-performers, and is both comprehensive and unique in its approach and perspective. At this point in time there is no equal program in either the Greater Vancouver area or in North America as a whole.

The 5 courses are:
- Music Business/Career Planning
- Songwriting for the Singer-Songwriter
- Performance Skills for the Singer-Songwriter
- Music Theory for the Singer-Songwriter
- Basic Digital Recording

The final project for this program is a live performance at a music venue in Vancouver.

Entry into both programs is based on a short interview and recorded examples of an applicant's work.

Lifetime Alumni Status and Advisory Committee:

Photo of Singer-Songwriter / Music Production Programs in Vancouver, BCOnce a student successfully finishes the 15 required courses for certification, they receive Lifetime Alumni Status. This means that students may take any course within the part-time Digital Music Production Program at no additional cost, in perpetuity, in order to enhance and update their skills as technology changes.

The Digital Music Program maintains a relationship with some of B.C.'s top producers, film, T.V. and game composers, songwriters, engineers and music business executives in order to review and update courses and overall objectives. Their invaluable input is essential to keeping the program up-to-date and relevant.

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Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2024-01-28 were from:

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Groove Academy - School of Music
Courses / Programs
Achieve your musical dreams with Groove Academy. Situated close to Downtown Winnipeg MB, we provide professional musical instruction in a range of disciplines.

Suitable for students of all ages and levels, we offer classes in guitar, bass, piano, drums, performance, and more.

Founded in 2006, Groove Academy has become a place where music students are offered multiple performance opportunities, fulfilling the goal of a specialized program.

Many of our former students have gone on to study nationally, internationally and globally.
Professional Music Instruction:

Instruments / classes include:
- Guitar
- Piano
- Violin
-Voice
-Bass Guitar
- Drum Set
- Woodwinds
- Music Theory
- Orchestral & Hand Percussion
- Musical Performance
GLOW Academy - Toronto, Mississauga & Kitchener
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Toronto ON and serving the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), GLOW Academy provides quality training in Makeup Artistry, Hair Styling, and all areas of Aesthetics. We also have campuses in northern Mississauga and Kitchener ON.

We offer full-time, part-time, evenings and weekend classes with flexible schedules. Specialized cosmetology & beauty courses include Fashion Make-up, Airbrush Makeup, Hair Design, Lash Extensions, Nail Technician courses & more.

We believe that true experience and confidence is built within a practical setting, which is why we are one of the few schools that is excited to provide our students and graduates with the opportunity to gain an extensive amount of practical experience in industry events and our in-house studio.

There are endless opportunities when you become a GLOW Grad. From employment opportunities working for cosmetic companies in a multitude of scenarios, to becoming a self employed freelance makeup artist or even becoming a business owner.

All our programs have been pre-screened with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as single skilled non-vocational certificate programs in compliance with the Private Career College Act, 2005.

Testimonial:
"The overall environment of the school is friendly and everyone is so helpful in achieving my career goals. I've learned a lot of great new techniques in all the courses I have taken so far. Great school! I would recommend this school to all."
Specialized Cosmetology & Aesthetics Certificate Courses:

- Makeup Artistry (Beginner)
- Advanced Fashion Makeup Artistry
- Advanced Bridal Makeup 
- Airbrush Makeup Artistry
- TV & Special Effects Makeup
- Fantasy Makeup
- Hair Design
- Bridal Hair Design
- Fashion Hair Design
- Hair Extensions
- Facials Certificate
- Lash Extension
- Spa Manicure
- Spa Pedicure 
- Relaxation & Hot Stone Massage
- Acrylic Nails
- Gel Nails 
- Single Class Certificates (3-8 Hours)
The Virtual School of Music
Courses / Programs
The Virtual School of Music is your online source for live music instruction offering one-to-one music instruction for students 16 years and older in the areas of woodwinds, brass, strings, guitar, bass, percussion, keyboard, and voice. Other individual classes include music theory, jazz improvisation, music education courses for music teachers and our new College Prep Programs. Group classes are available in the areas of music theory, basic jazz improvisation or sectional workshops.
Private Online Instruction for Students 16+ years:
- Woodwinds, brass, guitar, bass, percussion, strings, keyboard, and voice
- Music theory
- Jazz improvisation
- Music education for music teachers
- College Prep Programs
- Group classes
- Workshops for Kids (5 - 11 years)
Trebas Institute - Audio, Music, Film, Technology & Business School in ON & QC
Courses / Programs
Study at Trebas Institute, Canada’s leading audio and film school:

With campuses in Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario, Trebas Institute is a private, bilingual, post-secondary college in Canada specializing in the recording arts (audio, film and television, music and entertainment management), as well as business & technology.

Taught in both English and French, our programs are accessible to a wide range of students, and are updated to reflect changes within the industry.

Many of our programs also conclude with internships to give you something to put on your resume and to provide you with an opportunity to work out which role really suits your interests.

Since 1979, we’ve helped over 3,000 graduates (Canadian & international students) achieve their goals of working in film, business, music & technology by providing a range of affordable programs.

Trebas Institute provides state-of-the-art facilities in Montreal and Toronto, and access to industry equipment including audio and filmmaking gear, sign-out labs and studios. In addition, you’ll be able to participate in internships to help you showcase your knowledge and hone your skills.

Our instructors also bring a wealth of industry knowledge to the programs and are ready to provide you with the support you need to reach your ambitions. Contact us today to receive information on your  your chosen career path!
Accredited Diploma Programs:
- Diploma in Audio and Video Post-Production
- Diploma in Live Sound
- Diploma in Sound Recording
- Diploma in Sound Design
- Diploma in Audio Engineering and Production/DJ Arts
- Diploma in Film and Television Production
- Diploma in Film & Television Production and Post-Production
- Diploma in E-Commerce and Online Business Management
- Diploma in Digital Marketing and Social Media
- Diploma in Event and Venue Management
- Diploma in Entertainment Management
- Diploma in Show and Event Management
- Diploma in Music Business Administration
High Note Music Academy, Ottawa
Courses / Programs
Located in the Nepean suburb, south of downtown Ottowa, ON, High Note Music Academy provides high quality practical and theoretical music lessons and tutoring for adults and children of all ages. Instruments include: Violin, piano, guitar, voice, accordion and ukulele. Opportunities are also available for music theory education, master classes and chamber/ensemble instruction, and a variety of community and regional performances.

High Note Music Academy seeks to instill and enhance a love of music in all of its students, whether their musical endeavours are for personal pleasure, or with higher performance or career aspirations. Let us help you achieve the high notes of musical success!

High Note Music Academy is dedicated to giving children and young adults the head start they deserve. Instruction is provided by top quality and experienced music educators. Get your kids started on the road to musical enjoyment and success today.

In addition to our musical programs, High Note is pleased to provide an extensive tutoring program covering all major subjects. Our highly educated teachers will enable your children to considerably improve their academic skills.
Private & Group Music Lessons to Adults & Teenagers & Kids of all levels:

Musical Instrument Classes:
- Piano
- Guitar (Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical, Pop)
- Violin
- Accordion
- Ukelele
- Voice Training

Other Music Lessons:
- Music Theory Education
- Early Childhood Music Appreciation
- Master Classes
- Chamber / Ensemble Instruction

Tutoring Service:
- All grades from Preschool to High School
- Private and group tutorials available
- Specialty Workshops
- Preparation for TOEFL exam
Elite Music Academy, Toronto
Courses / Programs
Elite Music Academy, located in East Toronto, Ontario, is a premier private music school offering students of all ages lessons in most musical instruments. Elite Music Academy continuously strives to offer the best musical education in Toronto. Our reputation is founded on providing innovative and unique courses not available anywhere else in the city. Elite Music is not just a school; it’s an interactive musical community. Whether or not you’re a beginner or budding professional, at Elite Music, you can experience a complete taste of a musician’s world.
- Guitar (Acoustic, Electric, Classical)
- Bass Guitar
- Piano and Keyboards
- Violin and Viola
- Voice
- Hand Drumming and Drum Set
- Flute, Saxophone and Clarinet
- Music Theory, Improvisation
- Guitar Master Classes
- Rock Jam Sessions and Jazz Ensembles
- Greek Bouzouki