MUSP4175 - Music Presentation and Entrepreneurship


New from the academic year 2024/2025

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio 100/100

Course content

Under guidance, the students must carry out a concert project relevant to working life after completing their studies. Practical experience in planning and implementation as well as evaluation of projects will give the students important tools they will need as project makers in a versatile future musician's life. Current topics are work in The Cultural Schoolbag, concert organizing, programming, stage performance, audience, social media, press releases, concert reviews, application writing, CV etc. The course will create interest, insight and understanding of how one, as a musician, can create and realize projects aimed at different audience groups, including children and young people.

Learning outcome


The candidate

  • has knowledge of planning, implementing and evaluate concert projects
  • has knowledge of appropriate techniques and strategies for preparing performing situations
  • has experience in writing applications, CV, press releases and similar, and can reflect on how social media can be a tool in concert productions


The candidate

  • can work goal-oriented and independent, alone or together with others
  • can plan and implement a concert project
  • has experience in presenting and playing music in different performing situations

Learning methods and activities

  • Lectures will be concentrated in some weeks. Group tutoring in preparations for concert-project.
  • Students will arrange necessary group preparations and practice towards the concert projects.

Instruction is obligatory and demands minimum 80% attendance.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory instruction
  • Concert project and documentation

Further on evaluation

The portfolio consists of a written report from the mandatory concert project, a CV and a concert review (not your own concert).

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Music Performance Studies (BMUSP)

Required previous knowledge

Passed MUSP4161 or equivalent subject.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Performance Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Portfolio

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Portfolio 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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