Percussion Instruments

Bachelor's degree programme, full-time study mode, single-subject, Czech, 3 years 
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The bachelor's field of study Percussion Instruments is listed as a specialisation in Percussion Instruments in the bachelor's programme Percussion Instruments and Jazz playing from the academic year 2020/21.

The field is guaranteed by the Percussion Instruments 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.The studies will prepare the graduate of the Percussion Instruments field of study for both the path of independent artistic activity and expert pedagogy; such graduate will be equipped with the necessary skills and theoretical knowledge.


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

  • perform as a soloist
  • become a member of contemporary music chamber ensembles
  • hold a position in symphony or chamber orchestras
  • teach percussion instruments at art schools and conservatories

A graduate can perform as a soloist, become a member of contemporary music chamber ensembles, hold a position in symphony or chamber orchestras, teach percussions instruments at art schools and conservatories


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, Psychology and Pedagogy, Methodology


Field of study specifications

Field of Study: Percussion Instruments
Abbreviation: BICINAS
Code: 8201R019
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:
prof. MgA. Martin Opršál

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