Want to turn your passion for music into a career? From performing to producing, teaching to technical support, there are lots of ways to do it

A word from us

If you’ve got music in your soul and you’re enthusiastic about music of any style, the options within the industry are unlimited.

Fine tune your desire and devotion by enhancing your performance skills to become a professional musician, brush up on your mixing, cutting and editing skills in music production or even inspire others to follow their dream as a music teacher or music therapist.

Having an enthusiasm to learn more and adapt in an industry which is constantly changing and innovating is essential. It’s not just about having a talent, the industry is looking for people who are passionate about music and genuinely want to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing sector.

If you’re prepared to practice and work hard you can develop the skills you need to go far in this exciting industry and focus towards the career which fits you best.

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Did you know?

We have our own record label, Barker Records!

A word from our students

The College has helped me build my confidence and allowed me to focus on what I want to do. The experiences I have had at Kirklees College have built my skills and boosted my CV.

Alysha Gallacher
Course: Performing Arts Level 3

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We have 3 Music courses for School leavers.

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