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Performing Arts

A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is a popular undergraduate degree that provides the education necessary for many types of careers.  A BA also prepares students for advanced paths of study, such as a master’s or doctorate degree.

Studies in performing arts encompass both the academic and practical fields of music, theater and dance. From theater history to advanced choreography, the field of performing arts lends a wide lens of study for a variety of students.

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BA in Music

Concordia College
Campus 4 years September 2017 USA Moorhead

If you love to sing or play an instrument, consider majoring in music. Learn about music history and theory, and earn credit toward your degree by being in an ensemble and taking private lessons. [+]

Best Part time BAs in Performing Arts 2017. Music If you love to sing or play an instrument, consider majoring in music. Learn about music history and theory, and earn credit toward your degree by being in an ensemble and taking private lessons. As you spend time on campus, it will become obvious that the Concordia community values music. When the campus is abuzz with student activity, there seems to be music coming from all corners of the campus. Choosing music as a major or minor is a great stepping stone toward grad school in music performance or a way to display your creative expression while pursuing a second degree in business or biology. Additionally, one of every seven new music educators in Minnesota comes out of Concordia. Earn a Bachelor of Music Concordia offers two bachelor’s degrees to music majors: a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Music. Concordia's music program is accredited by NASM - The National Association of Schools of Music. World-Class Faculty From rewarding private lessons to inspiring full ensemble rehearsals, Concordia faculty and conductors will challenge you to perform at the top of your game. Perform Abroad Concordia’s top three ensembles tour around the world every four years. Perform with your second family while seeing the sites in far-off lands. After Concordia You can find Concordia music alumni all around the world – in addition to teaching, they are also singing, playing and conducting in some of the most prestigious concert halls and opera... [-]

BA(Hons) Music Entrepreneurship

DIME ONLINE
Online Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 United Kingdom Hassocks

The BA (Hons) Music Entrepreneurship equips the aspiring music entrepreneur with the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively in the fast-changing landscape of the music industry. The course aims to develop critical, contextually and culturally aware practitioners through the production of a mature body of work. [+]

Introduction The BA (Hons) Music Entrepreneurship equips the aspiring music entrepreneur with the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively in the fast-changing landscape of the music industry. The course aims to develop critical, contextually and culturally aware practitioners through the production of a mature body of work. Under the guidance of today’s working professionals, the course provides you with essential information on the functionality of the industry and how to create and exploit multiple income streams for both the new and established artist. Free-thinking and individuality are encouraged and students can choose areas of specialism within the parameters of the course. The intensive nature of the course enables learners to become skilled practitioners and provides the freedom for them to develop their own unique and innovative methods of working. The online delivery mode provides you with flexible access to lectures and multi-media course content through an interactive online delivery platform. This allows you to study at a time and place that suits you, whilst providing opportunities to network with peers working nationally and internationally on the same programme of study. DIME ONLINE courses are offered in full-time accelerated mode, which enables you to complete your degree in two years. We also offer a part-time version for students who have work, family, and/or other commitments, which enables you to study at a less intensive pace over four years. Benefits World class artists and educators, active in the music industry and educational practice. Direct engagement with the industry through project-based work.... [-]

International Program in Popular Music B.A.

Freiburg University of Arts and Applied Sciences (hKDM University)
Campus 8 - 8 semesters October 2017 Germany Freiburg

The Bachelor of Arts in Popular Music is a four year program. The language of instruction is English. [+]

Best Part time BAs in Performing Arts 2017. Study International Program in Popular Music B.A. at hKDM University Is music your passion? Is your heart set on becoming a professional musician? If so, the Bachelor programme in Popular Music is the programme that will pave the path for a successful career in music. The programme focuses on the artistic development of the student’s preferred musical instrument, honing the skills in courses tailored to both individuals and group/band interactions. On top of extensive theoretical coursework, extensive practical training is integrated, for example, harmony, ear training, composition as well as pop music history. In addition to this, students gain valuable insights into music production, stage and studio equipment while also broadening their expertise in managerial, strategic and legal aspects of the “business” of music and the industries involved. In the 5th semester, students specialize in a particular field of interest, such as performance, musical education, songwriting and producing. The individual’s field of expertise is complemented by a final research project (Bachelor thesis). In the 7th semester, the students are can study abroad or gain hands-on experience through an internship. Instruments Voice, guitar, bass, piano, drums, saxophone, trumpet, trombone & tuba Admission criteria Applicants must have successfully completed a high school diploma or an equivalent education. Applicants without these qualifications will require additional verification. Applicants are required to pass the audition, consisting of a test on the major subject, a theoretical test and an ear training test. Applicants require a proof of nationality... [-]

BA Honours in Commercial Music

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus 3 years United Kingdom London

The Commercial Music degree has been designed both to reflect the changing demands of global music industries, and to produce graduates who can shape those industries going forward. The degree offers you the opportunity to learn, practice and experiment with the artistic and business strategies in today’s music industry. The development and delivery of the course is guided by advice from leading music industry figures, and draws on producers, musicians and business people for its teaching staff. [+]

The Commercial Music degree has been designed both to reflect the changing demands of global music industries, and to produce graduates who can shape those industries going forward. The degree offers you the opportunity to learn, practice and experiment with the artistic and business strategies in today’s music industry. The development and delivery of the course is guided by advice from leading music industry figures, and draws on producers, musicians and business people for its teaching staff. The University of Westminster has a strong reputation and links with leading popular music centres around the world, and the amazing success of our staff and alumni networks remains one of the core strengths in our provision of opportunities for our graduates. The course prepares you to take on leading roles in the development of the music industries, and encourages you to focus all your energies into understanding the music industries from every angle, maximising your career potential. It also equips you with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. Course content Our music courses are based at our state-of-the-art Harrow Campus, one of the main media education campuses in Europe, where facilities include 12 professional recording studios, a new teaching recording studio, and an array of television, post-production, radio, film, video and multimedia facilities. Since its inception in 1993, the course has developed with engagement and input from industry, and our main aims are to nurture your practical and theoretical understanding of the business of commercial music,... [-]

BA in Dance

University of Nicosia
Online & Campus Combined Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 2 more

To provide intellectually and creatively challenging courses which fulfill the personal development of students and are founded on scholarship, artistry and research. [+]

Best Part time BAs in Performing Arts 2017. Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Dance (BA, 4 years) Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or part-time; some General Education courses are offered on e-learning basis. Minimum Credits: 120 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: Aims The main educational aims of the programme are the following: I. To provide intellectually and creatively challenging courses which fulfill the personal development of students and are founded on scholarship, artistry and research. II. To enhance participation, guidance, support learning and teaching policies which fulfill the needs of a diverse student community at high standards of achievement. III. To develop in students a blend of knowledge, experience, transferable skills and capabilities through a curriculum and intellectual/artistic environment that strengthens their employability and provides the foundation for further study. 2. Objectives The main educational objectives of the programme are the following: I. To provide students with a high level practical, theoretical and artistic education in the field of dance. II. To provide a conceptual framework of dance as reception, applied (kinaesthetic), and creative process which will enable students to appraise and appreciate the wide operative range of the field. III. To equip students with the knowledge, the technical skills and artistic competencies (kinaesthetic/physical, spatial, creative, perceptual), which would enable them to enter the market as versatile professionals. IV. To provide students with the knowledge and skills with which to conduct in-depth inquiries and research in fields... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Performance

Jam Academy - International Academy of Modern Music Italy
Campus Part time 3 years September 2017 Italy Lucca

Our B.A. is released directly by British universities and boards of the highest levels, Institutional Approval procedures are held during the courses to control the quality of the service we provide. [+]

Our B.A. is released directly by British universities and boards of the highest levels, Institutional Approval procedures are held during the courses to control the quality of the service we provide. Study area: Performance – Technology and production Intruments: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals, Keyboards/Piano, Horns and woodwinds Director of Studies: Valerio Silvestro, Loredana Lubrano Attendance: Part Time (a selection of subjects) or Full Time Duration: either September - June or January - December The bachelor is based upon the models of the most advanced music schools in the world. Its main goal is to achieve a thorough and all-around preparation of the students, extending from the core techniques on the instruments to the study of musical theory and harmony, ear training, complementary piano, sight reading, critical listening, live music performance, interplay and so on. Our teaching and learning method is base upon a revolutionary use of the body as the main instrument in the music performance (Music Aptitude Development system). Our focus is to practice music making and live performance, having the chance to do so with some of the most proficient musicians and music teachers in Italy. Courses structure The Bachelor of Arts courses in Music Performance is split into three separate years of study (September-June or January-December). Every years is divided in two phases at the ending of which the students will have to attend a test for every subject he enrolled (both performative and no performative subjects). The courses are held weekly over about 12 hours (varying... [-]

Electronic Music Production & Performance BA(Hons) Degree

dBs Music Berlin
Campus 2 - 3 years September 2017 Germany Berlin

For those with a passion for sound and music creation, our Electronic Music Production & Performance Degree will deepen your understanding of electronic music and establish your roots as a producer, performer and practising artist. Working on your own and as a part of a collaboration, you will learn production, mixing and mastering as well as develop advanced use of software and hardware tools. You will also gain in-depth knowledge of synthesis, sampling and audio recording to experiment, explore and develop your own unique sound as an electronic music producer. [+]

Best Part time BAs in Performing Arts 2017. Establish your roots as a producer, performer and practising electronic artist. For those with a passion for sound and music creation, our Electronic Music Production & Performance Degree will deepen your understanding of electronic music and establish your roots as a producer, performer and practising artist. Working on your own and as a part of a collaboration, you will learn production, mixing and mastering as well as develop advanced use of software and hardware tools. You will also gain in-depth knowledge of synthesis, sampling and audio recording to experiment, explore and develop your own unique sound as an electronic music producer. COURSE LENGTH: 2 or 3 Years (30 weeks or 40 weeks) COURSE START DATE: Sept 2017 TERM TIME: Sept 2017 – July 2019/20 COURSE FEES: from €825 per month Total Annual Cost: €8250 to €11750 Our Degree Courses Our Bachelor (Hons) degrees are internationally recognised undergraduate bachelor of arts programmes, administered through the University of St Mark & St John. They’re suitable if have some prior experience in recording and/or production and aim to really push you both creatively and technically. You will go in-depth into each of the key areas, broadening your perspective and honing critical analysis skills to better understand and establish your own unique creative voice and style. You can study our degrees as a standard three year course or as a fast-track two year course. Both delivery options contain exactly the same content, but the two year... [-]

BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship - Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal, Other Instrument

ICMP - The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance
Campus 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom London

The BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship degree focuses on your creativity and the expression of your own unique ‘creative voice’. [+]

The BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship degree focuses on your creativity and the expression of your own unique ‘creative voice’. Course Overview The BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship degree focuses on developing your creativity and the expression of your own unique ‘creative voice’. This is done through performances, composition of original material, and multimedia interdisciplinary collaborations. Along with the development of musicianship and performance skills, the course also focuses on essential entrepreneurial and critical business skills that a creative musician needs in order to forge a successful career. Through this course, you will develop expertise in your principal instrument, individually through one-to-one instrumental tuition across all three years, and collectively within a group workshop environment. You will also be given the opportunity to explore and analyse a range of genres to help inform your own artistic development and compositional ‘voice’. In the business and entrepreneurship modules, you will gain an understanding of marketing, branding, social networking and successful new business models, while developing broader communication, management and interpersonal skills. Using the latest technology, you will be given the opportunity to build a portfolio of your own original music, working in collaboration with other disciplines and media, such as film, dance, games and fashion. Successful completion of programme BA(Hons) Creative Musicianship at ICMP leads to the award of Bachelor of Arts by the University of East London. Full programme specification here. COURSE DETAILS Year 1 - Level 4 In the first year, you will develop and enhance your technical and creative skills including... [-]

Bachelor in Music Production

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus 42 months September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Study programme is carried out by two cooperating universities and the graduates are presented two diplomas: Bachelor (Hons) in Music Production diploma issued by University of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom) and Bachelor of Music technologies and industry diploma issued by Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania). [+]

Best Part time BAs in Performing Arts 2017. Unique features Study programme is carried out by two cooperating universities and the graduates are presented two diplomas: Bachelor (Hons) in Music Production diploma issued by University of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom) and Bachelor of Music technologies and industry diploma issued by Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania). This aim of this international program is to equip contemporary music producers with everything they need in their successful professional career. Everything you learn is designed to help you to start your own successful career. You will create real life projects according to the on-going possibilities at the university (performing at live events, media compositions, music concerts). The course is mainly based on practice, thus you will study a broad range of topics – including composition structure, creating harmonies and melodies, enhancing recording skills in studio/ concert environment, mixing and mastering techniques, marketing skills – with the ultimate aim to create a successful music portfolio of your own innovative, professional compositions. On the BA (Hons) Music Production course, you will have the opportunity to produce your music using professional studio equipment (the worth of studio investment is 1 million Euros), and prepare your records to the industry standard. You will receive training on Logic Studio software, and use Avid Pro Tools, Ableton and Final Cut Pro. Our lecturers have professionally worked in media industry. Most of the staff is still involved in various activities of creative industries (composers, researches, technicians, video artists), so latest practice can... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance

Santa Fe University of Art and Design - SFUAD
Campus 4 years September 2017 USA Santa Fe

If you’re looking to combine Theatre with another major, or a minor in another art, this degree is perfect for you. [+]

If you’re looking to combine Theatre with another major, or a minor in another art, this degree is perfect for you. You’ll begin with a well-rounded theatre core: tech to acting, management to history. While you can proceed to the BFA track if you wish, students who stay in our BA program generally want to establish professional experience in multiple subjects. For example: a degree in theatre with a minor in screenwriting, studio arts, photography, or design – you’ll be an unstoppable artistic powerhouse for any theatre-based profession. The BA in Theatre Performance requires 120 credits consisting of 36 credits in the liberal arts core, 52 credits in major requirements, 4 credits in designated electives, and 28 credits in unrestricted electives. LIBERAL ARTS CORE REQUIREMENTS: 36 CREDITS Liberal Arts Core Requirements (16 credits) FRYE 1025 Liberal Arts Seminar (4 credits) ENGL 1050 Writing Roundtable I (4 credits) ENGL 1051 Writing Roundtable II (4 credits) SOYE 2050 Sophomore Roundtable Seminar (4 credits) Liberal Arts Distributive Core Requirements (12 credits) Cultural Diversity Course (4 credits) Ethical Responsibility Course (4 credits) MAJOR REQUIREMENTS: 52 CREDITS THEA 1021 STAGE MANAGEMENT (2 CREDITS) THEA 1022 Basic Stage Lighting (2 credits) THEA 1023 Costuming (2 credits) THEA 1024 Stagecraft (2 credits) THEA 1130 Acting I (4 credits) THEA 1230 Acting II (4 credits) THEA 2030 Contemporary Theatre Canon (2 credits) THEA 2031 Music Theatre Canon (2 credits) THEA 2067 Rehearsal & Production I: Sophomore (4 credits) THEA 2068 Rehearsal & Production II: Sophomore (4 credits) THEA... [-]

BA in Communication, Media and Theatre

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus 4 years September 2017 USA Chicago Grayslake

The Department of Communication, Media and Theatre links three creative and demanding disciplines, all of which take as their focus social interaction, technology, and performance. As a student in our department, you will acquire proficiency in the theory and practice of communication, media, and theatre and develop an appreciation of differing values and perceptions of your world. [+]

Best Part time BAs in Performing Arts 2017. The Department of Communication, Media and Theatre links three creative and demanding disciplines, all of which take as their focus social interaction, technology, and performance. As a student in our department, you will acquire proficiency in the theory and practice of communication, media, and theatre and develop an appreciation of differing values and perceptions of your world. The Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) Department, as suggested by its name, includes three distinct, creative and demanding disciplines that are linked with their foundation in the study of communication in a variety of contexts. Students majoring in these areas will learn to become more proficient in the theory and practice of communication, media and theatre arts, while developing an appreciation of differing values and perceptions of the world in which they live. Topics of Study Interpersonal and intercultural communication Business and professional communication Public relations Audio and visual production Journalism Media history and theory Film and television studies Media writing Stage performance Directing and writing for the stage Dramaturgy Stage design and technical production Career Opportunities Journalist Video/Audio Producer Publicist Director of Social Media Recording Engineer Actor Screenwriter Public Relations Consultant Stage Manager Lighting Designer Learning Requirements Required Courses ... [-]

BA in Music

Northern Arizona University
Campus 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

This degree builds on a strong set of core requirements, then sends students through a well orchestrated curriculum that includes private lessons, a performance exam, and major ensemble experience. [+]

This degree builds on a strong set of core requirements, then sends students through a well orchestrated curriculum that includes private lessons, a performance exam, and major ensemble experience. This program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Music? Try to imagine a world without music. Can you? It's with good reason that music is called the universal language. For most of us, it's a never-ending inspiration-the soundtrack of our lives. If you're inspired to compose a life in music, then one of our programs could be the perfect prelude. We provide a thriving environment for performance, study, and creation, and work to develop well-rounded musicians equipped to become successful teachers and accomplished performers. You will receive intensive private instruction with faculty musicians, plenty of performance experience, and strong academic preparation for traveling your musical path. You'll be exposed to a comprehensive curriculum, which includes music theory, music history, and applied lessons on all instruments. The School of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Note: If you want to major in Music, you must apply and be accepted to the School of Music's program in addition to being admitted to the university. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Education Collegiate band Horn ensemble Jazz band With further education, one of these paths is possible: Choir director Conductor Music therapist University professor University Requirements To receive a bachelor's... [-]

Bachelor in Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

The BFA program provides specialized training across many interdisciplinary aspects of music and sound design. Curriculum focuses on advanced music and sound production techniques, creating sound for video games, music notation, and film score preparation. [+]

Best Part time BAs in Performing Arts 2017. The BFA program provides specialized training across many interdisciplinary aspects of music and sound design. Curriculum focuses on advanced music and sound production techniques, creating sound for video games, music notation, and film score preparation. BFA Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media Unit Requirements Major Coursework Core 36 Units Major 42 Units Electives 9 units Liberal Arts 45 units TOTAL 132 units BFA Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media Degree Requirements Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and LA 108 Composition for the Artist Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education requirements: 3 Written Communication courses 1 Art Historical Awareness course 1 Historical Awareness course 1 Quantitative Literacy course 1 Cultural Ideas and Influences course 1 Employment Communications and Practices course After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. BFA Program Learning Outcomes Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Music and Sound Design Design sound or music which supports the emotional content of the visual image Construct effective sound or music for different visual environments such as film, television, animation, games and commercials Demonstrate heightened listening skills and identify key musical or sound components Production Techniques Demonstrate proficiency with software related to contemporary sound or music production techniques Demonstrate proficiency with audio recording techniques, editing, and mixing Professional Readiness Produce work in a modeled professional environment, with a... [-]

BA in Sound Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus 3 years October 2017 Italy Rome

Sound is an essential, often distinctive ingredient in all communication processes and the sound designer is the one who is capable of combining professionalism with art to use all its forms of communication and production, composing incidental music, creating sound effects and electronic manipulations and building soundtracks for events, theatrical performances, shows, websites, sensorial marketing projects, art installations or presentations. The cinema, media, DVDs and CD Roms, advertising, multimedia installations, audio and video art, corporate events? there is no limit to the fields where sound designers work? and many of them are still developing now. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN Sound now pervades through all things, and no form of modern communication is without it, from the subway to the internet, from radio to fashion, from video to advertising to the media in general. The sound designer is able to work with all types of sound communication and to produce soundtracks consisting of music, speech, sound effects and other electronic manipulations, using finished products (including but not limited to music) and tools to create sound – principally the computer, but also recording studios, mixers etc. The applications of sound design are infinite, with many still being actively developed, such as sound for the web; applications include cinema, media, dvd and cd-rom, advertising, installations, multimedia, audio and video art, company events and exhibitions. [-]

Theatre: Film and Television

Louisiana State University
Campus September 2017 USA Baton Rouge

The Film & Television program, a partnership between LSU and Baton Rouge Community College, is designed to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge not only to create and collaborate on and off stage, but on and off camera as well. The program is directly tied to the growing film industry in Louisiana, and its need for highly skilled artists, technicians, and administrative personnel. [+]

Best Part time BAs in Performing Arts 2017. Theatre: Film and Television The Film & Television program, a partnership between LSU and Baton Rouge Community College, is designed to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge not only to create and collaborate on and off stage, but on and off camera as well. The program is directly tied to the growing film industry in Louisiana, and its need for highly skilled artists, technicians, and administrative personnel. The Film & Television concentration is one of the ONLY programs in the country to include hands on courses in both production technology as well as acting for the camera and content creation. Graduates receive a B.A. in Theatre: Film/ TV Concentration. Students will develop a broad, comprehensive foundation in live theatre, electronic media, film production, and Acting for the Camera. Students choose their overall emphasis based on personal aspirations and interests (Film Performance, Film Production, Technology, Management.) The Film/TV curricula includes: Introduction to Entertainment Technology Film Production (I & II) Digital Post Production Storyboarding Acting I & II Acting for the Camera (I & II) Screenwriting (I & II) Film Internships (with professional Production Companies) Introduction to Recording Technology Audio for Digital Media History of Film Introduction to Cinema Studies And Much More This new concentration is offered in collaboration with Baton Rouge Community College. For information on this concentration, please contact Richard Holden, Co-Head/Undergraduate Performance & Associate Professor/Acting and Directing [-]