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Master of Music 4 semesters German B 1 (GER)

Qualifying exam

  • Main subject

    Artistic-practical exam
    Duration: 20-25 minutes
    A written programme must be brought to the examination.

    • Performance of three rehearsed pieces in different styles with a recognisable original improvisational concept, including at least one original composition of your own
    • Performance of a rehearsed solo transcription from memory
    • Sight-reading

    Assessment criteria

    • improvisation skills
    • sound
    • technical mastery and musical imagination
    • stylistic knowledge
    • creative ability
    • tonal and rhythmic variability
    • artistic individuality and expressiveness
    • originality of your composition

Application process

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for studies starting in winter semester 2021/22Subject-specific study and examination regulations (German)

The subject-specific study and examination regulations form the legal basis for your degree programme. They contain all the information you need to know about your studies, including module descriptions and how your grades are calculated.

What can I expect in this study area?

Professional field for which the course qualifies

The Master's degree programme in Jazz Instruments (performance) prepares students for their future careers as freelance artists.

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