The School of Music provides training for young musicians and music educators in performance, popular music studies, instrumental and vocal, music education and music technology. Students explore modules outside their area of specialization including music business, development, creativity and social enterprise providing students with the necessary skills — business, creative, and intellectual — so that they might emerge as visionary creative entrepreneurs in the evolving music industry.

School of Music Programmes:

  • Bachelor of Music in Performance (BM): Contemporary Music Studies
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance (BM): Classical Music Studies
  • Bachelor of Music Education (BME): Piano, Voice, Recorder, Guitar, Wind, Percussion, Strings
  • Associate of Arts in Music (AA)
  • Fundamentals of Music Literacy & Performance (FMLP)
  • Certificate in Music (CM)
  • Music Minor

Bachelor of Music in Performance

Contemporary Music Studies

Designed to train students for careers in jazz, popular and commercial music performance

Fundamentals of Music Literacy and Performance

(FMLP)

A college preparation programme that prepareS students for further study in music performance, music teaching or other related music careers.

Bachelor of Music in Performance

Classical Music Studies

Designed for a career in music performance and/or private studio teaching. Also prepares students for graduate studies in performance and pedagogy.

Associates of Arts in Music

This programme meets the pre-requisites required for transferring to the Bachelor’s degree in Music.

This two-year degree offers music courses in a curriculum intended to lead, by transfer, to a professional bachelors degree programme.

Bachelor of Music in Education

Piano, Voice, Recorder, Guitar, Wind, Percussion, Strings

A general music degree that offers two areas of concentration within the programme: Choral and Instrumental

Certificate in Music

The CM focuses on the basic elements of contemporary music performance, aural skills, and theory.

This one-year certificate introduces students in contemporary music performance to the convention of Jamaican Popular Music.