Do you dream of performing your music at Splendour in the Grass, or Byron Bay Bluesfest? Want to experiment with your laptop, your voice, guitar, bass, drums, keyboards (or any other instrument), with other like-minded creatives? Are you a songwriter who needs access to state-of-the art recording and production facilities? Do you aspire to teach music and nurture the passion of young students in schools or establish your own teaching studio? The Diploma of Music Industry / Bachelor of Contemporary Music prepares you for a portfolio career in music – the multi-faceted career pathway that is now most common for contemporary musicians. Tailor your degree towards your area of interest, whether it’s production, performance, songwriting or other professional areas of the music industry. You will learn using state-of-the-art facilities at Coomera, taught by lecturers who are practising musicians with strong industry links. Coomera students will have access to four soundproof rehearsal rooms with a vocal PA and backline gear and a live performance space with a full line array sound system and professional lighting rig. Our main studio is a world-class recording facility with an SSL Duality mixing desk, offering the best in analogue and digital recording. All students participate in collaborative, practical music-making activities throughout the degree. An extensive ensemble program includes small and large repertoire-focused groups and student-led project bands. Students write, arrange, rehearse, record and perform a wide range of music, and are encouraged to develop their own creative projects.