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Bachelor of Music 8 semesters German B 2 (GER)

Qualifying exam

  • Main subject

    Artistic-practical exam
    Duration: 15-20 minutes
    A written programme must be brought to the examination.

    • Performance of three rehearsed jazz/pop standards with improvisation; choose different tempos and characters (e.g. ballad, uptime, modal, jazz waltz)
    • Performance of a rehearsed solo transcription
    • Performance of a piece from a different musical genre
    • Sight-reading

    Ear training

    Written exam; duration 60 minutes

    Music theory

    Written exam; duration 60 minutes

Application process

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for studies starting in winter term 2020/21Subject-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 Bachelor's degree programme in Jazz Piano (performance) prepares students for a later professional life that will be very individual. Graduates of this course typically work as freelance soloists, ensemble musicians or as leaders of jazz ensembles of various sizes.
This places high demands on the artistic skills and personality of graduates, as well as on their communication and marketing skills.

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