Main Instrument I - Jazz (MUM3501J)

The main instrument is the most important component of the master's programme's specialization part and also constitutes the bulk of the study as a whole.

The individual main instrument teacher is responsible for his/her instrumental areas in relation to his students, while an overall responsibility for the main performance subject area lies with the subject management.

Emphasis on ensemble activity depends on the student's instrument/specialization. The student plans repertoire together with the main instrument teacher and supervisor.


Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts

Course code

MUM3501J

Version

2

Credits (ECTS)

30

Semester tution start

Autumn

Number of semesters

2

Exam semester

Spring

Language of instruction

English, Norwegian

Content

The centering around the main instrument is the most important component of the master's programme's specialization part, and also constitutes the bulk of the study as a whole. Emphasis on ensemble activity depends on the student's instrument/specialization. The student plans repertoire together with the main instrument teacher.

The course is largely based on individual supervision and interaction.

Learning outcome

After completing and passing the exam in the course, the candidate should have acquired the knowledge, skills and general competence that enable him/her to:

General competence

  • demonstrate dissemination skills, reflection and innovation and an independent artistic expression at a high level
  • be able to meet practitioner requirements in accordance with the specialization

Knowledge

  • demonstrate knowledge of methods that promote their own professional development
  • have advanced knowledge in the field and specialized knowledge within their specialization area

Skills

  • conduct soloist and ensemble concert activities and disseminate music in a public context
  • realize and communicate their artistic intentions with a clear personal expression

Required prerequisite knowledge

None

Exam

Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Performance 1/1 45 Minutes Passed / Not Passed

The exam is a self-produced public concert where the candidate participates with a scope of between 35 and 45 minutes.

Coursework requirements

100% compulsory attendance for teaching and compulsory participation in projects and concerts.

In order to take the exam in the course, the student must have approved all mandatory work requirements.

Check the faculty's "Attendance requirements", which follow UiS's exam regulations.

Repertoire list must be submitted on Canvas within the announced deadline.

The different instrument groups will have different requirements and different forms of documentation. The requirements are specified in the academic groups' annual plans (e.g. number of seminars with active participation, etc.).

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator:

Thomas Eide Torstrup

Course coordinator:

Stein Inge Brækhus

Programme coordinator:

Lena Crosby Haug

Method of work

Individual supervision and teaching are given on the main instrument, as well as seminars, group lessons and master classes. Some tasks are project-based. For some instrumentalists, work on repertoire will naturally take place with an accompanist or in ensembles. The same applies to concerts and performances.

Students are responsible for keeping up to date with information provided on Canvas.

Open for

Music Performance - Master programme, part-time

Course assessment

There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.

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