Modern Music

Earn your degree in the field of modern music from Visible Music College

Our Modern Music program offers relevant training in skill and character for musicians, artists, and leaders.

We want our students to succeed in modern music, either serving in the church or performing in today’s music industry.

Our program and curriculum will prepare you for a career in popular music.

We give you the academic knowledge, vocational experience, and spiritual growth needed to succeed. Ultimately, we want you to succeed in the field of ministry AND life.

Whether you sing, lead worship, play guitar, horns, strings, drums, or any musical instrument, Visible Music College has a place for you – in the band!

Our unique program places you into a band in your first semester of college. You will be playing the best music in the world, learning band dynamics, signing contracts, recording, and playing live. All in your first year.

Our Programs

Equipping our students for ministry in the local church.

Objective: We will equip you for ministry in the local church. Our program is designed to holistically cover the role and responsibilities of a worship pastor for a range of styles and church models. Upon graduation, you will be proficient in arranging worship sets, leading a band with effective communication, worship media/technology and teaching on the subject of worship.

In addition, each worship leader will be able to articulate their personal worship ministry philosophy.

Objective: We will provide the knowledge and skills for you to be successful in the studio as well as live performance through the study of various musical styles, sight reading, rhythm, knowledge of chords and harmony.

Objective: We train you as a drummer for musical service in the church and the music industry. Your training will involve chart writing and reading, stylistic repertoire, rudimental percussion, hand and ethnic percussion, interdependence and limb coordination, sensitivity and groove, music composition, drumset transcriptions, and the use of loops and samples.

Objective: We will equip you with the ability to read standard notated music as well as chord charts and lead sheets all while enhancing the student’s technical proficiency on the instrument. You will deepen your understanding of touch, feel, groove and expression on the instrument.

It is also important to expand the your musical vocabulary of chord voicing, progression and improvisation. You will be exposed to the basic nuances of various stylistic playing, and also given opportunities to explore the world of keyboarding technology and sound synthesis.

You will learn how to work with different sound patches currently found on today’s modern keyboard, as well as strengthen your ability to play by ear.

Objective: We will elevate your vocal and musical skills, develop your understanding of music theory and practice in various genres and styles. We will equip you in band development, rehearsal, recording, arranging, and performing, within the context of the music industry and ministry.

Specific attention will be paid to your vocal health, classical vocal models alongside jazz and rock vocal models, and expressing the heart of God and self through singing.

Objective: We train and equip you as a songwriter for effective service and ministry in the music industry and the church. Upon graduation, you will be able to craft commercially and artistically successful songs in a variety of forms, working and co-writing in a variety of settings.

You will be comfortable performing original work, and familiar with recording creative song demos.

About our Student Performances

What you can do after Visible...

After graduation you will be able to find gainful employment in live sound venues, bands, orchestras, post-production facilities, production companies, broadcast media, or entrepreneurial endeavors.

Here are a few of the jobs you will be ready for:

  • Professional Musician
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Worship Leader
  • Session Musician
  • Self-Promoted Artist
  • Choir Director
  • Producer
  • Music Director
  • Vocal Coach
  • Audio Engineer
  • Music Programmer
  • Sound Technician
  • Musical Therapist
  • Music Instructor/Teacher
  • and many more.

Join The Band

Visible is an amazing place for creative/talented/passionate people like you.