Professional Techniques in Music and Song

Technical DCS

Professional Techniques in Music and Song

This program is offered in English only
Who is it for?

Students wishing to progress in the popular music industry and who have a good foundation with a musical instrument.

Vanier College

Vanier college offers over 24 DCS programs. Recognized for fostering an environment in which students can excel both personally and academically, Vanier is also known for the interest it places on the educational needs of its students. The college has a well-established reputation for its high-quality musical productions, numerous festivals, the “Vanier BDC Case Challenge” competition in Marketing, and leading AAA football and basketball teams.

Vanier College

821 Sainte Croix Ave, Saint-Laurent, QC H4L 3X9, Canada

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Once you receive your letter of acceptance

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Approximate cost of studies (per year)

  • Citizens of France (France-Québec agreement) : from 300 to 365$CAD (= between 200 € and 250 €)
  • Citizens of other countries: 16 500 $CAD (10 600 €)

 

Admission requirements

  • 11 years of recognized studies
  • Audition often required
  • aving successfully passed the required French test (for francophone colleges)
    Having successfully passed the required English test (for anglophone colleges)

 

Duration of studies

3 years or 6 semesters (full time)

 

Application deadlines

  • Fall 2022: March 31, 2022
  • Winter 2023 : August 31, 2022
  • Develop their technical skills with a musical instrument
  • Develop improvisational and sight-reading skills
  • Expand popular music repertoire with the instrument
  • Play in a band
  • Acquire knowledge of musical literature
  • Develop ear through solfeggio exercises
  • Learn about music theory
  • Become familiar with musical writing and production software
  • Acquire a foundation in a second instrument
  • Acquire skills in composition and arrangemen
  • Musician
  • Arranger
  • Lyricist
  • Composer
  • Performer
  • Singer
  • Music teacher
  • Instrument salesperson

Etc.

Obtaining a Quebec Acceptance Certificate

It is the first document to obtain when starting your immigration process. By clicking on the button below you will be redirected to a website describing all the relevant information about it.

Obtain a Quebec acceptance certificate
Obtaining a Study Permit

There is a second immigration document that you will need to obtain. After receiving your CAQ, you must apply for a Student Permit, which you can do online. This application will be forwarded to a visa office that processes all applications from your country of citizenship or the country into which you have been lawfully admitted. If you click on the button below, you will be redirected to the website where you will find all the details. By clicking on the button below you will be redirected to a website describing all the relevant information about it.

OBTAIN A STUDY PERMIT
Obtaining health and hospitalization insurance

All international students must hold a valid Canadian health and hospitalization insurance plan for themselves and their accompanying dependents, or they must be covered under a valid reciprocal social security agreement. Citizens of the countries listed below benefit from a reciprocal social security agreement made with Quebec and, as such, may be covered by the Quebec health insurance board (Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec – RAMQ) in the same way as Canadians or permanent residents of Canada. The countries are: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Romania and Sweden. For more information, please consult the reciprocal agreement. All other international students must hold a health and hospitalization insurance plan. The college you will be attending will provide you with information on how to obtain this insurance and the related fees.

OBTAIN HEALTH AND HOSPITALIZATION INSURANCE
Confirming your acceptance and paying the tuition fees

Your letter of acceptance will explain how to complete this final step.

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