CERTIFICATE IN PERFORMANCE

CERTIFICATE IN PERFORMANCE

FOUNDATION IN TECHNIQUE AND MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE

MI’s Certificate program provides you with a broad foundation of musical knowledge, technique and practical experience that prepares you for virtually any style of contemporary popular music performance.
Core and elective classes, private lessons, Live Performance Workshops, Open Counseling sessions, and regular visiting artist concerts and seminars combine to create an intensive educational environment designed to encourage rapid development of performance skills.

Certificate in Performance requirements for each instrument are equivalent to the first four quarters of the respective Associate of Arts in Performance. Program requirements are listed on the following pages in outline form; for course descriptions, refer to Associate of Arts Degree requirements.

Certificates in Performance are offered for:

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Musicians Institute programs are fast paced and certain fundamental musical skills are required before you can begin your program. If you meet entry requirements and are accepted, a one-on-one performance evaluation and placement testing will be held during registration to determine whether you qualify for advanced placement in any area of course work. You are evaluated based on the content of your submission. The sound quality of your recording is not a factor. (Recordings will not be returned)

Note: Music Business, Audio Engineering and Bachelor Degree applicants DO NOT need to submit the recordings. Certificate in Performance requirements for each instrument are equivalent to the first four quarters of the respective Associate of Arts in Performance. Specific requirements and regulations apply to enrollment in certificate programs.

CURRICULUM

  • Core Instrument classes
  • Private lessons
  • Live Performance Workshop
  • Open Counseling sessions
  • Visiting artist concerts
  • Clinics

GRADUATE INDUSTRY-READY

When you graduate with your Associate of Arts Degree from Musicians Institute you will leave with:

  • EPK (Electronic Press Kit)
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Auditions Opportunities
  • Live Show Experience

CAREER OPTIONS

In addition to the many general music-related classes and electives offered at MI, the Bass Program provides grads with the essential knowledge and skills that lead to such career options as:

SOUND ENGINEER
STAGE PERFORMER
STUDIO MUSICIAN

VOCAL COACH
SONGWRITER
MUSICAL THEATER

CLINICIAN
TOURING TECHNICIAN

FACILITIES

  • Full production sound stages and recording studios
  • Fully equipped 24/7 practice facilities and computer labs with the latest industry standard equipment
  • Concert Hall access, with full audio/video recording capabilities
  • Multiple performance and recording studios available for student practice
  • Security on campus 24/7

WHY MI?

New Technology

MI offers a digital-based BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) curriculum, providing a comprehensive music education with exclusive downloadable eBooks available on any mobile platform.

Professional

Instructors are working professionals, touring and recording with top artists, who bring their experiences back to the classroom.

24-7 Access

Over 75 Private practice labs, 12 performance rehearsal rooms and 30 project recording studios are available for all your needs.

Hollywood Campus

MI’s state-of-the-art campus in the heart of the entertainment industry has a Concert Hall, computer labs, classrooms with full backline and a fully-equipped Music Library.

Personalized

Small class sizes, private lessons and Open Counseling sessions mean you get personalized attention and guidance from a variety of instructors.

All Music

500+ courses are offered every academic Quarter, covering a wide variety of core & elective subjects in music and the entertainment industry.

READY TO ROCK?

The first step in applying to any MI program is to complete an Application for Admission, and get started with the best music college!

QUESTIONS?

Have a question for our music school? Our admissions department is available to answer your questions, give us a call!

COURSE CATALOG

Program requirements of our music school, as well as tuition for individual programs, and course information.