Music Performance & Industry Practice

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Course Content

M u s i c P e r f o r m a n c e & P r o d u c t i o n
  • Music Industry Studies
  • Music Theory and Practice
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Music Performance
  • Event Production
  • Irish Music
  • Musicianship
  • Music Technology

Course Description

The Music Performance & Production course has been designed to prepare learners for opportunities in the Music Industry. This is achieved by providing learners with essential music theory, an introduction to recording skills, music practice, event production, and a broad insight into the Music Industry.


Career Opportunities

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Music Producer | Recording Engineer | Artist Manager | Tour Manager | Booking Agent |
Music Publicist | Composer | Radio broadcaster/engineer | Podcaster | Music Arranger |
Performer | Teacher


The average pay for a musician is €58,690 per annum Wages may be earned per hour or through royalties paid for composition or performance

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Progression to degrees

DkIT | Music | Level 8
DkIT | Audio & Music Production | Level 8
DCU | Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance | Level 8
Maynooth University | Music | Level 8
TUD | Music | Level 8

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Fees For The Academic Year 2024 – 2025

All courses have a Registration Fee of €30 (non-refundable).

A non-refundable Registration fee of €30 will be payable on acceptance of a PLC place. Essential course materials may be required for some courses the cost of which will be borne by the student.

All fees are subject to change. All fees must be paid with a Credit/Debit card online. No cash is acceptable.

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I returned to education as a mature student to study TV & Film Production. The teachers on my chosen course were brilliant and wanted all the students to have a positive experience. As a mature student I felt the year at Ó Fiaich has prepared me very well for Third Level Education.

Kevin McSorley