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About this Diploma Program
Designed by musicians, for musicians, our Music Performance Program is built on a unique concept: to offer the complete range of industry knowledge required to take the art of contemporary music performance to the professional level. Whether you are a vocalist, guitarist, bassist, drummer, or keyboardist, (other instruments may be accepted), this program will provide you with flexibility and space for personal style as you learn to develop and master your performance, composition, arranging and songwriting skills. In the Music Performance Program, you will have access to the industry’s best and most influential music technologies as you work with our exceptional instructors to perfect and harness the skills and passion used by professional musicians in the recording studio and on the concert stage.
In the Music Performance Diploma Program, you will have access to the industry’s best and most influential music technologies as you work with our exceptional instructors to perfect and harness the skills and passion used by professional musicians in the recording studio and on the concert stage.
Graduates of Metalworks Institute's Music Performance Diploma Program are eligible for a Degree Pathway into Yorkville University's Bachelor of Creative Arts Degree.
The Music Performance Diploma Program is available in On-Campus & Hybrid formats.
On-Campus Diploma Programs are 100% in-person with all classes taught at our campus in Mississauga.
Hybrid Diploma Programs are taught through both online and in-person classes at our campus in Mississauga.
Graduates of the Music Performance program will have a comprehensive portfolio demonstrating the breadth and depth of their technical skills and artistic capabilities. Highlights of the Graduate Portfolio include:
- Songwriting portfolio
- Recorded EP
- Social media campaign
- Digitally produced track
- Credits / Experience: Concert and studio performances
- Sibelius scoring portfolio
- Entrepreneurship plan
All instructors have been chosen for their industry experience, knowledge, accomplishments, and passion for teaching, and have been qualified by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development.
Each instructor brings real-world understanding into the classroom; a quality that is invaluable in a hands-on learning environment.
Students are taught through a variety of instructional methods including: lectures, workshops, labs, e-learning, clinics, and tutorials.
Instructors typically use audio-visual presentations, practical demonstrations, printed handouts, and interactive media resources.
Metalworks Institute has partnered with Yorkville University to offer Degree Pathways.
Students who successfully complete the Music Performance Degree Pathway will graduate with a Diploma from Metalworks Institute and a Bachelor of Creative Arts Degree from Yorkville University. Upon completion of the Degree Pathway, international students are eligible to apply for a post-graduate work permit.
Contact our Admissions Team to learn more about Metalworks Institute's Degree Pathways.