M.Mus Popular Music Performance - Online

Academy of Music & Sound

Program Description

M.Mus Popular Music Performance - Online

Academy of Music & Sound

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of contemporary musicians on a practical, academic and professional basis delivered by highly qualified professionals active in the music industry.

Course

  • Explore in-depth an area of musicianship that interests you
  • Expand and develop your competitive edge
  • Gain academic recognition to explore theories and ideas

M.Mus Popular Music Performance

PERFORMANCE PORTFOLIO

Consolidate and build on performance skills with a focus on stylistic interpretation, technique, and creativity.

ENSEMBLE AND MUSICAL DIRECTION SKILLS

Rehearse and perform with the aim to develop ensemble skills with an emphasis on musical direction, creative interpretation and technical skill.

POST GRADUATE RESEARCH METHODS

Undertake several tasks related to your discipline, including building a documentation of research and dissertation proposal or project with an annotated bibliography.

CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES

Develop an understanding of key critical approaches to the study of popular music through an examination of the key literature. Study a series of important practitioners, genres, and milestones from the landscape of popular music through analysis and critical thinking.

PERFORMANCE PORTFOLIO 2

Building upon the work completed in Performance Portfolio 1, further develop skills as a performer. Key factors include the development and expansion of heightened technical performance ability, alongside interpretative and stylistic traits.

MASTER LEVEL PROJECT

A project or dissertation based on a research question of your choosing that has been developed during the research methods module and through discussion with the module leader.

Options

Songwriting

Engage in the development, management, and execution of a high-quality song portfolio. The material may be in any genre with a final presentation of a portfolio with recordings of your compositions, lead sheets, and a written critique.

Music Pedagogy

A placement to participate in learning and teaching activities based on a community music practice with the aim to develop and execute two observed sessions.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of a 2:1 in a related undergraduate qualification, plus a successful audition and interview. Equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered.

Progression

Studying at this level will broaden your horizons as a musician and scholar, to support you in a multi-faceted career. This Masters will enable you to explore areas of interest in greater depth, develop new skills and open new avenues of investigation both musically and academically.

Audition & Interview

TBC

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 6, 2018
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Aug. 2019
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1 year
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5,995 GBP
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