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Please note that since September 2017 the BA in Jazz Performance, previously offered by Newpark Music Centre was renamed the BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance, and is now accredited by DCU.

A key feature of this programme includes the continuation of an opportunity for students on the programme to transfer into Berklee College of Music in Boston (www.berklee.edu), one of the most prestigious music schools in the world in the field of contemporary music. Programme modules include Instrumental and Vocal Tuition, Aural Training, Ensemble Performance, Composition and Arranging, Jazz History, and Music Business.

Application to the programme will be through the CAO, with audition/performance assessment.

An aural/theory test is not required.  As entry will be by audition, this will be a restricted entry programme, meaning prospective students will need to have selected this as one of their choices when completing their CAO application in February – availing of the CAO Change of mind facility will not be an option.

Please visit the DCU website for further information: DCU - BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance