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Bachelor of Arts in Music

A meaningful learning experience delivered by exceptional teachers

Classical Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music programme at the Academy of Music provides students with a broad-based musical and artistic education coupled with extensive practical training. The main focus of the programme is on enhancing students’ instrumental/vocal proficiency. To this end, students will hone their technical skills, acquire a stylistically broad repertoire and build on their forms of artistic expression. A Bachelor of Arts in Music prepares students for further study at Master’s level which leads to a professional qualification.

Instrumental/Vocal

Undergraduate musical and artistic education

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Composition

Training the professional composers of tomorrow

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Music Theory Major

Training the professional music theorists of tomorrow

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Audio design

Acquiring the fundamentals of audio design

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Early Music

The Bachelor programme offered by Schola Cantorum Basiliensis focuses exclusively on providing students with a thorough education in Early Music theory and practice. Its main focus is on enhancing students’ instrumental/vocal proficiency. To this end, students will hone their technical skills and acquire the foundations of performance practice and aesthetics. A Bachelor of Arts in Music prepares students for further study at Master’s level which leads to a professional qualification.

Early Music Medieval – Renaissance, instrument/voice

The music of the Middle Ages: a specialisation like no other

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Early Music – Renaissance-Romantic, instrumental/voice

What does the FHNW Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Bachelor programme in Renaissance-Romantic Music entail?

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Jazz

The Bachelor of Arts in Music with a Jazz major is an undergraduate programme that aims to develop the technical and artistic potential of students by enhancing their instrumental/vocal proficiency and providing them with extensive practical training. In addition to acquiring a broad repertoire of jazz standards, students are encouraged to compose their own works, and develop their improvisation skills through individual and group work. The programme comprises a range of compulsory and elective courses which expose students to the jazz canon, as well as providing them with regular performance practice experience and instructing them on the basics of jazz production. A Bachelor of Arts in Music with a Jazz major prepares students for further study at Master’s level which leads to a professional qualification.

Jazz (Instrumental/Vocal)

"Jazz is the freest way to make and play music" (George Gruntz). Jazz is the one genre of music that truly embodies an attitude to life which values freedom, ...

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