Term 1 2023 Te Ara: Songwriting, Music and Audio Intermediate Course 1

Term 1 2023 Te Ara (The Way) Music & Audio Intermediate Course Details: 


Music & Audio Intermediate Course designed to expand on your existing music and audio knowledge. The next step for Te Urunga programme graduates or those with existing music experience and knowledge. 
  • Intermediate Level
  • 9 weeks part-time
  • Monday 30th January – Friday 31st March 2023
  • Public holiday closures impacting this course:
    • 30/01/23 – Auckland Anniversary Day (No Te Ara programme will be held this day)
    • 06/02/23 – Waitangi Day (No Te Ara programme will be held this day)
  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 4 pm – 7 pm
  • Free for youth 15-24yrs


About Te Ara (The Way) Music & Audio Intermediate Course:

This course is perfect for people who have some knowledge or experience songwriting or in audio and may want to pursue music or audio as a career. Broaden your existing knowledge and specialise in your chosen area of songwriting or audio production.
Whether as an artist producing your first single or album, or as an audio engineer, producer, singer songwriter or band member; you will have the opportunity to work with other tauira and individually, as well as in group settings receive one-on-one mentoring from industry professionals who will share their skills and knowledge with you.


Topics covered include:

– Music production and working with clients
– Audio engineering and DAW
– Collaborative songwriting
– Music industry business
– Artist Development
– Creating a demo


On completion of this course, all participants will be invited to join a 4 week class ‘Mahi Waiata’ where you will learn live sound and collaboratively work towards organising a live gig.


Te Ara Music and Audio Intermediate Course Next Steps

Interested in Free Music & Wellbeing Programmes for 15-24 year olds for you or someone you know?



If you work with youth see our referrals form to refer a young person to our Crescendo youth programmes.
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