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Bc.Music Direction

Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - Music and Dance Faculty

Music Directing is a highly specialised programme requiring a comprehensive musical education. It trains experts capable of directing a musical recording, capable of collaborating with the other members of a recording team (sound-master, sound director) and also capable of successfully guiding and correcting the performer?s delivery to meet the requirements of a professional music recording.

Graduate profile

A graduate of the Bachelors programme has mastered the process of recording a musical work in theory as well as in practice. His or her music-theoretical grounding allows for a deep and versatile understanding of a musical composition. He or she is able to analyse a performer?s execution, and compare and comment on it in an understandable manner. The same skills are applied in a practical recording in a studio. Professional profile of a graduate of the Music Directing programme: music director in a radio or television taping, music director for making recordings for music media (CD, DVD, etc.). For the breadth and depth of musical education which this programme provides, however, there is also the possibility of applying ones skills as a music editor or dramaturge (e.g. at radio stations, etc.).

Application

Applications start 1st November 2017
Applications end 30th November 2017
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Admission requirements

1) competence in reliable aural analysis not only in the area of tonal pitches and harmony at the level of the requirements for the subject of intonation taught at conservatories, but also in the areas of timbres, metro-rhythmic structures and directional hearing; 2) knowledge of music-theoretical disciplines in the extent of conservatory curriculum; 3) orientation in scores; 4) basic analytical orientation in musical styles and compositional techniques; 5) ability in independent critical judgement of a musical composition and its interpretation; 6) personality traits suitable for directing work, interpersonal skills. A prerequisite for admission is successful completion of an aptitude test. The aptitude test consists of: 1) a written examination, the contents of which are questions testing the above-mentioned requirements; 2) an oral examination and interview, during which the candidate must demonstrate the specified knowledge and skills, and at least an elementary orientation in the field of sound and recording.

Contact

http://hamu.cz/en

Degree bachelor
Study duration 3 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 12715 per year
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