Pop and Jazz - Saxophone

Period of study:

- 1 academic year, full time, for holders of a Bachelor's degree in Pop and Jazz - Saxophone;

- 2 academic years, full time, for holders of a Bachelor's degree in another major.

A total of 60 credits per academic year is required to receive a Master's degree. They are accumulated from the compulsory (70%), elective (20%) and optional (10%) subjects.

Courses of study:

Compulsory: Academic major; Playing with orchestra, combo and band; Improvisation; Composition; History of art

Elective: Arrangement; Praxis in music teaching; Methods of Teaching;

Optional:  Sound equipment and computer music software; Jazz dances; Foreign language; Sports.

 The graduates acquire professional qualification as:

- Instrumentalists – soloists and orchestra members in pop and jazz combo groups, big-bands, variety shows, musical formations with theater and show programs, musical shows, theatrical and television productions, music and video clips, etc.;.

- Participants in operetta and opera orchestras, chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras;

- Arrangers, orchestrators, studio musicians, etc.;

-- Specialists in media, radio and press companies holding positions as music editors, music critics, musical equipment operators, hosts of specialized programs and shows, producers, senior administrative staff, etc.

- Composers of genre and applied music;

- Opportunities for creative work in the spheres of composing, improvisation and arrangement;

- Teachers at schools of music and other institutes providing education in musical disciplines.

- Lecturers in methods of teaching and pedagogic practice in the field of pop and jazz art;

- Fellows in music at higher education institutions.

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