The National Music Academy is the FIRST International Music School in Pakistan. We foster a culture driven by Passion, Excellence and genuine care, with our students proven results speaking for themselves.
“The important thing to realise is that the spheres are all interconnected and the work that you do in musicianship, is reinforced in musicology and songwriting, as well as creative production, it’s learning through immersion as the course is designed to immerse you in the concept/musical theme that you are working on at that time.”
The musicology component of the Professional Diploma is designed to give students an overview of western and Pakistani music history and development as well as introduce students to elements of music that they might not necessarily usually encounter in instrument tuition classes. It aims to give students an understanding of music development so that they can learn the tools to continue to appreciate music and work with it’s ongoing development.
In this course students receive an overview and instruction on capturing their ideas, creating music through midi and manipulating sound using the popular DAW Ableton. It’s designed to give students an introduction to the workflow and functionality of Ableton.
This course shows the elements of music theory to students in an introductory way for all ages and levels. Students create short exercises based on each concept introduced. The course enables students to learn to read music, learn to write chords, identify aspects of music i.e. melody, harmony & rhythm, interval recognition and much more.
This course involves technical and performance music studies for students in their primary musical practices (Guitar, Drums, Piano, Singing, Violin, Flute & Tabla). A diverse range of repertoire can be studied such as classical, contemporary, jazz and world music. This course offers the opportunity for the development of a range of technical and creative aspects of the instrument.
In this course students will learn the simple tools and techniques that songwriters use to make their songs. These include constructing songs through lyrics, themes, chords and melodies. This course is delivered focussing on the contemporary popular songwriting style. Students learn to workshop and take their ideas from conception to complete and expand and develop their creativity through active examples.