Chances to enhance skills alongside industry professionals at events such as cJAM – an innovative career event which attracts employers including Sky, BBC, ITV and high-profile Independent Producers like Nine Lives Media. The event enables students to secure placements with a diverse range of employers. We appreciate that performing arts and music might seem like a difficult industry to break into, but job prospects in this market are on the up.
- A music pathway has been added to the MA Arts Administration and Cultural Policy, which is run by the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurshipat Goldsmiths.
- They arise too when we defend ourselves by saying that all values are relative , and that non-western cultures and subcultures have every right to make a claim on the notions of art and the aesthetic.
- We support innovative and curious students who are willing to engage with ideas that will enhance their own creative vision and critical thinking.
- Modules are shared across pathways, and are rooted in academic and practice-based research.
- Continuing from Professional Practice 1, this module explores deconstruction, analysis, and application of theory with more specific focus on musical arranging and orchestration.
Much of the module will be devoted specifically to the Soviet period, to the ‘socialist realism’ rules in creative arts. Special lectures/seminars will be devoted to Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Schnittke and post-Soviet composers, in relation to the ‘official’ propaganda in Soviet Union, Stalin decrees and the official line of the Communist Party cultural ‘programme’. Particular attention will be given to the current issues, and the development of Russian music after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Students will be given the opportunity to work at Goldsmiths’ unique archives – Prokofiev, Schnittke archives, Stravinsky Collection, and the special collection of post-Soviet scores and documents. All students will write a Dissertation on an aspect of Arts Administration and Cultural Policy.
Ma Arts Administration & Cultural Policy: Music Pathway
When you’re ready to apply, read our guidance to help you with your university application. Accomplished young musicians will find that Arts Award develops leadership skills and encourages wider exploration of the world of live and recorded music, music training and a wide range of careers. This option is a largely independent academic research module resulting in the production of a large scale written piece. You will be supported by an academic supervisor through tutorial sessions throughout the year.
Music computer software will be integrated within sessions to enable you to see and hear the musical information presented. This module takes the form of a weekly performance workshop within which you will receive formative feedback from a specialist tutor, as well as from others on your course. Sessions address aspects of analysis, and different approaches to arranging for the live ensemble. Opportunities to collaborate with other creatives in a dynamic arts school environment. Whether it be high-end digital or retro analogue, you will be able to produce and create a diverse range of professional sound recordings.
This is a practical module that will focus on deconstruction, analysis and application of music theory with more specific focus on musical structure. Workshop sessions will enable you to apply theory, experiment with ideas, and to create improvisations and/or compositions. You will develop your practical technique and your ability to express musical ideas in practice. In the second part through undertaking a placement with an appropriate arts organisation students will be able to observe, account for and analyse contemporary management practice. Placements will take into account the particular specialised interests of students. Students will prepare a placement report that concentrates on evaluating the appropriateness of management policies and practice in relation to the organisation’s stated mission.
Severn Arts’ Young Voices New Visions exhibition is returning to Worcester Cathedral on Sunday 22 May. This year the artwork presented is responding to and celebrating the theme ‘life’. Introduce your whole class to the joy of playing an instrument with our one-year, First Access Music Education , introductory programme. If you’re applying for funding, you may be subject to an earlier application deadline.
The ability to conduct this research in an institution that encourages lateral thinking and reaching beyond the bounds of societal structures, was truly empowering. The assessment for the specialist music component will be as given in the individual module descriptions. From asking current students about their experiences to immersing yourself in campus and accommodation tours, you will leave knowing if this place is for you. More information on mental health and wellbeing support is also provided in our Chief Executive and Principal’s recentopen letter on the Ukraine crisis. If you prefer to be backstage or behind the camera, we have lots of exciting opportunities for you to be working in our TV studio, edit suites and on our lighting rigs to direct performances or produce props for the show.
Advisory support for nursery, infant, junior, primary, special and secondary schools. Children from four Worcestershire schools have worked with musician and composer Helen Lyon to create a brand-new song for the Jubilee. The MA Music offers you a unique opportunity to engage with cutting-edge interdisciplinary research on music and the moving image. This pathway allows you to pursue your interests in music, acting as a supplementary course to the main body of the Arts Administration programme. We accept applications from October for students wanting to start the following September. During the MA I focused my dissertation on the cultural education agenda in place in England.
You are encouraged to explore current issues through research, analysis and debate and will be supported by tutorials. You are also encouraged to be resourceful in researching areas where there is little published material and interviews with practitioners and policymakers may be a primary resource. We recommend having a conversation with the programme convenor about how to proceed, and to determine time commitments. Through both analysis of contemporary and recent practice, and practical work in a range of areas, you will develop a critical approach to the discipline. This option is a self-directed practical module enabling you to engage in a research-informed investigation leading to a substantial practical piece.
In fact, it’s estimated that by 2022 there will be 1,000 performing arts and music jobs available in Sheffield. Our performing arts and music offer really is a step up from anything you will have experienced before! We’ve invested millions into our Hillsborough Campus, transforming it into our creative hub.