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Title BMus (Hons) Jazz
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Duration 4 Years, Full Time
Application Apply via UCAS Conservatoires, institution code R59, course code 310F

This specialist jazz degree encompasses diverse performance opportunities combined with professional training relating to the contemporary jazz industry. Individual tuition is offered on bass, drums, flute, guitar, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, voice and other instruments as agreed with the course leader. Group classes focus on the rehearsal of material from a variety of genres within the jazz umbrella, including standard, contemporary and world repertoire. The programme features a range of performance platforms including JazzTime (RWCMD’s weekly jazz club), school workshops, masterclasses, AmserJazzTime (a national touring programme), and appearances/residencies at major festivals. The course aim is to equip students with skills across many styles within the jazz idiom and enable them to develop a mature understanding of jazz language, processes and repertoire whilst developing skills in composing, arranging, band leadership, self-promotion and events management.