Performing Music - Popular Music, Bachelor Program
Language of instruction
Norwegian or English
After completing the course, the student should:
have knowledge of different techniques for string instruments
be able to write string arrangements for different popular music genres
be able to apply arrangement principles for different string ensembles
be able to apply harmonious principles for string arrangements
In the course, the student focus on writing string arrangements for various popular music genres. In addition, a scope at how to arrange for string ensembles within different ensembles, from quartet to a string section in a symphony orchestra. We apply different techniques and exemplify how popular music harmony can be applied ensembles with bands and strings.
approved attendance in compulsory classes
approved 1–3 assignments
Further information is provided in Canvas at the start of the semester.
Assessment methods and criteria
Individual portfolio submission with 5-7 minutes of recorded audio material with an included score. The recorded audio material may consist of several audio products. Assignment is presented at the beginning of the semester in Canvas. An overall grade is given for the portfolio.
The person responsible for the course, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.