Objectifs du programme

The professional music and song techniques program aims to train musicians and vocalists capable of developing in various styles of popular music. These styles mainly include 20th century music and song produced as entertainment for a mass market: rock, jazz, blues, pop, industry, ethnic, folk, world Beat, etc.

Specialization A : Composition and arrangement

This specialization stream allows the students to acquire skills in arranging as well as composing music and songs. Arrangement is distinguished from composition because the starting point for the activity is an already existing work. The arranger modifies or elaborates on a work to improve it or adapt it to a particular context.

Durée de la formation

Option Spécifique (heures) Totale (heures)
Specialization A - Composition and arrangement 1350 2010
Spécifique (heures)Totale (heures)

Total length of training includes general training that is common to all programs for 420 hours, general training for this program for 150 hours as well as complementary general training courses for 90 hours.

Duration of training consists of theory and lab work for courses; personal time that the student invests is excluded.

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
01FA To use elements of musical language
01FB To transcribe musical materials
01FE To perform musical works
01FF To appreciate characteristics of musical works
01FG To develop instrumental versatility
01FH To develop artistic sensibility
01FJ To adapt to new technologies in music
01FL To manage a career

Specialization A - Composition and Arrangement

Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
01FC To master the popular music idiom
01FD To transcribe a piece of popular music
01FK To establish professional communications
01FM To arrange a piece of popular music
01FN To compose a piece of popular music
01FP To record popular music
01FQ To compose a song
Number of contact hours allotted: 1 350

Conditions d'admission et préalables

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

• no requirements

Organismes scolaires offrant le programme

Collège J/S
Vanier College

Arrangeur musical

Les arrangeuses et les arrangeurs musicaux, ou les compositeurs, arrangent ou adaptent des pièces de musique. Ils composent des pièces de musique et des chansons, jouent des instruments de musique et transposent la musique en partitions. Ils peuvent avoir à réaliser des enregistrements musicaux en studio. C’est un métier passionnant pour ceux qui ont des aptitudes pour la musique tout en étant disciplinés, polyvalents et rigoureux.

Formation(s) connexe(s)

Techniques professionnelles de musique et chanson

Salaire moyen

Arrangeur musical — 36,10 $