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Open Creation

Music creation and performance that transcend the boundaries of conventional artistic disciplines.

Key data

Degree
Master of Arts FHNW in Spezialisierter Musikalischer Performance, Open Creation
ECTS points
120
Start of semester
Beginning of September
Studying mode
Full time
Duration
4 semesters
Teaching language
German/English
Place
Campus Musik-Akademie Basel
Stay abroad
Possible, not curricular
Application fee
200 CHF
Semester fee
700 CHF for Swiss citizens and students with legal place of residence in Switzerland | 1000 CHF for students from EU-/EFTA-countries | 1250 CHF for students from third countries

 

Application Deadline is 15 February 2022. Registration is possible from 1 December 2021 to 15 February 2022 // The study information day will take place on 13 January 2022: www.fhnw.ch/music/info-days // Information and dates for the entrance exams: https://www.fhnw.ch/music/entrance-exams

The Open Creation Major is aimed at students who want to apply their creative talents in more than one discipline (e.g. composer-performer-improviser). It provides them with a platform where they have the possibility of designing a custom curriculum that fully reflects their artistic intentions. The highly modular nature of the programme allows students to choose, in consultation with their tutors, when and how they wish to take the four core elements of the curriculum – improvisation, composition, contemporary performance and open art formats (electronics, media composition, sound art, open performance, installation, sonic art, etc.) – over the programme's four semesters. Artistic practice, independent study and collaborative learning are central to this flexible and customisable Master's programme.

Overview

Academy of Music

An international institute of higher education and research

Academy of Music