Music, Sound and Technology


Turn your passion into a viable career

Music, Sound and Technology


Turn your passion into a viable career

Music, sound and technology is an exciting, fast-paced career sector where you could potentially turn one of your biggest passions into a viable career path. Whether you want to be a top composer, a venue owner, session musician or a sound engineer, a career in music will encourage you to be both creative and entrepreneurial.

  • Leadership College status from the National Skills Academy

    - You will benefit from the fact that we are the first College in the North West to achieve leadership College status and the only College in Lancashire to have a Progression Partnership with University of the Arts, London (UAL) offering you insightful workshops and university application support.
  • State-of-the-art software

    - You will study using our state-of-the art Apple Mac hardware with industry standard software including Avid ProTools, Sibelius and Apple Logic Pro.
  • State-of-the-art facilities

    - Facilities in our state-of-the-art Futures Centre include a professional recording studio, complete with control room and mixing facilities – as well as performance rehearsal spaces.
  • Go backstage

    - Recently students have been backstage at the Download Festival, Snow Patrol and Florence + the Machine at Manchester Arena
Tobi Foster Music Performance Level 3 Extended Diploma
I’ve really enjoyed the general atmosphere of Blackburn College and the approach to making learning fun and intuitive. On the course, you learn a lot about the music industry as a whole, in addition to theoretical knowledge and performance techniques that support you in your career as a professional musician.

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