Studying Music and Performing Arts at Wintec is ideal for those who want to find their own musical voice and actively engage and learn in a flexible, authentic and creative environment.
Pathways are available in theatre, audio production, composition, and performance. With this opportunity to specialise, students develop industry-ready skills, and become equipped to bring their ideas to life.
A feature of study in this area is the opportunity to collaborate on projects with students from other creative disciplines, and also with industry. Connecting with specialists and mentors, is part of the School of Media Arts experience, combined with learning through real-life projects and performing. The job opportunities in this industry include roles in theatre, performance, production, sound technology, songwriting, composition/arranging, teaching, musical therapy, musical writing/journalism, and roles in community organisations.
If applicants do not meet the entry criteria for the degree, they can start with the Te Ara Pūtake programme. This course is a one-semester introductory course that delivers the basic knowledge and skills to prepare for a creative career. Once successfully completed, students will be eligible to compete on merit for entry into the Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts programme.
Enthusiasts still at school might be interested in our one-day STAR taster courses in Music Production.
Do you have questions about our music programmes? Contact Commercial Music Team Manager David Sidwell via email here.