This provides an introduction to the work of key bands and practitioners in popular music to provide a broad overview of the development of popular music and of the contexts that enable it to be understood and assessed. You can visit our 16-day Summer Festival and enjoy world class music and art in this beautiful and historic corner of England, which encompasses the ancient ports of Deal, Sandwich and Dover. You can participate in one or more of our education programmes, or you can work with us as a volunteer, becoming part of the Deal Music & Arts family. Taking Schoenberg’s comments concerning the organisation of timbre from the end of his ‘Harmonielehre’ as a starting point, the module explores the more recent investigations into the relationship between harmony, texture and form.
This module will introduce students to models of management and professional practice appropriate to arts organisations. It will examine the relationship between arts management practice and the culture in which that practice is situated. Students will be introduced to key ideas in organisational management from Weber to Handy and Belbin and current writing on leadership. Students will also be introduced to different forms of legal structures for organisations and basic issues relating to employment. The module is designed for students with strong research interest in Russian culture and Russian history. The emphasis is on history, and on different aspects of social and political life in Russia and Eastern Europe, particularly on current issues.
Ma Arts Administration & Cultural Policy: Music Pathway
Private tours to London collections, and seminars on cutting-edge editorial projects, complement lectures and workshops. Students learn to command specialist terminology, to assess an edition’s quality, and to use and critique sources of all kinds. The course offers provides a series of case studies addressing entrepreneurial practices and modes of production. You will cover essential topics in music management and music in the creative industries.
Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to engage directly with industry professionals so that you can learn from their experience. Whether that’s attending a local show or performance, or participating in a guest masterclass, we know that getting that first hand experience is vital. All services are offered in support of both the national curriculum requirement for music and the arts and individual school music and arts programmes.
- Guidance will be given on how to develop an original and individual approach to instrumental colour and function.
- The notion of ‘material’ in relation to orchestration and notation will be studied.
- This continues your specialist 1-to-1 sessions with an instrumental tutor for one hour per week over the academic year , tailoring specific learning to your own needs.
- These seminars also introduce you to a range of specialist practice that is only briefly covered in CP&P, such as reminiscence theatre or gallery education programmes.
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.
Merchant City Festival
In consultation with your supervising tutor, the module enables you to determine your own area of investigation. Bookings are open for The Big Sing – an interactive musical experience with Ula Weber and Suzzi Vango. We are a catalyst for arts partnerships and provide platforms for artistic collaboration, creativity and innovation.
Gaelic Arts: Drama Workshops
The final option is a practical module providing you with an opportunity to experience a range of the likely musical scenarios you may encounter during the course of a music career. You will undertake practical workshop sessions engaging in simulated ‘real’ tasks and then be provided with an opportunity to evaluate them weekly. Creative Sound & Music at HCA is a vocational course designed for performers, songwriters and producers who wish to graduate with all the creative skills, knowledge and experience needed to have a successful career in the music industry.
As the course enjoys considerable goodwill within the profession there is normally a suitable placement to develop the interests of each student. A further period of placement may be available at the end of the taught section of the course. Care is taken to match the individual with a suitable organisation, in relation to their overall academic ability .