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BA Jazz: Instrumental/Vocal or Composition

"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, communication, innovation and self-expression.

Key data

Degree
Bachelor of Arts FHNW in Music, Jazz
Study mode
Full time
ECTS points
180
Start of semester
14.9.2020
Duration
6 semesters
Teaching language
German, English
Place
Jazzcampus
Stay abroad
No
Application fee
200 CHF
Semester fee
700 CHF for Swiss citizens and foreigners with legal place of residence in Switzerland | 1000 CHF for foreigners without legal place of residence in Switzerland from EU/EFTA states | 1250 CHF for foreigners without legal place of residence in Switzerland from third-party states

Registration

Application Deadline is at the Beginning of March.

Students of Bachelor degree programme receive extensive practical training and acquire the foundations to develop their own unique and well-rounded identity as an artist. This study programme focuses on perfecting students’ instrumental/vocal proficiency while encouraging them to find their creative voice.
Students will hone their improvisation and ensemble-playing skills by working on seminal works from the jazz tradition. Students are also actively encouraged to compose and perform their own works. In addition, the programme comprises a range of compulsory and elective courses designed to equip students with the necessary skills and tools to perform at the highest artistic level. 

A stimulating environment that affords me the space to develop as an artist.

Lorraine Dinkel, student

Overview

Entrance examination

Teaching staff Jazz

Our internationally renowned teaching staff

to teaching staff Jazz

Postgraduate programmes

Master of Arts in Musical Performance – Jazz Producing/Performance

to Master of Arts in Musical Performance – Jazz Producing/Performance

Jazzcampus

A place for jazz in Basel Old Town

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