Harris Institute Music Programs applications open for 2017

Harris Institute Music Programs Applications Open for 2017

The Harris Institute's Audio Production Program (APP), Music Business Professional (MBP) and Arts Management Program (AMP) applications are now being accepted for the March 20, 2017 and July 17, 2017 one-year programs.

Upcoming information tours are on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 20, at 12:30 p.m.

Interested attendees can RSVP at 416-367-0178 or [email protected]tute.com.

Arts Management Program (AMP)
The Arts Management Program (AMP) is an accelerated 12-month Diploma program featuring 62 courses that focus on the new music industry, from evolving technologies and business models to entrepreneurial opportunities. The 62-member Award Winning Faculty are all active industry leaders. The program is offered in three 4-month semesters starting in March, July and November and features experiential learning, including the following team projects:
Confidential Records - administration and operation of an independent record label over an 8-month period.
• Artist Management Companies- set up and operation of artist management companies over an 8-month period.
Interdisciplinary Company Projects (ICP) - proposals for music related companies presented to industry leaders.
Marketing Presentation- Class writes and presents a marketing plan to an established music industry company.
Music Video Production - Class selects artist, story- boards, shoots and edits a music video.
International Tour Management (ITM) - Students from Harris and Scotland's UWS coordinate international tours.

Audio Production Program (APP)
The Audio Production Program (APP) is an accelerated 12-month Diploma program featuring 63 courses in the art, technology and business of audio production. The 62-member Award Winning Faculty are all active industry leaders. The program is offered in three 4-month semesters starting in March, July and November and features experiential learning, including the following team projects:
Production Company Projects - students select, record, mix and master a commercially viable artist and present to three record company A&R Directors.
Interdisciplinary Systems Projects (ISP) - proposals for new audio related facilities presented to audio industry leaders. ISP Adjudication Panel Members
Integrated Productions - MIDI / Logic / Sampling based electronic production company projects.
• Electronics Project - Each student builds an electronic circuit from parts supplied.
Music Video Production- Class selects artist, story- boards, shoots and edits a music video.
Confidential Records- APP students produce recordings by artists managed by AMP students. 

Music Business Professional
Graduates completing both APP and AMP are awarded Music Business Professional Certification and the $2,500 MBP Bursary. (Total: 20 months) Students who complete both programs are being accepted directly into the MA's in “Songwriting & Performance” and “Music: Innovation and Entrepreneurship” at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS).

MBP tuition: AMP 1, 2, 3 ($17,658) + APP 2, 3 ($14,098) = $31,756 - $2,500 (Bursary) = $29,256.=

3 Credentials in 20 Months, or 4 in 32!
1. Honours Diploma, Arts Management Program (AMP) - 12 months
2. Honours Diploma, Audio Production Program (APP) - 8 months
3. Certificate, Music Business Professional (MBP) for APP + AMP
4. Master's Degree from UWS - 12 months
Total: 32 months

For additional detail, visit harrisinstitute.com.