Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music- General

MacEwan University
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
January May September
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Related qualifications accepted by the university

English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS: Minimum overall band score of 6.5 and a minimum score of 5.5 in each component.
  • TOEFL: 86 iBT (internet-based) and a minimum score of 21 on all 4 sections of reading/listening/speaking/writing or 580 PBT (paper-based) with a minimum score of 50 in each component.
  • CAEL: Minimum overall band score of 70 and a minimum score of 60 in each band.
  • PTE: PTE Academic with a minimum overall score of 59 and a minimum score of 56 in each band.

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Analysis and Argument
  • Theory I, II
  • Ear Training I, II
  • History of Jazz Music
  • Principal Instrument I, II
  • Ensemble I, II
  • Performance Ensemble
  • Introduction to Literature
  • History of Popular Music
  • Introduction to Improvisation

Year 2

  • Theory III: Jazz Harmony and Analysis
  • Ear Training III, IV
  • Ensemble III
  • Functional Keyboard I, II
  • Accompanying I, II
  • Applied Instrument I, II
  • Introduction to Music Technology
  • Performance Ensemble
  • Theory IV: Chromatic Harmony
  • Introduction to Contemporary Issues in Performance and Practice Techniques

Year 3

  • Introduction to Music Career Management
  • Arranging I
  • Improvisation I, II
  • Applied Instrument III, IV
  • Performance ensemble
  • History of Western Music
  • Introduction to the Recording Studio
  • Music Option *

Year 4

  • World Music
  • The Popular Song
  • Recording Studio Production
  • Music Option or Performance Ensemble *
  • Acoustics and the Science of Musical Instruments
  • History of Electro-Acoustic Music
  • Performance Ensemble

*Music Option-

  • Songwriting I
  • Songwriting II
  • Live Sound Reinforcement I
  • Live Sound Reinforcement II
  • The Business of Music
  • The Musician's Workplace
  • Applications in Music Technology I
  • Introduction to the Recording Studio
  • Recording Studio Production
  • Accoustics and the Science of Musical Instruments
  • Alternatives for Careers in Music
  • Marketing for the Professional Musicians
  • Health Issues and the Professional Musician

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