General Courses

New Westminster Classes, 700 Royal Avenue

Douglas College Staff & Faculty Discount:
Except where noted, the CMS offers a 10% discount for staff and faculty of the College.

All group class rates are based on minimum enrollment.  Rates and class times are subject to change if minimum enrollments are not met.  Classes with multiple sessions may be combined to meet minimum enrollments.  Most group courses are 10 classes unless otherwise noted.  Contact us for more information on any of these classes: 604-527-5469 or

Please note that registrations for any course with a listed CRN are processed either by phone at 604-527-5472, online here: Register, or in person at any Douglas College Registrar's office.

Music Business:  
Independent Musician's Survival Kit
This course is a tool kit for the independent musician. Much is said about digital distribution’s democratization of the music industry, but it is more competitive than ever, with less revenue to support musicians working at any level. Subjects covered include: how to break through, not break up; getting gigs and professional representation; copyright issues: joining SOCAN, royalties, sample clearance, cover versions etc.; digital distribution; contracts; creating and maintaining a website and web presence; merchandise; surviving touring; factor grants. Minimum age: 16 yrs.
Instructor: Dr. Hazel Fairbairn

Percussion Ensemble
Douglas College welcomes community members to join the student Percussion Ensemble!
Instructor: Bob Caldwell
Fee: $95 + GST