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Turn your passion for music into a career

Nova Scotia is widely known for artists like Joel Plaskett, Ryan Hemsworth, Anne Murray, the Rankin Family, Sloan, Wintersleep and more. But these artists didn’t make it big on their own – they surrounded themselves with a team of knowledgeable industry professionals. People who could take care of the business because, as Gene Simmons’ once said, if you don’t “take care of the business, the business will take care of you."

If you’re interested in breaking into this exciting and growing industry, NSCC offers a range of programs that can give you a competitive advantage.

NSCC music programs

  • Music Arts
    • Prepare for an independent music career by developing your musical craft and building business skills.
  • Music Business
    • Build on your skills and experience to prepare for a career in the music industry.
  • Music Production and Engineering
    • Learn the fundamentals of music recording, composition, post-production, music business and live sound reinforcement.

Paying for college

Many students work part-time or apply for student awards, scholarships, bursaries and loans. Do research into what types of financial assistance you may qualify for.

Learn more and apply

NSCC's Admissions team is currently accepting applications for September 2022. To reserve a spot in one of our music programs, apply today.

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