Musical education should be a staple in any curriculum.
Music college WaterBear, will become the first college in the UK to offer a recognised degree qualification in Electronic Music and Business.
The Brighton educational facility specialises in musical studies. They have enlisted and partnered with Mark Knight’s Toolroom records to add input and knowledge from the electronic music scene.
The bespoke vocational course has the aim of assisting students to become better producers. It will arm them with the ins and outs of the business side of the industry. The course will either run for two years (online) or, three years (on-campus).
Included in the course will be feedback from top A&R representatives and performances in live shows. The class sizes will stay small to each student has maximum focus. Studio time will also be accessible with top of the range audio equipment.
“We are overjoyed to be working with Toolroom Records, a brand we respect as world-leading innovators in the Electronic Music Industry,” said WaterBear College founder Bruce Dickinson in a press release. “It’s a unique partnership and the first of its kind, with particular focus on learning from within the electronic music industry. Both WaterBear and Toolroom are deeply committed to making a real difference to the artists, producers and DJs of tomorrow.”
Those interested in WaterBear College and Toolroom’s Electronic Music and Business degree can apply for consideration now. The three-year, on-campus program is set to begin in September 2022 while the two-year, online-only option is offered in both January and September of 2022.
Learn more and register here.