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MUSIC & FINE ARTS

Where Creativity Meets Career

You’re dedicated to your art. You already know how song, photography, painting and design can move us. Now get the craft and entrepreneurial training you need to launch a successful career in the arts.

We show you how.

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Art Foundation
Certificate

This program offers you comprehensive training in the basics of visual arts exploration within a diverse studio environment. Integrating creative processes across several media, the program encourages you to explore a range of artistic skills and concepts. Working closely with respected faculty from a variety of creative industries, you will develop a portfolio based on fundamental skills to prepare you to potentially pursue related programs at Humber.

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Arts Administration and Cultural Management
Ontario Graduate Certificate

Combine your passion for the arts, culture and heritage with business acumen and management skills. You will develop skills in revenue development, human resources management, planning, and communications, and gain real-world experience through two work placements in commercial, government or not-for-profit arts and culture organizations.

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Photography
Diploma

Master the art of photography. You will plan, shoot and do in-depth postproduction on industry-standard software throughout all four semesters. Your skill set will include photographic design, portrait, commercial advertising, location and fashion photography as well as video, web, social media, and editorial.

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Visual and Digital Arts
Diploma

Focus on both traditional and emerging art media to develop an enhanced skill set applicable to the full spectrum of visual arts. You'll study art history, drawing, illustration, colour, composition, figure, drawing, painting, digital art, and photography.

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Bachelor of Music
Degree

Humber's Bachelor of Music degree program is unlike any other four-year music degree in North America. By combining the latest recording technologies and entrepreneurial business strategies with performance, production, songwriting and composition in jazz, pop, R&B, Latin and world music, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today's music world.

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Introduction to Commercial Jazz Music Certificate

This performance-based program is designed to help you assess and strengthen your skills. It solidifies your knowledge of the fundamentals of western music and develops your current performance skills through the jazz-specific areas of improvisation, repertoire development and small group ensemble performance.

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Music Business
Graduate Certificate

Take your love of music to work. In one accelerated summer semester and a self-directed, guided work placement, you'll be armed with the entrepreneurial, business and professional management skills needed for careers in the music industry. Understand the structure of the industry and how to build and navigate industry relationships.

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Music Composition
Ontario Graduate Certificate

Study online with Humber's award-winning music faculty and clinicians. You'll complete foundational course work and receive one-on-one mentorship from a professional composer or songwriter as you expand your portfolio.

See What's Happening in Our Programs

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Arts Administration and Cultural Management
Each year, Humber's Arts Administration and Cultural Management students connect with in-service professionals at speed networking events. Watch the video to check out their event at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery in March 2018 to learn more about the program and the industry.

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Bachelor of Music
Watch the program overview video for the Bachelor of Music program at Humber to hear from graduates and faculty about their experiences with the program.

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Visual and Digital Arts
Watch the video to hear about Mac Lenters, a Visual and Digital Arts program graduate, and learn about his experience in the program at Humber and his success after graduating.