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  • Kiesza with students singing at Shambhala Music & Performance Hall
    Kiesza with students singing at Shambhala Music & Performance Hall

    Bring your passion for creating & performing music.

  • Love the stage? Find your passion.

  • We're a springboard for your professional career.

  • A great place to find your style, from jazz to rock to classical.

  • Lighting, audio mixing & recording
    Lighting, audio mixing & recording

    A place where arts & technology meet.

  • We encourage you to explore the best of each genre.

  • Study with music industry professionals at Selkirk.

Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
2-Year
Accreditation: 
Diploma
Campus: 
Tenth Street, Nelson

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For three decades, Contemporary Music & Technology Program instructor Steven Parish has been mentoring the future of the industry on Nelson's Tenth Street Campus. On October 25, the drum instructor will again join his music faculty colleagues on stage for the highly anticpated Faculty Concert.

For three decades, Contemporary Music & Technology Program instructor Steven Parish has been mentoring the future of the industry on Nelson's Tenth Street Campus. On October 25, the drum instructor will again join his music faculty colleagues on stage for the highly anticpated Faculty Concert.

Selkirk College Music Students Celebrate with Year-End Showcase

Students from the Contemporary Music & Technology Program are ready to share their talent and passion as they take the stage at Spiritbar in downtown Nelson on April 18 for their year-end showcase. Students have been in preparation over the last few weeks of the Winter Semester, creating and perfecting funky and groovy sounds that the audience will have a hard time forgetting.

Acclaimed jazz artist David Restivo has joined the Contemporary Music & Technology Program faculty on Nelson's Tenth Street Campus where he brings decades of experince in both performance and teaching to students eager to take their careers to the next level.

Acclaimed jazz artist David Restivo has joined the Contemporary Music & Technology Program faculty on Nelson's Tenth Street Campus where he brings decades of experince in both performance and teaching to students eager to take their careers to the next level.

International internships provide life-changing experiences for those who take the step to explore different cultures. A group of post-secondary graduates that included several Selkirk College alumni recently returned from internships in Jamaica, Guatamala, Kenya and Rwanda. Here is a Q&A with one of the particpants.

International internships provide life-changing experiences for those who take the step to explore different cultures. A group of post-secondary graduates that included several Selkirk College alumni recently returned from internships in Jamaica, Guatamala, Kenya and Rwanda. Here is a Q&A with one of the particpants.

Graduates of Selkirk College and all Canadian post-secondaries now have an opportunity to participate in meaningful and impactful internships across the globe in locations that include Rwanda, Jamaica, Guatemala and Kenya.

Graduates of Selkirk College and all Canadian post-secondaries now have an opportunity to participate in meaningful and impactful internships across the globe in locations that include Rwanda, Jamaica, Guatemala and Kenya. Two Selkirk College graduates recently returned from six-month placements and are emboldened by their experience.

A summer of music awaits Contemporary Music & Technology Instructor Melody Diachun who is fresh off her new release and hitting the road to tour the EP Get Back Into the Groove.

A summer of music awaits Contemporary Music & Technology Instructor Melody Diachun who is fresh off her new release and hitting the road to tour the EP Get Back Into the Groove. Diachun and her band perform on Nelson's Tenth Street Campus on June 21.

The annual Contemporary Music & Technology Program's Faculty Concert is set for the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall on Nelson's Tenth Street Campus where the community will get a chance to see the talented teachers perform an eclectic set of music in an evening show that is not to be missed.

The annual Contemporary Music & Technology Program's Faculty Concert is set for the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall on Nelson's Tenth Street Campus where the community will get a chance to see the talented teachers perform an eclectic set of music in an evening show that is not to be missed.

Students in the Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program have been presented with a new cultural opportunity courtesy of a partnership with the Edna Manley College of Visual & Performing Arts in Jamaica.

Students in the Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program have been presented with a new cultural opportunity courtesy of a partnership with the Edna Manley College of Visual & Performing Arts in Jamaica.

The Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program is a pillar program at Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus. This past spring, original faculty member Paul Landsberg retired after a 28-year career.

The Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program is a pillar program at Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus. This past spring, original faculty member Paul Landsberg retired after a 28-year career. Here is a look back at the impact the guitar instructor had over almost three decades.

The next chapter in the growing relationship between Selkirk College and Rwanda’s Nyundo School for Music has been written.

The bond grows between Selkirk College and Rwanda's Nyundo School of Music where an international language is bringing growing opportunities to shrink the world through music. The next chapter in the growing relationship between Selkirk College and Rwanda’s Nyundo School for Music has been written.

Selkirk College Music Students Coin Song Celebrating 50th Anniversary

During one of Selkirk College’s biggest nights of the year, students of the Contemporary Music & Technology Program released an original song written just for the occasion. “50 Years of Dreams” is a catchy number shining the spotlight on the college’s 50th anniversary through the eyes of students on campus pursuing their dreams.

A blossoming relationship between the Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program and Rwanda’s Nyundo School of Music has been formalized.

Shrinking the world through music, the Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program has cemented a relationship with a music school in Rwanda that is an important part of the healing the process the African nation continues to go through.