MUSP4331 - Principal Instrument Jazz C


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Practical examination
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Practical examination 100/100 30 minutes

Course content

The course requires significant independent study. Individual instruction includes instrumental skills with an emphasis on improvisation. The ensemble instruction includes repertoire development, practice in improvisation, conducting, and technique. A substantial part of the ensemble instruction will be student guided and individualised. During the course the student will receive relevant studio training.

Learning outcome


The candidate:

  • Has knowledge about and controls relevant techniques in interpretation and practicing.
  • Has knowledge about musical performance preparations and how to prevent body strain damages


The candidate:

  • Has instrumental/vocal skills on a level that makes him/her able to carry out their artistic intentions
  • Can work goal-oriented and independent, alone and together with others.
  • Takes initiative to play in ensembles, and shows ability to musical communication.
  • Has skills in improvisation.

Learning methods and activities

  • Individual instruction: one lesson a week for 24 weeks.
  • Group instruction - up to 44 lessons in total for ensemble projects, provided in concentrated periods during the academic year.
  • Project - various forms of instruction. Participation in projects, seminars and concerts is compulsory.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory instruction

Further on evaluation

The length of the examination concert is 30 minutes. If two or more students play in an ensemble, the length of the examination concert is 45 minutes.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Music Performance Studies - Jazz (BMUSK)

Required previous knowledge

Requires passed MUSP4321 or corresponding course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MUSP4330 22.5 AUTUMN 2007
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Version: 1
Credits:  22.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Performance Studies


Examination arrangement: Practical examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Practical examination 100/100
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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