Fryderyk Chopin University of Music / Instrumental Studies Department

INSTRUMENTAL STUDIES - Guitar Playing, first-cycle

Level of study: first-cycle Form of study: full-time Education profile: ogólnoakademicki Duration: 3 years

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Fields of studies and specializations

Conducting units

Enrollment

from 2020-05-01 to 2020-05-31 23:59:00

Language

Polish

Description

The studies are addressed to musically talented candidates who have a secondary school-leaving examination certificate and want to continue their music education and develop instrument playing skills.  When taking tests for the freshmen year candidates should have instrument playing skills at the secondary music school level (but a diploma of completion of such a school is not necessary) and a general knowledge of music. Upon completion of these studies graduates are qualified instrumentalist musicians: soloists and chamber musicians. They parallelly complete a Pedagogic Course, thanks to which they are prepared to teach at primary music schools.

In the academic year 2020/2021 the major subject: Violin will be taught by:

  • dr hab. Marcin Zalewski, prof. at the FCUM

collaborators:

  • Senior Lect. Ryszard Bałauszko
  • Asst Prof. dr Leszek Potasiński
  • mgr Mateusz Kowalski

Admission rules

The enrolment procedure is competitive and its results are public.

Tests

  • instrument – performing the prepared programme from memory – sending an audio-video recording
  • ear training – online test (using the ZOOM app)
  • a prima vista reading – online test (using the ZOOM app)

Scope of material

  • instrument– performing the prepared programme, as selected by the committee:
    • two diverse virtuoso etudes,
    • Baroque suite (at least three movements),
    • classical cyclic form,
    • free piece,
  • a prima vista reading – performing the pieces as selected by the committee ,
  • ear training:
    • perception of intervals, triads and four note chords,
    • music memory and imagination test,
    • analysis of polyphonic melodic and harmonic passages,
    • singing at sight,
    • rendering of rhythmic passages

Exceptions from admission procedure

Prize winners and finalists of artistic “Olympics” competitions at the central level will be exempt from the enrolment procedure from the subjects the competition pertained to. In such a case they obtain the highest number of points for these given subjects.

Date of exams

06.07.2020 - 10.07.2020 (on-line)