Competencies

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Individual Class Main Subject 1
Guest Teachers 1
Group Class Main Subject 1
Supplementary Technique Class 1 
Projects 1
First Year Band
Audition 1
Music Production
Tilt Band 1
Ensemble Visit CFT 1
General Minor 1
Piano
ArtEZ Big Collective 1
Vocal Ensemble
Duo Class 1
Music Theory 1
Harmony at the Piano 1
Rhythm Lab 1
Vocal Accompaniment 1
Education
Music History
Study Group 1
Interdisciplinary Project 1
Start Project Week
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Individual Class Main Subject 2
- Technical Exam inclusive
Guest Teachers 2
Group Class Main Subject 2
Supplementary Technique Class 2
Projects 2
Elective Band
Audition 2
Critical Response Process
General Minor 2
Piano
ArtEZ Big Collective 2
Tilt Vocals 1
Music Theory 2
Harmony at the Piano 2
Vocal Accompaniment 2
Methodology
Study Group 2
Entrepreneurship
Electives
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Individual Class Main Subject 3
- Technical Exam inclusive
Guest Teachers 3
Group Class Main Subject 3
Band Coaching 1
CFT Coaching
Audition 3
General Minor 3
ArtEZ Big Collective 3v
Duo Class 2v
Music Theory 3
Film Music History
Traineeship
Research
Electives
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Individual Class Main Subject 4
- Technical Exam inclusive
Guest Teachers 4
Group Class Main Subject 4
Band Coaching 2
CFT Coaching
Final Audition
General Conducting
Traineeship
Electives
Subjects not mentioned above (i.e. electives which are not also mandatory subjects for one or more programs)
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Abroad 
Advanced Didactics 
Adventure Venture 
Alexander Technique 
American Pronunciation 
Analysis 2 
Arranging 1 
Arranging 2 
Arranging for Teaching 
Artist Coaching 1 
Artist Coaching 2 
Artist Coaching 3 
Aural Skills 3 
Backing Vocals 
Business Plan Development 
Choice Lab Music Theater 1 
Choice Lab Music Theater 2 
Choir Conducting 1 
Choir Conducting 2 
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Classical Orchestration 1 
Classical Orchestration 2 
Coach a Band 
Cobra 
Composition for Improvisers
Computer Live 
Copyrights & Agreements 
Dispokinesis 
Duo Class 3 
Educational Traineeship 
Extracurricular Activity 
Finances and Administration 
Fundraising 
Giving Feedback 
Golden Ears 
Haptotherapy 1
Haptotherapy 2
Harmony at the Piano 3 
Harmony at the Piano 4 
Individual Minor 
Interdisciplinary Project 2 
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Interdisciplinary Project 3 
Interdisciplinary Project 4 
International Band Exchange 
John Carter 
Latin Dance
Lighting Techniques 
Live Sound Jazz & Pop 1 
Live Sound Jazz & Pop 2 
Logopedics 1 
Logopedics 2 
Media Presence 
Mensendieck 
Mental Training 
Modern Dance 
Music – Art – Philosophy 
Music and Business Coaching 
Music In Other Art Forms 
Music Technology 
Music Theater for Jazz & Pop 
Music Theory CFT 3 
Music Theory CFT 4 
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Music Theory Classical 1 
Music Theory Classical 2 
Narrative Improvising 
Networking 
One-to-One Learning 
One-to-One Learning Advanced 
One-to-One Learning Expert 
One-to-One Teaching 
One-to-One Teaching Advanced 
One-to-One Teaching Expert 
Own Your Learning
Piano Accompaniment 
Pilates 1
Pilates 2
Plug-ins 
Prep. Course Traineeship 
Prep. Course Traineeship Adv. 
Production Management 
Projects Jazz & Pop 3 
Projects Jazz & Pop 4 
Rhythm Lab 2 
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Saxophone Quartet 
SoloSolo 
Song Guitar 
Songwriting 1 
Songwriting 2 
Sound Design 
Sound Engineering 1 
Sound Engineering 2 
Sound Textures 
Sound, Space & Material 
SoundArt 
Specific Didactics 
Speech Technique 1 
Speech Technique 2 
Stage Presentation 
Studio Technology 
Surround Sound Practice 
Teaching Practice Developm. 
Tilt Band 2 
Tilt Band 3 
Tilt Vocals 2 
Timing Improvisation Phrasing
Tour Management 
Traineeship w/ Own Students 
Vocal Accompaniment 1 
Vocal Accompaniment 2 
Vocal Interpretation Mus Thtr 
Vocal Orchestra 
Volunteer In Music 
Wind Orchestra Conducting 
Writing Music for Music Thtr 
Writing Text for Music Thtr 
WS/Course Development 
Zapp Academy
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the corresponding competency is developed in this module
depending on the student's choice

 

1.

Technical skills

The student has a wide range of professional knowledge and skills, and applies them in different musical contexts.
1The student is technically proficient in his/her specialist field.
2The student commands a representative, varied repertoire within his/her field.
3The student works in ensembles or in creative collectives varying in composition, size and style.
4The student has a basic knowledge of music theory, music history, musical styles and performance practices.
5The student demonstrates that he/she is capable of analysing music he/she hears, or notated music with which he/she is presented, based on his/her understanding of rhythmic, melodic and harmonic structures and forms, and on that basis, can interpret and perform it.
6The student demonstrates musical freedom using improvisation techniques when performing repertoire.
7The student has mastered effective study and rehearsal skills.
8The student is aware of his/her posture and movements. He/she demonstrates awareness of health risks and takes preventative measures.

2.

Creative skills

The student can shape musical expression based on his/her own artistic vision and aims.
1The student develops musical products based on an artistic concept and/or puts together programmes on the basis of that concept.
2The student shows creativity in his/her choice of repertoire, programming, arrangements, compositions and/or productions, in performance and in musical solutions.
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4The student develops and communicates an artistic vision.
5As a player or creator, the student puts himself/herself at the service of the musically artistic product and its realization.
6As a player, the student contributes in an inspiring way to the creation of a musical product.

3.

Contextual focus

The student identifies developments in the national and international professional world and in society at large, positioning himself/herself and his/her work in relation to these.
1The student is aware of developments in his/her specialist field and in the wider professional music world. The student demonstrates how he/she integrates that awareness into his/her professional abilities and uses it to enhance his/her own career.
2The student identifies opportunities in the community, turning these into concrete actions. He/she is not afraid to take risks and positions himself/herself with his/her products or activities.
3The student demonstrates an understanding of how the national and international music markets function and are organized. To that end, he/she has knowledge of music marketing and production, money flows and revenue models, and applies that knowledge to position himself/herself in the professional music world.
4The student participates in professional/cultural life, and networks with peers, other musicians, members of the public and press, and potential and current clients.
5The student demonstrates resourcefulness and is capable of securing commissions, jobs and/or work.
6The student is aware of technological developments and of the influence technology has on the professional music world. The student has relevant knowledge and skills, and applies them in a music-specific context.

4.

Research and development skills

The student evaluates his/her own artistic performance by reflecting on and exploring the development of his/her own identity, personal actions and work, and those of others, with the aim of continuously improving that performance.
1The student asks critical questions and is open to the questions of others.
2The student reflects on his/her own assumptions, preferences, strengths and weaknesses, and understands their implications for his/her development.
3The student reflects on his/her own working methods, and thus understands the implications of choices and decisions, which he/she can defend retrospectively.
4The student gives a justified assessment of the artistic merit of his/her own work and that of others, as well as an assessment as to how effectively it meets his/her intentions.
5The student independently collects, analyses and interprets knowledge and information relevant to his/her field.
6The student conducts structured research on issues directly related to his/her own field.
7The student uses knowledge, insight and skills gained from reflection, feedback and research to help further develop his/her work and professional status.
8The student explores, identifies and experiments with innovations in his/her field.

5.

Communication skills

The student interacts effectively in various professional contexts, using appropriate forms and means of communication.
1The student presents himself/herself and his/her work, individually and/or collectively, in a way that is suited to the work presented and the intended audience.
2As part of a collaborative undertaking, the student actively and demonstrably contributes to the artistic process and to the creation of artistic products.
3The student collaborates in ensembles that are varied in terms of composition and style, or in creative projects of different sizes and focus.
4The student is aware of his/her identity and qualities, and makes effective use of them within a collaborative undertaking.
5The student can articulate artistic and other choices verbally and in writing in a clear and structured way using correct grammar and good style.
6The student gives and receives feedback, using it as a means to develop himself/herself and to encourage others to do so.
7The student demonstrates effective intercultural communication skills.

6.

Organizational skills

The student creates sustainable work situations and networks, enabling himself/herself to achieve his/her goals.
1The student sets realistic goals, and makes and works according to a plan.
2The student has sufficient business, organizational and administrative knowledge and skills, operating as a professional to ensure the success and continuity of his/her career.
3The student organizes workflows mutually with others, seeking an appropriate balance between artistic, business and facilitating activities.
4The student maintains sustainable professional networks and contacts, thereby strengthening his/her own activities and those of others.
5The student responds to changing situations and circumstances, and contributes to solving various context-specific problems.
6The student is aware of relevant parameters and deals with them appropriately.

7.

Teaching skills

The student uses his/her own musical knowledge and skills to facilitate the musical development or performance of others.
1Using his/her knowledge and skills, the student formulates goals for development or performance in consultation with the person(s) involved.
2The student uses various teaching methods, resources and materials – geared to the needs and learning style of those involved – to develop and implement musical learning situations and/or processes.
3The student identifies, assesses and evaluates the learning effect on the person(s) involved in the educational situations or processes designed and implemented.