Versatility is an essential characteristic for musicians in the 21st century creative industry. On this course you will learn how to stand out as a performer, engage your audience and respond to other musicians at a high level. You will develop your musicianship skills, broaden your knowledge of, and expertise in a wide range of musical genres, and engage with the key musicological debates within popular music.
Why Study Popular Music Performance with us?
Our course provides a unique opportunity for you to excel in performance while developing a critical mind and becoming an intelligent musician.
Popular musicians learn in different ways so the course uses accelerated learning techniques to ensure that all students progress in areas of musicianship, making clear links between; performance, context, theory and professional practice. The Department is committed to this holistic method of study, helping you to understand the value in what you are learning as you become confident, creative musicians. As a Department, we also have excellent links with industry professionals and visiting professors.
Open Days 2017
Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.
- Saturday 28th October (MA Art Therapy only)
- Saturday 21st October