Project Weeks Jazz & Pop 3
Profile, extension and depth: Practical Classes
Number of course weeks
Total contact hours
Form / content / level
Admitted to year 3 of the Bachelor's course.
Learning how to work in a band, and produce material for it.
Relation to other modules
Over the course of the study year, several project weeks for first and second year students are organized. These project weeks focus on a wide range of subjects, including (but not limited to):
Creating, writing, rehearsing and performing original compositions.
Specific themes such as: blues, film scores, Cole Porter, The Pointer Sisters, Miles Davis, world music, specific instrumentations e.g., by the Metropole Orchestra’.
ONE OF THE PROJECT WEEKS ALWAYS INCLUDES COMPOSITION/ARRANGING.
One of these weeks will be a Band In Residence week. Bands who have been visiting us the last couple of years for such a week were Snarky Puppy, Now vs. Now, Simin Tander Quartet, Banda Magda and ICP Orchestra. November 2018 Marc O’Reilly will be our next Band In Residence.
Mode(s) of instruction
Examination and assessment
Mode(s) of assessment
Varies for the different projects, depending on their subject and mode of instruction. Students may be assessed by the relevant teachers and/or guest teachers through keeping a logbook, meetings, and/or a performance assessment.
Students are required to make an active contribution to the project week process and to deliver a performance that meets the project's standards.
The student has completed this module if he is graded "satisfactory".
Varies per project. See Mode(s) of assessment.
Several project weeks for first and second year students are organized over the course of the study year.