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Whitireia Community Polytechnic / Te Auaha

Wellington

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Course: NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN PERFORMING ARTS (Level 3)

Duration: 17 weeks full-time
Commences: March 2021

Emphasis: Designed to prepare students for further study in music or DJ music. Focus on performance skills, playing in a band, professional studies and music theory. Make music in a warm, supportive and industry-focused environment. Build foundation skills in music.

Qualification: New Zealand Certificate in Performing Arts Foundation Music

Facilities: Labs running recording, MIDI, ear training and music notation software; performance spaces equipped with stage, full PA, back line and lighting; AV equipped classrooms; fully equipped rehearsal rooms, library, student support and peer tutoring.

Contact: Information & Enrolment team

 

 

Course: NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN MUSIC (Level 4)

Duration: One year full-time
Commences: March 2021

Emphasis: Develop your musical skills and understanding of the industry. You’ll cover theory, composition, music production, instrument and professional studies, as well as performing in a band. Learn from musicians including bass player Johnny Lawrence, session and solo vocalist Lisa Tomlins and drummer Rick Cranson.

Qualification: New Zealand Certificate in Music

Career prospects: Musician, performer, band member or further study

Facilities: Computer labs running recording, MIDI, ear training and music notation software; performance spaces equipped with stage, full PA, backline and lighting; AV equipped classrooms; fully equipped rehearsal rooms, library, student support and peer tutoring.

Contact: Information & Enrolment team

 

 

Course: CERTIFICATE IN DJ AND ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION (Level 4)

Duration: One year full-time
Commences: March 2021

Emphasis: Boost your skills training under DJ Raw, Alphabethead, DJ Spell and DJ Shan. Plus you’ll learn from industry speakers who are club owners, performers and world-class DJs. Focus on DJ performance, turntable skills, the art of mixing, the history of DJing, music production and industry studies.

Qualification: New Zealand Certificate in DJ and Electronic Music Production

Career prospects: Professional DJ, performing artist.

Facilities: DJ suites running Serato Scratch Live software and Logic Pro; computer labs; rehearsal spaces; PA and lighting systems; library, student support and peer tutoring.

Prominent graduates: DJ Static, DJ DeVice, DJ Bezerik, EA Kut, DJ Ruse and DJ Klipz.

Contact: Information & Enrolment team

 

 

Course: NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN MUSIC (Level 5)

Duration: One year full-time
Commences: March 2021

Emphasis: Study composition, improvisation, recording and production, instrument studies (including the voice) and ensemble performance.

Qualification: New Zealand Diploma in Music

Career prospects: Musician, performer, band member or further study

Facilities: Labs running recording, MIDI, ear training and music notation software; performance spaces equipped with stage, full PA, backline and lighting; AV equipped classrooms; fully equipped rehearsal rooms, library, student support and peer tutoring.

Contact: Information & Enrolment team

 

 

Course: NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN MUSIC (Level 6)

Duration: One year full-time
Commences: March 2021

Emphasis: Focus on instrument studies with one on one lessons. Work collaboratively on ensemble performance. Analyse and re-arrange.

Qualification: New Zealand Diploma in Music

Career prospects: Musician, performer, band member or further study.

Facilities: Labs running recording, MIDI, ear training and music notation software; performance spaces equipped with stage, full PA, backline and lighting; AV equipped classrooms; fully equipped rehearsal rooms, library, student support and peer tutoring.

Contact: Information & Enrolment team

 

 

Course: BACHELOR OF CREATIVITY (MUSIC) Level 7

Duration: Three years full-time
Commences: March 2021

Emphasis: Develop your instrument and musicianship skills to a high level through studying arranging, improvisation and recording/production skills. Work together on composing songs, releasing albums or putting on a show. Perform at Te Auaha and play gigs at music venues around Wellington.

Qualification: Bachelor of Creativity (Music)

Career prospects: Working in the music and entertainment industries, performing, composing, recording and teaching

Facilities: Recording studios and editing suites, MIDI, performance spaces equipped with stage, full PA, backline and lighting; AV equipped classrooms; rehearsal rooms, library, student support and peer tutoring.

Prominent graduates: Nick Granville, Loli, Jordan Reyne, Daniel McGruer (Kora), Iain Gordon (FFD), Kevin Hotu (Southside Of Bombay), Jo Cotton, Tofiga (Laughing Samoans), Andy Mauafua, Maaka McGregor (Wai), Richard Maxwell, Tyna Keelan, Sam Notman, Maaka Fiso, Ben O’Leary, Lauren King, Caleb Haapu.

Contact: Information & Enrolment team

Phone: 0800 944 847  

Email: info@wandw.ac.nz

Facebook: www.facebook.com/WhitireiaandWelTec

Address: 65 Dixon Street, WELLINGTON

Phone: 0800 944 847 

Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz

Contact: Information & Enrolment team

Website: www.whitireia.com

Website: www.teauaha.com

Facebook: facebook.com/TeAuaha