“As a high school teacher with over 25 years of experience, I feel that students have one of the most exciting and rewarding opportunities to learn and share knowledge and skills. By delivering the course in a unique and functioning business environment, students are able to create, collaborate, contribute and learn music, business and life skills in a real-world setting. It’s a special experience for all involved and I hope to see this course continue and grow.” – George Brasovan, Teacher, The Music Business Experience.
“The Music Business Experience” is a board recognized, inter-disciplinary grade 12 University/Open credit course that combines business with music. The course is offered at TEMPO’s education facility at Coalition Music in Scarborough, where it is delivered in collaboration with The Toronto Catholic District School Board’s Continuing Education Department. The course is available to students of any board through night and summer school programming, and is delivered by two primary instructors; a qualified TCDSB music/business teacher, and an experienced music industry professional with instructional experience, selected by TEMPO staff. The course is also delivered annually at the Toronto District School Board’s Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts. An intensive introduction to the music industry, ‘The Music Business Experience’ consists of 110 instructional hours, ongoing mentorship, and unique, hands on work-place learning opportunities for all participating students.
Specifically, students are introduced to the following subjects:
Students also benefit from the following course features:
If you or someone you know is interested in enrolling in ‘The Music Business Experience’ and/or if your school or board is interested in offering “The Music Business Experience”, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall Semester – Mon and Wed evenings 6pm-9:15pm | Starts Sept 26, 2016
Spring Semester – Feb. 2017—June 2017.
In collaboration with the Toronto Catholic District School Board’s Continuing Education Department, and Francis Libermann Catholic High School, “The Music Business Experience” High School Credit Course is delivered as a one-semester night school course offered in conjunction with the school calendar. The program is taught at Coalition Music, Toronto’s Music Incubator where students get a balance of in-class instruction and hands-on recording, and performance experience. Please note that students may be enrolled at any school board to participate in this course.
Cost: FREE Application Form
Summer Semester – July 2017.
In collaboration with St. Patrick Catholic Secondary School and the Toronto Catholic District School Board’s Continuing Education Department, The Music Business Experience” High School Credit Course is delivered in a summer day school format that runs annually in July. Students congregate at Coalition Music, Canada’s Music Incubator for a month of real-world music business education. Please note that students may be enrolled at any school board to participate in this course.
COST: FREE Application Form