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Music and performing arts

If you never miss a beat when it comes to music, or love to take the limelight and tread the boards, a course in music or performing arts could be the right choice for you. Our students are given the skills needed to be able to follow their dreams in this competitive industry.

Music and performing arts courses

Why choose music and performing arts at West Notts?

Be inspired by VIP industry visitors

You will be treated to master classes, demonstrations and workshops by esteemed actors and talented tutors, designed to develop the skills needed to stand out from the competition.

Train using industry-standard facilities

From recording studios and editing suites, to dance studios and rehearsal space – you are free to grow your talent using the best facilities available. Create; the college’s specialist hub is always abuzz with activity as students train to be the best in their field.

Showcase your talents to the public!

There’s never a dull moment at West Notts. Our students regularly hold showcases for students, staff and the public in order to showcase their musical or performing talents. Performing Arts students also get to perform in musicals and plays at Create, the college’s 150-seat theatre.


Meet the tutors

Get to know to know a bit more about your tutors before you join us.

Our music tutors

Our performing arts tutors



Take a look at what to expect whilst studying a music or performing arts course at West Notts.


What our students say

Find out what our current students think about studying at West Notts.



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Why choose West Notts?

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100% A Level pass rate in 2020.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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