First-year New Music courses include learning the basics of music technologies, the music industry, songwriting, recording music and notational composition for live performances.
Further studies will include more advanced composition and songwriting skills and digital music composition.
Majoring in music composition and songwriting will equip you with good notational and musical literacy skills, and set you on the path for a career in new music production. Students majoring in New Music have gone on into areas such as music recording, sound engineering and music technologies, as well as fields such as journalism, television and radio (planning and production), and publishing.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Music.
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College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
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