Piano Pedagogy – Field of study catalogue JAMU
The field is guaranteed by the Piano Interpretation Department. Since its inception, a number of experts in this field have already been educated in this field. During its development, the field has reached a format in which theoretical, practical and applied courses are represented and well interconnected. Therefore, the teachers of theoretical courses are well aware of the practical art projects in which students participate and they are thus able to utilise immediate practical knowledge in theoretical teaching.
“A graduate demonstrates extensive knowledge in the field of piano instructional repertoire, including four hand repertoire
– masters advanced principles of pedagogical work – has in-depth knowledge of the history of the instrument and its repertory
– is familiar with contemporary trends in pedagogy and psychology
– masters the basic specifics of working with children with ADHD and children with disabilities
After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:
- art school teacher
- teacher of methodology and pedagogy in practice courses at conservatories
- teacher at conservatories and music grammar schools
- a player of a symphony or chamber theatre orchestras
- member of chamber ensembles
Teacher at art school, répétiteur, teacher of methodology and pedagogy in practice at conservatories, teacher at conservatories and music grammar schools, player of symphony or chamber theatre orchestras, member of chamber ensembles
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 the Bachelor’s thesis, Theoretical examinations: Piano Methodology, History of the Instrument and its Repertory, Music Pedagogy, Music Psychology, Practical Examinations: Teaching experience – working with a model