Independent Music Production (MPCP)
Ontario College Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne
This program is the perfect stepping stone if you are interested in further studies in audio recording and music production or if you wish to pursue independent music recording and composition as a career.
You will learn the foundations of music recording, editing, and performance, along with the communications and creative skills necessary to begin navigating the many facets of the music industry. Program activities include a hands-on approach to small-scale, computer- based recording and editing, an overview of the roots of popular music and current trends in the music recording industry, and an examination of the business skills needed to successfully promote one's self in the industry.
You will have the opportunity to work in labs with recording industry professionals. In addition, you will work with Cambrian's world-class music faculty in a one-one-one lesson environment to ensure your musical capabilities progress in step with your technical knowledge.
1 year – 2 semesters
Gain a solid foundation in all aspects of music production
Continue to develop your musical capabilities alongside your technical knowledge
For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including: Demonstrated basic proficiency on an instrument from the following areas:
Winds or brass
Acoustic or electric guitar
This program will be delivered in the following terms:
Fall Term Start
For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the 2017-18 Academic Schedule which will be posted on our website in early 2017.
Program of Study
|ENG 1002||College Communications||3|
|MUS 1000||Ensemble I (Large)||2|
|MUS 1005||Rock Music History||3|
|MUS 1011||Introduction to MIDI Technology I||2|
|MUS 1012||Introduction to Recording I||2|
|MUS 1200||Theory I||5|
|MUS 3003||The Business Of Music I||3|
|Any 1 MINOR Subject||2|
|MUS 1013||Introduction to MIDI Technology II||2|
|MUS 1014||Introduction to Recording II||2|
|MUS 1015||MPF Music Trends||2|
|MUS 1050||Ensemble II (Large)||2|
|MUS 1250||Theory II||5|
|MUS 3004||The Business Of Music II||3|
|Any 1 MINOR Subject||2|
|The following General Education course:||3|
|Art History I||3|
Tuition and Ancillary Fees
Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.
Books & Supplies
The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 is approximately $1,000. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.
Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.