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Music Immersion (Foundation classes)


Develop your musical skills and knowledge with VCC’s new music immersion classes. Students will learn the essential rudiments of music theory and practice (melody, chords, scales, rhythm, triads, intervals, form and analysis) from VCC’s renowned faculty, in a collaborative and supportive environment. These preparatory courses allow both beginner adult musicians, and experienced adult musicians, including those who play by ear, the opportunity to learn to read and write music notation, and be fluent in music literacy. In order to register for preparatory individual lessons, the student must complete an audition.

For more information on these courses, including application and registration, please contact Music Student Services Coordinator Jodi Van Brunt at: jvanbrunt@vcc.ca

Program Status:
Accepting applications

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Sep Sep - Apr N/A Broadway Part-time

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If you're ready and know the program you want, apply now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit us at one of our campus locations.

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Program Description

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

Fees and Other costs


Application Fee $35
Tuition Fee $89 per credit
Student Union Fee $51 per term
College Initiative Fee $3 per credit
U-Pass Fee $164 per term
Other Costs
$4 per credit - Campus Resource Fee
$387 surcharge - private instruction (minor)


For book lists and prices, check Bookstore.


Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made. The application fee is non-refundable. Fees are refunded according to the refund policy. For further clarification, see withdrawals and refunds information page.

Info Sessions

Info Sessions

VCC Music has been training musicians for 40 years for success on the world’s stages. Highly-regarded for its academic and skills curricula, VCC offers a two-year diploma and subsequent two-year Music - Bachelor of Applied Music degree. Both credentials place an emphasis on music and media, career opportunities and performance techniques.

VCC welcomes instrumentalists and vocalists in rock and popular music, as well as music traditions from other cultures.

VCC offers part-time access to some diploma and degree courses (including ensembles), as well as basic musicianship courses (theory and ear training) and our large, community-based Willan Choir.

Date Day Time Room Location
February 28, 2019 Thursday 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. Meet at Blenz coffee bar in Building B (north building), ground level. Session will include tour of facilities, and a Q & A period. Broadway
March 14, 2019 Thursday 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. Meet at Blenz coffee bar in Building B (north building), ground level. Session will include tour of facilities, viewing of ensemble rehearsals, and a Q & A period. Broadway
March 28, 2019 Thursday 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. Meet at Blenz coffee bar in Building B (north building), ground level. Session will include tour of facilities, viewing of ensemble rehearsals, and a Q & A period. Broadway
April 16, 2019 Tuesday 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. Meet at Blenz coffee bar in Building B (north building), ground level. Session will include tour of facilities, viewing of ensemble rehearsals, and a Q & A period. Broadway


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Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 

Term 1

(MUSC 1010) Preparatory Individual Instruction 1
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits
(MUSC 1011) Preparatory Musicianship 1
course schedule schedule
2.0 credits
(MUSC 1013) Preparatory Music Theory 1
course schedule schedule
2.0 credits
(MUSC 1054) Preparatory Class Piano 1
course schedule schedule
1.5 credits


Term 2

(MUSC 1030) Preparatory Individual Instruction 2
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits
(MUSC 1031) Preparatory Musicianship 2
course schedule schedule
2.0 credits
(MUSC 1033) Preparatory Music Theory 2
course schedule schedule
2.0 credits
(MUSC 1064) Preparatory Class Piano 2
course schedule schedule
1.5 credits