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Certificate In Music

Campus
ONE AIRPORT SQUARE
Level
Undergraduate
Semester
September 2019
Credit
2.000
Method
Lecture, Online, Seminar

This program is designed for students pursuing a career within the field of project management. The coursework gives students an understanding of the processes and techniques required in project management. Students who successfully complete the program will receive a Canadian College Project Management Diploma and will be prepared to challenge exams to receive either PMI’s PMP certification (minimum 3 years related work experience) or the CAPM certification (no experience necessary.)

Access to Further Studies

Graduates of this programme can go on to take diploma programs or foundation programs in music from world class institutions as well.

Course assessment

The course assessment will include vocal tests, composition tests, performance tests, fluency tests and listening tests. The assessment also comprises of a comprehensive final exam and continuous assessment. Letter grades are calculated based on the weight of the final exam and the continuous assessment and the actual numerical marks obtained in these two assessment components. Based on the course grades the student’s semester grade point average (GPA) and cumulative point average (CPA) are calculated.

MUSIC CERTIFICATE COURSE OUTLINE 6 WEEKS

Week 1 - Introduction to music

Definition, Aims and objectives Functions of music: Social, Religious, Economic, Cultural, etc.
Rudiments
Triads
Time signatures
Key signatures
Musical scales: Major scales, minor scales,

Week 2 - Music appreciation {western & African}

Elements of music
Various Exponents
Beethoven
Handel Fela
Osibisa

Week 3 - How Voice works: Articulators, Vocal folds, the 4 parts of Voice, etc.

Fundamentals of voice
Breathing/Breath Control
Introduction to speech
Introduction to Vocal Training
Vocal interpretation
Fundamentals of the Speech
Listening Skills
The four Faculties of Communication

Week 4 - Introduction to stagecraft

Communication skills
Centre stage Grooming
Stagecraft & Performance

Week 5 - Introduction to the Art of Singing & Musicianship

What is singing?
What makes a good singer?
The singing voice.
Learning a new instrument
Keyboard & guitar
Rehearsing a music piece/song
Listening & analyzing the musical work of others The four Faculties of Communication

Week 6 - Introduction to Music Business

Vocal tests
Composition tests
Performance tests
USP (Unique Selling Point)
Press Kit
Publicity
Branding
Networking
Website
Earning a living
Fluency test
Listening skills test

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