Standing centre stage, crowd roaring, bass pumping, the lights come up… Making it as a musician doesn’t have to be a fantasy – make it your reality...
Discover and develop your singular musical talent in a rapidly expanding industry, and be taught by experienced and respected musicians through a JMC Diploma of Music. Explore live sound and recording, employ industry-standard software like Pro Tools, Logic and Sibelius, and hone your craft performing live at iconic music venues and events throughout your course. You will also receive weekly one-on-one private lessons on your major instrument to improve your technical facility, musicality, and performance skills.
Explore some of the basic concepts, principles, and theory of contemporary music, and improve your recognition and understanding of music and musical styles. You will also investigate the processes involved with performing in an ensemble, and developing a repertoire for live performance. You will also get exclusive access to masterclasses led by industry professionals and international artists, that will expose you to a complete range of performance techniques.
Why Study Music Performance at JMC?
Technology & Facilities
Designed for recording high-quality demos and mastering performance, our studios feature ProTools, Logic, Ableton Live and Native Instruments, along with MIDI keyboard controllers and monitors, top of the range microphones and over 30 (national) fully fitted rehearsal studios and performance spaces equipped with digital and baby grand pianos, drumkits and an array of amplifiers.
When undertaken full-time, the Diploma of Music can be completed in 8 months (2 trimesters).
Upon successful completion of the Diploma qualification, students are eligible to continue their studies into the Bachelor Degree with advanced standing of two trimesters.
Students who have successfully completed 4 trimesters of the Bachelor programme may successfully graduate with an Associate Degree qualification.
The Diploma of Music with specialisation in Contemporary Performance makes up the first 2 trimesters of the Music Bachelor's degree. At the successful completion of 2 trimesters, our modular course structure lets you graduate with an officially recognised diploma or continue seamlessly towards the industry standard Bachelor of Music with specialisation in Contemporary Performance degree.