Bachelor Degree in Musical Instruments in Rostock in Germany

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Musical Instruments

A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

Students in musical instrument programs may encounter a variety of teaching methods in different courses. Students may be taught by traditional lecture methods using textbooks and media to understand music history and theory. Additionally, students may gain hands-on experience in group ensembles and private lessons.

Germany is a great destination for international scholarsand has a high quality higher education system. The value of this level of education has been improved by the Germany's strong economy. Foreign students enjoy excellent living standards in a secure and safe surroundings. Berlin is the capital.

Rostock is a city with a population of over 200,000 inhabitants. It is located in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It is home to University of Rostock, which is on the oldest universities in Europe.

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Bachelor of Music in Wind Section

Rostock University of Music and Drama
Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 Germany Rostock

The Artistic Modules (“Künstlerisches Kernmodul” and “Obligatorische Vertiefung Kernmodul”, semesters 1 – 8) provide the core of the Bachelor’s course. At the beginning of their studies, students learn to develop and adjust their physiological basis which is most important for woodwind instrument players. Furthermore, they gain technical knowledge about the construction and design of reeds. Brass and flute players attend ensemble lessons instead in order to acquire essential competence in intonation, precise interaction and adaptability. According to the requirements of the professional market, secondary instruments connected to the main instruments are a mandatory part of the curriculum. [+]

Bachelors in Musical Instruments in Rostock in Germany. The Artistic Modules (“Künstlerisches Kernmodul” and “Obligatorische Vertiefung Kernmodul”, semesters 1 – 8) provide the core of the Bachelor’s course. At the beginning of their studies, students learn to develop and adjust their physiological basis which is most important for woodwind instrument players. Furthermore, they gain technical knowledge about the construction and design of reeds. Brass and flute players attend ensemble lessons instead in order to acquire essential competence in intonation, precise interaction and adaptability. According to the requirements of the professional market, secondary instruments connected to the main instruments are a mandatory part of the curriculum. Music Comprehension I, II, and III (“Musikerschließung I, II, III”, semesters 1 – 6) are basic modules during which students learn to approach music as a whole. The module Music Education (“Musikpädagogik”, semesters 1 – 2) comprises lectures providing basic pedagogical knowledge and the Didactics Module (“Obligatorisches Vertiefungsmodul Didaktik”, semesters 5 – 6) builds on it. During the latter, practical school work with learners becomes part of the study. Those students who wish to work as teachers at music schools after graduating can further develop their pedagogical skills by choosing an optional pedagogical module (such as Elementary Music Education “Elementare Musikpädagogik”, semesters 5 – 6). Beside the pedagogical area, there are several other optional modules that can be chosen from a module catalogue in order to either aim towards the refinement of artistic skills (for instance Chamber Music, Jazz Stylistics) or a specialisation (for instance Contemporary Music, Ensemble Leading). One optional module has to be completed. The advanced mandatory modules in semesters 5 – 8 allow students to expand the knowledge they acquired during the first study period and develop a solid competence. That means with regard to the main instrumental subject: Students expand and consolidate interpretation skills. The knowledge of literature is backed through the Ensemble modules (semesters 1 – 8, comprising Orchestra Playing, Orchestral Studies and Chamber Music). Parts of the final artistic exam in the main instrument may be performed in a public concert that is organized through the university. APTITUDE TEST REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR’S DEGREE COURSE (WINDS) Aptitude test in main instrument (supplement to the aptitude test regulations of Rostock University of Music and Drama): Three or four works of different characters and eras at an advanced level of difficulty. Saxophone: also two jazz standards (with improvisation if appropriate) Duration: approx. 15 minutes [-]

Bachelor of Music in Strings

Rostock University of Music and Drama
Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 Germany Rostock

The Artistic Modules (“Künstlerisches Kernmodul” and “Obligatorische Vertiefung Kernmodul”, semesters 1 – 8) provide the core of the Bachelor’s course. At the beginning of their studies, students learn to develop and adjust their individual playing technique and build up a repertoire for their respective string instrument. Furthermore, they study with a répétiteur which is essential for intonation, harmonic interplaying, adaptability as well as artistic projection and assertiveness. [+]

The Artistic Modules (“Künstlerisches Kernmodul” and “Obligatorische Vertiefung Kernmodul”, semesters 1 – 8) provide the core of the Bachelor’s course. At the beginning of their studies, students learn to develop and adjust their individual playing technique and build up a repertoire for their respective string instrument. Furthermore, they study with a répétiteur which is essential for intonation, harmonic interplaying, adaptability as well as artistic projection and assertiveness. Music Comprehension I, II, and III (“Musikerschließung I, II, III”, semesters 1 – 6) are basic modules during which students learn to approach music as a whole. The module Music Education (“Musikpädagogik”, semesters 1 – 2) comprises lectures providing basic pedagogical knowledge and the Didactics Module (“Obligatorisches Vertiefungsmodul Didaktik”, semesters 5 – 6) builds on it. During the latter, practical school work with learners becomes part of the study. Those students who wish to work as teachers at music schools after graduating can further develop their pedagogical skills by choosing an optional pedagogical module (such as Elementary Music Education “Elementare Musikpädagogik”, semesters 5 – 6). Beside the pedagogical area, there are several other optional modules that can be chosen from a module catalogue in order to either aim towards the refinement of artistic skills (for instance Chamber Music) or a specialisation (for instance Contemporary Music, Ensemble Leading). One optional module has to be completed. The advanced mandatory modules in semesters 5 – 8 allow students to expand the knowledge they acquired during the first study period and develop a solid competence. That means with regard to the main instrumental subject: Students expand and consolidate interpretation skills. The knowledge of literature is backed through the Ensemble module (semesters 1 – 8, comprises Orchestra Playing, Orchestral Studies and Chamber Music). Parts of the final artistic exam in the main instrument may be performed in a public concert that is organized through the university. APTITUDE TEST REQUIREMENTS Aptitude test in main instrument (supplement to the aptitude test regulations of Rostock University of Music and Drama) Violin One Etude or Caprice of your choice (e.g. Kreutzer, Rode, Dancla, Wieniawski, Paganini) Two contrasting movements from a solo sonata or partita by J.S. Bach A first movement (with cadenza) from a concerto by W. A. Mozart (KV 207, KV 211, KV 216) A movement from a Romantic virtuoso concerto (e.g. Bruch, Wienawski, Lalo, Mendelssohn etc.) Viola Scales and arpeggios through three octaves in any key; scales in thirds, sixths and octaves An etude by Kreutzer, Hoffmeister, Campagnoli Two contrasting movements from one of J.S. Bach’s 6 solo suites A movement from a Romantic sonata (e.g. Eccles, Schumann op. 113, Schubert, Brahms etc.) First movement of a classical concerto (e.g. E. Casadesus, C. F. Zelter, F. A. Hoffmeister, K. Stamitz etc.) Cello Two contrasting movements from J.S. Bach’s solo suites First movement of a sonata from the Early Classical, Viennese Classical or Romantic periods A 20th century work composed after 1960 (please bring score) A Caprice/Etude of your choice from Piatti or Popper (Advanced School of Cello Playing) First movement from a concerto of your choice Double bass One scale through two octaves with various types of bowing A slow movement from a work of your choice (Baroque era) A fast movement from a work of your choice (Classical or Romantic eras) A work composed after 1950 Compulsory subjects: piano, theory and aural training The examination requirements for piano (compulsory subject), music theory and aural training are defined in the aptitude test for admission to Rostock College of Music and Drama. Piano (compulsory subject): examples of works Bach: Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach: Little Preludes Mozart: Salzburger Tanzbüchlein Schubert: Eccossaises Schumann: Album for the Young Bartók: Microcosmos II and III [-]