have acquired advanced skills on their principal instrument have acquired comprehensive knowledge inside the chosen specialisation
be able to apply knowledge and skills in new areas when accomplishing assignments and projects within a specialised field
be able to independently express comprehensive work and master differing styles inside the chosen specialisation
This course gives the students the opportunity to further develop their skills as performing musicians through musical performance, including principal instrument classes, interpretation classes, music production and musical presentation. The course focuses on individuality, artistic personality and musical identity, and the aim is to give the student advanced knowledge of the music field. The course must be seen in relation to MUR403 Individual performance and interpretation II, MUR503 Individual performance and interpretation III and MUR504 Individual performance and interpretation IV.
In the specialisations Popular Music Performance and World Music, tuition will be given through individual instruction on the student's principal instrument and in interpretation classes. Both 1st year and 2nd year students participate together in interpretation classes. Additionally, seminars will be arranged for the students taking the World Music specialisation.
In the specialisation Electronic Music, supervision in performance, composition, programming or studio work will be given individually and in groups, depending on what is most relevant for the student's Master's thesis and repertoire
The specialisation Songwriting emphasises thorough textual work, lectures and group work, as well as individual effort.
Attendance is mandatory.
The expected workload for the student is 27 hours per credit.
Mandatory attendance is a premise. All work assignments must be passed before the final examination can take place. An overview of the workload will be posted on Canvas at the start of the semester.
Assessment methods and criteria
Individual portfolio assessment consisting of differing studio productions together with a short paper.
Assessed on the basis of pass/fail.
The study programme manager, 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.