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Marie Kinsella-White

Operations Consultant

McDonald's

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  Marie Kinsella-White
The job that I do is highly specialised and the skills that I am required to have to do my job can only be acquired in our restaurant. However, by taking a job in McDonald's you are opening a career path to use those skills anywhere - the skills you acquire are very transferable. It doesn’t matter where you start, the opportunities are there.
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

Dunboyne College of Further Education


 

Music Performance


Course Code(s):  5M2001
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Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is aimed at developing a musician's ability in the areas of performance and musical awareness and to further enhance his/her skills through music technology and computer applications. This course provides students with hands-on experience, training and in the various aspects of the music industry.

Live performances and studio recordings are an integral part of the course, which is designed for musicians, songwriters and producers. Through continued commitment to rehearsal students develop the discipline that is required to work in the music industry. Students present, produce and perform in a number of live performances as part of their course work. These offer an ideal environment in which each student can put into use, the knowledge and skills gained while on the course.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Music Performance
Communications
Work Experience
Music Theory & Practice
Interview and audition based
Music Industry Studies
Sound Engineering
Music Technology
Radio Production
Web Authoring
Maths

 

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