Faculty of Performing Arts

School of Contemporary Music

Make the world sit up and listen, as you chart the course of Asia's music industry.

The School of Contemporary Music’s suite of programmes in contemporary music performance, composition and audio production is designed to develop your potential as a musician, singer, songwriter or audio production technician in the popular and commercial market, as well as the experimental and cutting edge.

Hone your craft through real performances at the College’s well-equipped studios and theatre venues. Expand your knowledge with specialist practical and theory lessons in your chosen instrument or field of study.

By making technology an integral part of your practice, the School will ensure that you are constantly in touch with the latest industry demands. Furthermore, with LASALLE's strategic location in Asia, you will have the unique opportunity to experience a melding of cultures and network with visiting international musicians, composers and producers.

Music diploma graduates leave as confident, well-rounded musicians able to perform in a range of musical situations; while Audio Production diploma holders will be competent in all aspects of music production including large-scale theatre, live music and recording.

In the BA(Hons) Music programme, there are five specialisations to choose from: Pop, Jazz, Classical, Composition or Electronic Music. Some of the distinctive features of this comprehensive course include the teaching of recording techniques to all students, improvisation techniques for Classical Performance, and an emphasis on developing students to be independent, creative musicians ready to take on postgraduate studies or the role of influential leader in the music industry.


Our faculty of Singaporean and international educators are constantly pushing the boundaries, and as artists first and foremost, their passion for performance is unquenchable.

Senior Lecturer, Music
Senior Lecturer, Music
Senior Lecturer, Audio Production
Lecturer, Music


Our practice and studio-based programmes are offered across Diploma and BA(Hons) levels. They integrate technology to meet the industry’s changing demands and provide unique networking opportunities with visiting international professionals. Short Courses are also available for anyone who wishes to pursue their passion in this artistic discipline.


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