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2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Certificate

About the Program

In this eight-month certificate program, you will learn the skills necessary for success as an independent musician. Guided by professionals who are active in the industry, you will gain hands-on experience in home-based recording, music production and distribution and songwriting. You will also be taught business and entrepreneurial skills.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Recording 
  • Music production

  • Written and verbal communication 

  • Business management 

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Independent musician  
  • Songwriter 

  • Business manager

  • Record producer 

  • Promoter of other artists 

Student Works and Experiences

Success Story

Taylor Kurta

Taylor is a self-taught guitar player and vocalist from Toronto. Realizing a passion and unique sound, she became entrenched in the musical arts and attended Seneca to develop her craft. In 2011, she was awarded a grant from FACTOR (The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings) to produce her first demo CD called Wake Up.

Taylor Kurta
Independent Music Production

Read Taylor's success story


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