Subject area description - European Jazz Master
7 Subject area description
7 Subject area description
7.1 Artistic Projects and Final Project 1)
The Artistic Projects and the Final Project constitute the EUJAM.
The subject area focuses on developing skills in conceiving, planning, realising and evaluating individual and group artistic projects with special regards to areas such as performance, artistic expression, composition, arranging, interpretation, music technology, collaboration with other arts.
The student has to reflect orally as well as in writing on personal artistic development, based on practice-based research.2)
The projects will be supported by the other subject areas where appropriate.
Each project will have to be digitally documented combined with a written report describing reflections on project process and results, forming a portfolio at the end of the course.
The final project is the capstone project of the programme. The final project is closely related to the student's performance studies.
Based upon an approved project contract the course will aim at the final student production, including production/business skills and skills in Art & Culture.
The final output is a live concert, a digitally documented product as well as a written report, describing the student's reflections on the project process and results, according to the requirements of the home institution.
7.2 Performance Studies
Performance Studies covers main instrument and ensemble tuition. Ensemble tuition will take place as part of the core curriculum as well as part of the joint courses.
Electives aim to support the core components of the programme. Typical electives are composition, arranging, secondary instrument, music technology, ear training and other relevant subjects.
7.4 Music Business
Music business aims at gaining insight and knowledge in the different national businesses as well as providing the student with practical skills related to own artistic projects.
Tuition will take place as part of the core curriculum as well as part of the joint courses
7.5 Art & Culture Studies
This course aims at gaining insight and knowledge in the different national worlds of art and culture. Tuition will take place as part of the core curriculum as well as part of the joint courses
2) Each partner institution must decide the actual content and framework of practice-based research. Practice based research can be an entirely artistic process and product and is not necessarily depending on a written, academic documentation.
Jazz Department, Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Jazz Institute Berlin, Hochschule für Musik Hans Eisler, Universität der Künste
Jazz Department, Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris
Department of Music, Jazz Performance Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim