Music

Key Information 

If you want become a musician, performer or record producer, we have some of the best facilities in the country to help you succeed. Study in our state-of-the-art production suites and recording facilities and master your craft with guidance from our passionate teaching staff. Studying Music at Blackburn College is a great way of turning a hobby into a potentially lucrative career.

Why Blackburn College?

  • Fantastic work placement opportunities at local music venues, allowing you to gain real world experience.
  • Study using our state-of-the-art Apple Mac hardware with industry standard software including Avid ProTools, Sibelius and Apple Logic Pro.
  • Showcase your work and technical abilities at local events organised by Blackburn College.
  • Working with RSL Rockschool to provide specialist music industry qualifications.
  • Study in our state-of-the-art £7m Futures Centre - complete with all the facilities required for you to succeed in this exciting industry.

HOW MUCH CAN I EXPECT TO EARN?

Graduates can expect a starting salary of approximately £15,000 - which can rise significantly as your career progresses.

Career Opportunities 

Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our students have gone on to do:

  • Composer
  • Music publisher
  • Performing musician
  • Music producer
  • Recording artist
  • Session musician
  • Songwriter/vocalist
  • Sound engineer
  • Sound recordist
  • Studio manager