Starting date: September
Language requirements: English language proficiency (at least B2)
The aim of the program is to educate pop music performers who - with their technical knowledge and skills in the field of electro-technical, instrumental and vocal techniques and performance skills - are able to perform in various musical ensembles and according to their professional competence are able to collaborate in the operation of musical or cultural institutions or to take simple managerial roles in pop music management. They are prepared to continue their studies at master’s level.
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
Short History of Classical Music, History of Popular Music, Folk Music/Folk Music Arrangements, Solfege, Music Theory, Applied Music Composition, Cultural History, History of Philosophy, Pop Music Instrument/ Singing Major, Knowledge of Repertoire, Improvisation, Band Practice, Producer Basic Skills, Piano, Management Fundamentals, Foreign Language (English for music professionals), Sound Editing, Orchestration, Rhythm Section, Stage Presence (for singers), Background Singing (for singers), Knowledge of Instrument (for the specific major)
Internship, practice: Performing practice (concerts, galas) closely linked to the skills development process, as defined in the curriculum and the semester work plan.
Career prospects: Graduates can go on to work as professional pop musicians in various bands or other areas of the music industry. They can also take on general management tasks in various cultural and artistic institutions.
They can continue their studies in future pop music-related university master's programs.
See the website of the Institute of Pop Music here.
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