Jazz interpretation

Bachelor's degree programme, full-time study mode, single-subject, Czech, 3 years 
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The field is guaranteed by the Jazz Interpretation Department. It prepares students for the variability and flexibility of the labour market in the field of art.

“A graduate demonstrates broad knowledge in the field of the repertoire of his or her musical instrument, as well as of the repertoire of chamber or large jazz ensembles

– has professional knowledge in the field of specialised music-theoretical subjects and can reliably apply them in practice

– demonstrates deep knowledge of the history of music, especially jazz

– is familiar with contemporary trends in pedagogy and psychology

– demonstrates basic knowledge of the production of works of art”


After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:

  • Jazz musician performing as a leader of own projects or as a sideman in projects of others
  • player of popular, theatre or study ensembles
  • composer, arranger, conductor in non-artificial music
  • specialised teacher of art schools, conservatories or music grammar schools, specialised worker in music and cultural institutions

Jazz musician performing as a leader of own projects or as a sideman in projects of others, player of popular, theatre or study ensembles, composer, arranger, conductor in non-artificial music, specialised teacher of art schools, conservatories or music grammar schools, specialized worker in music and cultural institutions.


The study plan consists of compulsory, elective and optional courses and of compulsory artistic study outputs.


A student must obtain 60 credits for each year of studies and finish the studies with a state final examination in selected courses, graduation performance defence and bachelor’s thesis defence.

Contents and scope of the final examination:

Defence of the graduation project, Defence of bachelor’s thesis, Psychology and Pedagogy, Theory of Jazz Improvisation, Jazz Harmony


Field of study specifications

Field of Study: Jazz interpretation
Abbreviation: JAZZINT
Code: 8201R103
Type: Bachelor's degree programme
Degree: BcA.
Accreditation: to 31/12/2024
Programme: B8201 B-HUDUM Art of Music
Faculty of Music
Field of study guaranteed by:
Faculty of Music
Field guarantor:
doc. MgA. Jaroslav Šťastný, Ph.D.

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