Making Music at Farnborough

There are lots of opportunities to engage with and enjoy all kinds of music as a student at Farnborough College of Technology. Here are the top five things that you may get up to if you study the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Music and Music Technology.

1. You could perform live for FCOT FM, our in-house live radio station, showcasing your latest tracks or covers.

2. You’ll have the chance to make use of all the fantastic music facilities, including a live performance stage, mix room and recording studio.

3. You can get an insight into the industry by visits from guest speakers, who inspire and share their experience and knowledge.

Recently our Music students were visited by Former music students, Tom Puttick and Jack Le Breton, who spoke about a number of projects and ventures, most recently the music production for the newly released computer game “Two Point Hospital”. Within their talk, Tom and Jack used their experiences to provide valuable insight into the industry for current students.

4. You’ll be involved in a variety of different projects. Our students recently helped the Farnham Youth Choir record their concert.

5. You could follow in the footsteps of our previous alumni, such as:

Blue Rain – Blue Rain formed while at FCOT by Cullan Flannigan, Marcus Coffey and Lukas Sehringer. They played countless gigs while studying at Farnborough and ended their year opening for the Party in the Park Festival.

Abbie Hill – Abbie continued her Music Technology studies at University and along with Marcus Coffey has set up a recording company, recording local acts and are working with the BBC to record live sessions for radio/web content.

Mike Harland
– Mike continued his Music journey by studying Music Performance at University whilst working on his band Delayed Departure, who have released several EPs and singles and are still touring.

Keely Kimber – Keely studied Music Performance at university and has continued performing live and has recorded an EP. She now works as a freelance solo act, songwriter and lyricist.

Interested in studying Music with us? Visit our pages for school leavers. Applications can be made online.

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