Diploma in Music Performance

Program Overview

The Diploma in Music Performance is a comprehensive programme in the study of Music. Students in this programme will discover music from around the word and examine the development of music across traditions and history. They will also be immersed to experience the spectrum of music, from solo and group performance, contextual studies, aural and musicianship skills, stylistic studies, professional skills such as career skills to music theory and analysis.

 

Delivered from one of Asia's most dynamic cultural capitals, this two-year programme is designed to prepare students for a career in a vibrant music industry ranging from theatres, dance and live music venues, through to cultural centres and festivals. The campus is conveniently located in the central part of Singapore, offering students access to a wide variety of events and organisations that covers a diversity of traditional and contemporary art forms, performances and exhibitions.  

 

Study Modes 

Full Time

Course Duration

24 months

Total Contact Hours

1716 contact hours (858 contact hours per academic year)

Schedule

5 days per week x 6.6 hours per day

 

Entry Qualification

  • Minimum of two 'O' Level subject passes (not including English Language) or their equivalent; AND
  • Minimum of a pass in 'O' Level English Language or IELTS 4.5 or TOEFL iBT 32-34 or its equivalent; OR
  • Other qualifications which will be considered on a case-by-case basis; AND
  • Solo audition - 3-5 minutes performance by the student on his/her main instrument.

 

Next Intakes 

Two intakes yearly

 

Sample Courses

YEAR 1 

MODULE TITLE

Principal Studies 1A/1B

Chamber Music 1A/1B 

Aural Analysis and Musicianship 1A/1B

Industry and Career 1A/1B

YEAR 2

MODULE TITLE

Principal Studies 2A/2B

Chamber Music 2A/2B 

Music in Context: Historical and Stylistic Studies 2A/2B

(Classical / Contemporary Performance Track Students Only)

Music in Context: Historical and Stylistic Studies 2A/2B

(Traditional Performance Track Student Only) 


Grades

GRADE GRADING SCHEME
A

80-100

B

70-79

C

60-69 

D

50-59

E

30-49 (Fail)

F

1-29 (Bad Fail)

Non-submission or plagiarized 

0

 

Programme Fees (Full-time)

Total Fees (Per Academic Year)

$25,600.00

The Total Fees is not inclusive of a non-refundable application fee of $100.
Course Fees are inclusive of Lonpac Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).

List of Approved Teachers 

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Graduation Requirement 

Students are to meet the attendance requirements.
At least 90% Class Attendance, AND
At least 50% for each Module Grade.
Complete Project Assignment 

 

Certification

The Diploma in Music Performance will be awarded by Capital College of the Arts, Management And Technology.

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