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Music and Performing Arts

Develop the skills needed to begin your journey into the music industry. 

Music student playing the drums

Take part in unique opportunities

Your journey into the music industry is important to us. We will nurture your music talents and support you in perfecting your performance and production skills. Our highly experienced team will help you to understand how the modern music industry operates and teach you the latest techniques.

Gain access to unique opportunities and experiences including working on ‘real world’ projects, regular gigs in music venues and a chance to release your own records. You will create music productions for live events and collaborate on client projects, all while gaining essential industry experience and the transferable skills that employers want.



Music students playing guitar and singing

Recording Studios

We have fully equipped rehearsal and recording studios, industry-standard kit and the latest technologies. Students also have access to a large range of music performance and media spaces too.

Music students performing on stage

Showstopping Performances

Our students have the opportunity to take part in live events throughout the year and perform for our student community, external guests and the general public. From gigs at local bars to performing at our annual Student Awards, our students get to showcase their talent and learn about the music industry.

Music students mixing music in the recording studio

How you apply for a course at EKC Broadstairs College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Discover our range of Music courses and see which one is right for you.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply through our website and online application portal.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Meet our Music team at an interview, where they can guide you to the right course for you, and get you enrolled.

EKC Broadstairs College campus building

Career prospects

Actors, entertainers and presenters
Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Actors, entertainers and presenters sing, portray roles in dramatic productions, perform comedy routines, gymnastic feats and tricks of illusion, train animals to perform and perform with them, and introduce and present radio and television programmes.
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We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the communities we serve.