Performance Major

Being a great performer takes more than just experience and skill. It takes a team to book the right shows, write hit songs, record tracks that you can match both on and off stage as well as in the studio, and proficiency with a rhythmic instrument. Earning an Artist Diploma in Performance at HVSC can be completed in 4-8 semesters and will include our modern curriculum, showcases in front of LA’s most sought after industry professionals, acoustic sessions with peers and professional musicians, masterclasses with top artists of today’s music scene, and weekly instruction by our master coaches.

Upon receiving your Artist Diploma in Performance you will have:

  • Mastery in the art of acoustic performance
  • Mastery in the art of a full band/large audience performance
  • Mastery with executive rooms & record label showcases
  • Proficiency in songwriting
  • Proficiency with a rhythmic instrument
  • Accomplished lead & background vocalist
  • Proficiency with harmonies, ad libs, and sight singing
  • Mastery with your own voicing & style
  • Accomplished session singer
  • Proficiency at branding, booking & understanding contracts
  • Knowledge of past & present artist trends & movements

 

Sample Curriculum

Each curriculum track will vary based on student’s experience and skill level.

Year 1

Semester I Performance I
Semester I Style I 
Semester I Songwriting I
Semester I Piano I
Semester I Wellness
Semester I Weekly Private Vocal Lessons
Semester II Performance II
Semester II Style II
Semester II Songwriting II
Semester II Tonal Development I
Semester II Wellness
Semester II Weekly Private Vocal Lessons

Year 2

Semester III Performance III
Semester III Performing Arts I
Semester III Piano II
Semester III Tonal Development II
Semester III Branding and Business I
Semester III Wellness
Semester III Weekly Private Vocal Lessons
Semester IV Performance IV
Semester IV Recording Arts II
Semester IV Branding and Business II
Semester IV Songwriting III
Semester IV Wellness
Semester IV Weekly Private Vocal Lessons

 


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