Msc.Sound Production

Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - Music and Dance Faculty

The Master?s programme is conceived as an artistic programme intended primarily for graduates of the Bachelor?s programme in Sound Production at HAMU, and also for graduates of programmes at FAMU or for other candidates at a comparable academic level, e.g. graduates of the programme in audio frequency technology at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague. The goal is to expand theoretical knowledge in the area of music, aesthetics, sound technology and musical and psychological acoustics. The study plan also aims to deepen professional skills acquired during the Bachelor?s programme in Sound Production at HAMU with an accent on developing the student?s professional focus in the area of autonomous sound production.

Graduate profile

Graduates of the Master?s programme in Sound Production at HAMU are artistic-technical personalities capable of independent creative work with sound as a means of musical aesthetic communication. They must know how to connect rational understanding and mastery of the latest technical means and methods with an aesthetic quality and individual creativity, and how to connect the psychophysiology of aural perception with the current aesthetic and ethical norms of sound communication ? in particular in recordings of the most serious works of classical music and jazz, in realising electroacoustic music projects and in independent generally creative work with sound in the area of autonomous sound production. Graduates can apply their skills as sound-masters in professional recording and music post-production studios of all types, in radio in the area of music or the spoken word, cultural organisations with a requirement of professional work with sound, or as stage sound-masters, pedagogues at secondary schools (instruction in practical subjects for creative work with sound) or at primary arts schools (in the fields of Electronic Music Processing and Sound Production).

Application

Applications start 1st March 2018
Applications end 31st March 2018
Start of study: 1st October 2018
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Admission requirements

Successful completion of the programmes entrance examination consisting of a written examination on the fundamentals of acoustics, electroacoustics, electronics and sound technology, as well as a written examination on sound dramaturgy and a listening test. Candidates who have not completed the Bachelors programme in Sound Production at HAMU are also tested on practical knowledge and skills in the area of recording and processing sound. It is also necessary to sit for an examination in music theory and the history of music. Other integral components of the entrance examination are an audiometric examination, a test of playing ability on a musical instrument and a final interview.

Contact

http://hamu.cz/en

Degree master post bachelor
Study duration 2 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 9000 per year
Akademie múzických umění v Praze