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Music Performance and Production - Level 1 Diploma

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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Attendance: Full Time
Location: Tottenham Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers, Adults
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 1
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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course is validated by the University of the Arts, London (UAL) and has been designed as an introduction to help you pursue a career in the music industry. You will gain basic skills in composition, mixing, recording, live performance and production.

Our music laboratories have industry-standard equipment, including Apple iMacs, equipped with Logic, Ableton, Midi Keyboards and fully functional recording studios with state-of-the-art mixing desks. There are opportunities to participate in live performances and you will study topics related to the music industry. There will also be visits, trips and work experience.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Introduction to music, performing and production arts
  • Introduction to research for music, performing and production arts
  • Communicating with an audience for music and performing arts
  • Production development for music and performing arts
  • Performance development for music and performing arts
  • Music, performing and production arts project

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You do not need to have any previous qualifications.

All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be continuously assessed through skills tests, practical activities, recording and mini projects and portfolio.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers


If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31st August prior to the start date of your course and you have the legal right to remain in the UK for the duration of your programme then your study with us will be free. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

Adults - Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2


If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

You could progress on to a Level 2 course at the College.

WHERE STUDENTS PROGRESS TO AFTER THIS COURSE

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MEET SOME OF THE TEACHERS

Donal Kofteros

Dónal Kofteros is the learning manager for Level 1 and 2 Music Performance and Production and DJ Skills lecturer at CONEL College. Dónal holds a Bachelor's degree in Religious Education and Music from Mater Dei Institute, Dublin City University. Additionally, Dónal pursued a Master's degree in Popular Music Practice with a specialisation in production at BIMM (British and Irish Modern Music Institute).

With their educational background and practical experience, which spans over 15 years in the events and recorded music industries, Dónal brings a comprehensive understanding of music production and performance to the role.

Before relocating to London in 2022, Dónal served as a secondary school teacher in Dublin, Ireland and was the Head of the Music Department at Beneavin De La Salle College in Fingals. This experience solidified their passion for music and education and strengthened their commitment to empowering aspiring students in their musical journeys. 

At CONEL College, Dónal strives to create a stimulating and nurturing learning environment where students can explore their creativity, develop technical skills, and find their unique artistic voices. Through teaching, production work, and DJ performances, Dónal aims to inspire and connect individuals through the transformative power of music.


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