Degree requirements / Sibelius Academy: Organ and clavichord

MAJOR SUBJECT: ORGAN (BACHELOR OF MUSIC)

3uk ORGAN PERFORMANCE (Bachelor of Music) (14 + 14 + 12, total 40 ECTS credits, 1,068 hrs)
3ua2 ORGAN IMPROVISATION 1 (9 ECTS credits, 240 hrs)
5p53 BASICS OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE ORGAN (2 ECTS credits, 54 hours)
3ua31 STUDIES IN MASTERING THE KEYBOARD (14+14+12 ECTS credits per academic year; in total 40 ECTS credits, 1068 hours)
5v29 ENSEMBLE PLAYING (5 ECTS credits, 134 hrs)
o3uk- DEMONSTRATION OF PROFICIENCY, CLASSICAL INSTRUMENT (Bachelor of Music) (10 ECTS credits)

SECONDARY STUDIES IN SUPPORT OF MAJOR STUDIES

5p52 HISTORY OF ORGAN MUSIC (4 ECTS credits,107 hrs)
3ua21 ORGAN PEDAGOGY 1 (10 ECTS credits, 267 hrs)

MAJOR SUBJECT: ORGAN (MASTER OF MUSIC)

3um ORGAN PERFORMANCE (Master of Music) (20 + 20 + 7, total 47 ECTS credits, 1,222 hrs)
3ua9 ORGAN IMPROVISATION 2 (10 ECTS credits, 267 hrs)
5v60 WORKSHOP ON ORGAN MUSIC (3 ECTS credits, 80 hrs)
5p70 ORGAN PEDAGOGY 2 (10 ECTS credits, 267 hrs)
5p17 SEMINAR (6 ECTS credits, 160 hrs)
5p8 WRITTEN PRESENTATION (6 ECTS credits, 133 hrs)
o3um1- DEMONSTRATION OF PROFICIENCY, CLASSICAL INSTRUMENT (Master of Music) (20 ECTS credits)

OTHER STUDIES

5s17 COMPREHENSIVE WRITTEN PRESENTATION (12 ECTS credits, 320hrs)
3vx38-5132 MASTER CLASS (1-3 ECTS credits, 27-80 hours)
5p55 ELOCUTION AND PERFORMING SKILLS (2 ECTS credits, 54 hrs)
3u5a4 ORGAN IMPROVISATION PEDAGOGY 1 (2 ECTS credits, 53 hrs)
3uv3 ORGAN IMPROVISATION PEDAGOGY 2 (3 ECTS credits, 80 hrs)
3uv1 ORGAN IMPROVISATION 3 (6 ECTS credits, 160 hrs)

MAJOR SUBJECT: CLAVICHORD

3uklk CLAVICHORD PERFORMANCE, (Bachelor of Music) (14 + 14 + 12, total 40 ECTS credits, 1,068 hours)
3uklm CLAVICHORD PERFORMANCE, (Master of Music) (20 + 20 + 7, total 47 ECTS credits, 1,222 hrs)
3uk3 CLAVICHORD IMPROVISATION (5 + 4 ECTS credits, 240 hrs)
3ca14ck CONTINUO PLAYING (CLAVICHORD) (6 + 6, total 12 ECTS credits, 320 hrs)
3uk6 CONSTRUCTION AND HISTORY OF THE CLAVICHORD (6 ECTS credits, 160 hrs)
5p17 SEMINAR (6 ECTS credits, 160 hrs)
5p8 WRITTEN PRESENTATION (6 ECTS credits, 133 hrs)
o3uklk- DEMONSTRATION OF PROFICIENCY, CLASSICAL INSTRUMENT (Bachelor of Music) (10 ECTS credits)
o3uklm- DEMONSTRATION OF PROFICIENCY, CLASSICAL INSTRUMENT (Master of Music) (20 ECTS credits)

SECONDARY STUDIES IN SUPPORT OF MAJOR STUDIES

3uk4 CLAVICHORD PEDAGOGY 1 (10 ECTS credits, 267 hrs)
3uk5 CLAVICHORD PEDAGOGY 2 (12 ECTS credits, 320 hrs)

 

MAJOR SUBJECT: ORGAN (BACHELOR OF MUSIC)
3uk ORGAN PERFORMANCE (Bachelor of Music) (14 + 14 + 12, total 40 ECTS credits, 1,068 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for the Level B demonstration of proficiency for the Bachelor of Music degree.

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Instruction and study
Individual instruction for 28 hours for no more than three academic years
Instruction in small groups 1 hour/student/term

 

3ua2 ORGAN IMPROVISATION 1 (9 ECTS credits, 240 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • learn to improvise small-scale chorale preludes with any number of voices
  • become more competent in accompaniment from a single-voice choral hymn book
  • become familiar with producing improvised texture from a chorale and other motives
  • qualify for further study

Assessment
Evaluation by jury on a scale of 0–5

Recommended year of completion
I-III

Instruction and study           
Individual instruction: 28 hours

Performances           

  • With 45 minutes of preparation time:
    • Improvisation of three different chorale preludes on the basis of three different chorale themes, from which the student selects one or more. One of them must be in four voices, and the theme must be played on the pedal.
    • A brief improvisation from an optional or chorale theme
    • Chorale score on the basis of a one-voice chorale notation or a basso continuo publication
  • Sight reading task

 

5p53 BASICS OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE ORGAN (2 ECTS credits, 54 hours)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • become familiar with various types of organs and organ building
  • become familiar with the general terminology related to organ building
  • acquire the organ maintenance skills required of a church musician
  • understand the working principles of the organ
  • acquire the skills necessary for organ maintenance, purchase, and restoration.

Assessment
Pass/fail

Recommended year of completion
Second to third year

Instruction and study           
Lectures and excursions 26 hours
Guided tuning of reed stops

Performances           

  • Class attendance.
  • The mid and end exams consist of two parts:
  1. Reed stop tuning demonstration
  2. A written examination which tests lectures and the course's supplementary literature

 

3ua31 STUDIES IN MASTERING THE KEYBOARD (14+14+12 ECTS credits per academic year; in total 40 ECTS credits, 1068 hours)

Learning outcomes
Students will acquire the piano, harpsichord, or clavichord skills required from an organist at Level C.

Assessment
Pass/fail

Recommended year of completion
First to third year

Instruction
Individual instruction for 28 hours for no more than three academic years
Instruction in small groups at discretion

 

5v29 ENSEMBLE PLAYING (5 ECTS credits, 134 hrs)

This course consists of two one-year modules:
5v29a, 2 ECTS credits
5v29b, 3 ECTS credits

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • acquire a basic command of the Baroque basso continuo
  • learn to play different continuo styles and chamber music from different periods
  • learn to accompany instrumental and vocal ensembles on the organ.

Assessment
Pass/fail

Instruction and study           

  • Individual instruction for no more than two academic years, a maximum of 14 hours per year.
  • Familiarity with the repertoire: a minimum of ten large-scale works representing different styles; baroque works must include a sonata or a suite and a recitative
  • Arranging of a piano and orchestral score

Performances           
Two chamber music works of different styles, with at least one played from figured bass . Students may play the performance examination on any early music keyboard instrument.

 

o3uk- DEMONSTRATION OF PROFICIENCY, CLASSICAL INSTRUMENT (Bachelor of Music) (10 ECTS credits)

Content
For the Demonstration of Proficiency, students will demonstrate a command of the major subject and that they have achieved the learning outcomes of their major subject. Attainments included in the demonstration of proficiency:

  • An artistic Level B performance examination including related repertoire and other requirements
  • A maturity essay in writing:
  • Writing an essay (4 standard pages) related to the field of study on a general examination day or the equivalent.
    • With the maturity essay, students will demonstrate that they have met the objectives set for the degree, courses, and Demonstration of Proficiency, as well as the language skills outlined in Section 6 of the Government Decree on University Degrees (794/2004).

Assessment
The artistic performance examination is assessed by a jury appointed by the dean on a scale of 0–5 or Pass/Fail.
The essay is evaluated by the teacher of the main instrument or another teacher appointed by the department head on a scale of Pass/Fail.

 

SECONDARY STUDIES IN SUPPORT OF MAJOR STUDIES
5p52 HISTORY OF ORGAN MUSIC (4 ECTS credits,107 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • become familiar with the central styles of organ building and organ music
  • become familiar with the key original sources of organ performance.

Assessment
On a scale of pass/fail
Preceding courses
Basics of the structure of the organ

Recommended year of completion
Second to third year

Instruction and study           
Lectures and analytical music listening 56 hours

Performances           

  • Class attendance
  • An exam that consists of two parts:
  1. Listening examination
  2. A written examination which tests lectures and the course's supplementary literature

 

3ua21 ORGAN PEDAGOGY 1 (10 ECTS credits, 267 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • have a command of the basic organ techniques and of teaching them
  • be familiar with the ergonomics of guitar playing and know how to apply them while teaching their own classes
  • become familiar with the key teaching methods and materials for individual and group instruction at the beginner and basic levels
  • learn to assess the applicability of teaching material
  • learn to set objectives for teaching from the pupil's point of view and plan their instruction accordingly
  • learn to guide their pupils during practice
  • learn to interact flexibly with their pupils
  • learn to assess their pupils' progress and to give constructive feedback
  • learn to support the development of the pupils' artistic expression
  • learn to plan repertoires individually for students of different ages 
  • learn to prepare their pupils for level performances and to assess them constructively
  • learn to plan lessons and related work for an entire academic year
  • learn to present and teach the organ in the parish children's work
  • learn to present and teach the organ in the confirmation school
  • qualify for Organ Pedagogy 2.

Assessment
A learning diary or the examination is evaluated on a scale of pass/fail. The teacher evaluates the practice teaching lessons on a scale of pass/fail. and one or two colleagues will evaluate the teaching demonstration on a scale of pass/fail as well. One member of the jury at the teaching demonstration may be the teacher of another instrument or another type of instructor with pedagogical insight into the evaluation of teaching.

Prerequisites
2ip11 Introduction to Pedagogy

Transferable credits
Studies in pedagogy taken at a university or other institute of higher education may be substituted for this course, as applicable.

Instruction and study           

  • Lectures, demonstrations, and group work up to 60 hours
  • Observing basic level and level C instruction and examination assessment for 15 hours
  • Teacher training: 30 hours, with 15 hours supervised
  • An opportunity to observe a visiting teacher's master course type class

Performances           

  • A learning diary or a lecture, a methodological examination, or literature examination
  • Participation in group work
  • Observation of teaching at the elementary and basic levels
  • Teaching practice lessons
  • Teaching demonstration

 

MAJOR SUBJECT: ORGAN (MASTER OF MUSIC)

3um ORGAN PERFORMANCE (Master of Music) (20 + 20 + 7, total 47 ECTS credits, 1,222 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for the Level A demonstration of proficiency for the master of music degree.

Assessment
Pass/fail

Instruction and study

  • Individual instruction for a 56 hours for no more than two and a half academic years
  • Instruction in small groups 1 hour/student/term

 

3ua9 ORGAN IMPROVISATION 2 (10 ECTS credits, 267 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • learn to improvise large-scale chorale preludes with any number of voices, and chorales
  • learn to improvise texture from a chorale and other motives
  • qualify for further study.

Assessment
Evaluation by jury on a scale of 0–5

Prerequisites
3ua2 Organ Improvisation 1 or
5a76 Organ Improvisation 1

Recommended year of completion
IV-V

1) In Helsinki:

Instruction and study           
Individual instruction for no more than two academic years, a maximum of 14 hours per year.

Performances           

  • With 60 minutes of preparation time:
    • A four-voice chorale harmonisation, and the bass is played on the pedal
    • A bridged three voice manualiter with the keyboard
    • A three or four voiced fughetta
    • Cantus firmus organ chorale or figuration exercise on the basis of a given score
    • A broad improvisation that is not the chorale theme or an arranging assignment
    • The tasks may be carried out from a one-part hymn book or on the basis of figured bass.
  • Sight-reading: Harmonisation

2) In Kuopio

Instruction and study           
Individual instruction for no more than two academic years, a maximum of 14 hours per year.

Performances           

  • With 60 minutes of preparation time:
    • A four-voice chorale harmonisation, and the bass is played on the pedal
    • A bridged three voice manualiter with the keyboard
    • Prelude and fugue
    • Cantus firmus organ chorale
    • A broad improvisation that is not the chorale theme or an arranging assignment
  • Sight-reading: prelude and chorale harmonisation

The tasks may be carried out from a one-part hymn book or on the basis of figured bass.

 

5v60 WORKSHOP ON ORGAN MUSIC (3 ECTS credits, 80 hrs)

The course can be repeated several times.

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • become familiar with different styles of organ music
  • acquire the skills for related artistic activity

Assessment
Pass/fail

 

5p70 ORGAN PEDAGOGY 2 (10 ECTS credits, 267 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • develop their earlier skills with more advanced pupils
  • know how to teach both amateur and professionally-oriented pupils
  • become familiar with the didactic characteristics of organ music as well as music arranged for the organ and know how to assess and apply teaching materials 
  • know how to analyze playing and the different factors of playing techniques and interpretation
  • know how to guide their pupils in building a versatile and natural guitar technique with an ergonomic approach
  • learn to know how to promote the pupil's expressive ability, creativity and the development of his/her performance skills
  • know how to plan their teaching, set goals with and for the pupil, and assess the pupils' progress in light of their own teaching
  • acquire the skills for uncomplicated interaction with students at different levels -and of different ages and backgrounds (including adult pupils)
  • know how to plan, prepare and assess level performances (at music school and Level C performances)
  • know how to develop professionally; and
  • qualify for Organ Pedagogy 3.

Assessment
A learning diary or the examination is evaluated on a scale of pass/fail. The teacher evaluates the practice teaching lessons on a scale of pass/fail. and one or two colleagues will evaluate the teaching demonstration on a scale of pass/fail  as well.  One member of the jury at the teaching demonstration may be the teacher of another instrument or another type of instructor with pedagogical insight into the evaluation of teaching.

Prerequisites
3ua21 Organ Pedagogy 1
Organ Performance, Level C
Lecture series of general pedagogy, attendance at a minimum of seven lectures

Instruction and study           

  • Lectures, demonstrations and group work up to 60 hours
  • Attendance at six lectures in the lecture series in general pedagogy
  • Observation of teaching and examination assessments: 15 hours
  • Teacher training: 30 hours, with 15 hours supervised
  • An opportunity to observe a visiting teacher's master course type class

Performances           

  • A learning diary or a lecture, a methodological examination, or literature examination
  • Participation in group work
  • Observation of teaching and evaluation
  • Teaching practice lessons
  • Teaching demonstration
  • A literature summary or presentation

 

5p17 SEMINAR (6 ECTS credits, 160 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • become familiar with the characteristics and principles of academic thinking and communication
  • acquire reflective and writing skills necessary for independent information acquisition
  • become familiar with the sources, problems, research methods, and writing techniques related to their research
  • become capable of following and participating in the discussion in the field; and understand the social nature and benefit of seminar work.

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Prerequisites
5s15 Proseminar

 

5p8 WRITTEN PRESENTATION (6 ECTS credits, 133 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will learn to write academic texts using appropriate language based on logical thinking and field-related expertise.

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Instruction and study           
The student will assemble a written assignment which is related to the major (church music).
The student must attend the seminar while writing the presentation.
The student will additionally receive individual guidance for a maximum of 6 hours.

Performances
The student will hand in the completed assignment. Two examiners appointed by the department head will assess the written work and provide a statement, including a grade proposal, within a month. The department head will confirm the grade on the basis of the statement. Before the written work is submitted for assessment, a draft must be presented to the supervisor for a preliminary evaluation.

 

o3um1- DEMONSTRATION OF PROFICIENCY, CLASSICAL INSTRUMENT (Master of Music) (20 ECTS credits)

Content
With the Demonstration of Proficiency, students demonstrate a command of the major subject and that they have achieved the learning outcomes of their major subject.
Attainments included in the demonstration of proficiency:

  • An artistic Level A performance examination, including related repertoire and other requirements.
  • A maturity essay in writing:
  • The text for the programme leaflet must include background information about the works to be played. The text can also include a brief review of cultural history. It must be submitted for assessment in connection with the enrolment for the performance examination. If the student completes the performance examination in two parts, he or she must submit the texts for both concerts in connection with the enrolment for the first performance examination.
    • With the maturity essay, students demonstrate that they have met the objectives set for the degree, courses, and Demonstration of Proficiency, as well as the language skills outlined in section 6 of the Government Decree on University Degrees (794/2004). A student does not have to demonstrate skills in Finnish or in Swedish in the maturity essay for a master's degree if he or she has already demonstrated his or her language skills in a maturity essay in the same language for the bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites
Other studies included in the individual study plan.

Assessment
The artistic performance examination is assessed by a jury appointed by the dean on a scale of 0–5 or Pass/Fail. The essay is evaluated by the teacher of the main instrument, the chair of the performance examination jury, or some other teacher appointed by the department head on a scale of Pass/Fail.

 

OTHER STUDIES
5s17 COMPREHENSIVE WRITTEN PRESENTATION (12 ECTS credits, 320hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • acquire the skills for logical and analytical thinking
  • Students will learn to write academic texts using appropriate language based on logical thinking and field-related expertise.
  • qualify for further study

Assessment
On a scale of 0-5

Prerequisites
Proseminar

Instruction and study           
The student will assemble a comprehensive written assignment which is related to the major (church music). The student must attend the seminar while writing the presentation. The student will additionally receive individual guidance for a maximum of of 10 hours.

Performances           
The student will hand in the completed assignment. Two examiners appointed by the department head will assess the written work and provide a statement, including a grade proposal, within two months. The department head will confirm the grade on the basis of the statement. Before the written work is submitted for assessment, a draft must be presented to the supervisor for a preliminary evaluation.

 

3vx38-5132 MASTER CLASS (1-3 ECTS credits, 27-80 hours)

The extent of this module is determined in each student's individual study plan. The course can be repeated several times.

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • develop the skills in the main instrument
  • become familiar with different types of organs
  • become familiar with the performance practices and interpretative styles of organ music.

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Instruction and study           
Group and individual instruction
Possible final concert

Performances and assessment

  1. Class attendance
  2. Observation of teaching sessions

Assessed by the teacher-in-charge of this course.

 

5p55 ELOCUTION AND PERFORMING SKILLS (2 ECTS credits, 54 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • become familiar with the basic elements of interaction
  • become familiar with their own ways of expression in speech and music and learn to apply them in public performances
  • practice their expressive skills and methods in a production of a musical fairy tale

Assessment
Pass/fail

Instruction and study           
Group instruction 28 hours, performances 4 hours

Performances           
Active participation in teaching and performances

 

3u5a4 ORGAN IMPROVISATION PEDAGOGY 1 (2 ECTS credits, 53 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will acquire the skills necessary for teaching small-scale chorale preludes and basic improvised texture from a chorale and other motives.

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Instruction and study           
Supervised observation of teaching and performance examination evaluation 5 hours
Practice teaching and related introduction and feedback sessions with the supervisor 16 hours + 8 hours

Performances           

  1. Teaching practice lessons
  2. Demonstration in the teaching of two students at different levels (2 x 15 minutes)
  3. Supervised observation of teaching and performance examination evaluation. The practice teaching card must be presented in conjunction with the teaching demonstration to the chair of the jury.

Assessment           

  1. The teacher evaluates the work of the academic year on a scale of 0-5.
  2. The jury evaluates the teaching demonstration on a scale of 0–5.

The final grade is an average of these two.

 

3uv3 ORGAN IMPROVISATION PEDAGOGY 2 (3 ECTS credits, 80 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for teaching chorales and major improvisation on a free theme.

Assessment
On a scale of 0-5

Prerequisites
3u5a4 Organ Improvisation Pedagogy 1

Instruction and study           
Practice teaching and related introduction and feedback sessions with the supervisor 16 hours + 8 hours
Supervised observation of teaching and performance examination evaluation in accordance with the supervising teacher's instructions 10 hours

Performances           

  1. Teaching practice lessons
  2. A teaching demonstration of 30 minutes with the student's own pupil.
  3. Supervised observation of teaching and performance examination evaluation. The practice teaching card must be presented in conjunction with the teaching demonstration to the chair of the jury.

Assessment           

  1. The teacher evaluates the work of the academic year on a scale of 0-5.
  2. The jury evaluates the teaching demonstration on a scale of 0–5.

The final grade is an average of these two.

 

3uv1 ORGAN IMPROVISATION 3 (6 ECTS credits, 160 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • learn to improvise demanding large-scale works in different styles
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the essential characteristics and structures of different style periods and our time and be able to use the knowledge when improvising
  • learn to use the organ in different ways
  • identify the connection between improvisation and the interpretation of organ music, liturgical organ performance, composition, and instrumentation

Assessment
On a scale of 0–5

Prerequisites
3ua9 Organ Improvisation 2

Instruction and study           
Individual instruction up to 28 hours

Performances           

  • With 60 minutes of preparation time:
    • three different minor-scale tasks: for example a chorale partita, chorale fantasy, prelude, fantasy, toccata, fugue or
    • two different large-scale tasks:
      • chorale partita, chorale fantasy, passacaglia, fugue, fantasy
      • organ sonata or organ symphony
  • At the jury's discretion a free improvisation as a prima vista assignment

 

MAJOR SUBJECT: CLAVICHORD
3uklk CLAVICHORD PERFORMANCE, (Bachelor of Music) (14 + 14 + 12, total 40 ECTS credits, 1,068 hours)

Learning outcomes
Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for Level B.

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Instruction and study
Individual instruction for 28 hours for no more than three academic years
Instruction in small groups at discretion

 

3uklm CLAVICHORD PERFORMANCE, (Master of Music) (20 + 20 + 7, total 47 ECTS credits, 1,222 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for Level A. Individual study 1,110 hrs

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Instruction and study

  • Individual instruction for a 56 hours for no more than two and a half academic years
  • Instruction in small groups at discretion

 

3uk3 CLAVICHORD IMPROVISATION (5 + 4 ECTS credits, 240 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • learn to improvise forms based on the early 18th century basso continuo
  • learn to identify and interpret corresponding phenomena in historic repertoires
  • qualify for further study.

Evaluation
Evaluation by jury: pass / fail

Instruction and study
Individual instruction for 14 hours for no more than two academic years

Performances           

  • Practice and a public performance every academic year
  • A performance examination on one or several of the following instruments: clavichord, harpsichord, and organ.
  • free improvisation according to the student's plan
  • a combination of at least three different works.
  • Free improvisation on a theme given at the examination.

 

3ca14ck CONTINUO PLAYING (CLAVICHORD) (6 + 6, total 12 ECTS credits, 320 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • become familiar with the basics and key styles of the Baroque basso continuo
  • learn to accompany from a figured bass
  • learn to adapt the existing figures to a useful form
  • qualify for further study

Evaluation
Evaluation by jury: pass / fail

Instruction and study
Individual instruction for 28 hours for no more than two academic years

Performances           
Class attendance
Performance examination: 3 works representing different styles

 

3uk6 CONSTRUCTION AND HISTORY OF THE CLAVICHORD (6 ECTS credits, 160 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • learn to tune and maintain different types of clavichords
  • become familiar with the history of the clavichord

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Instruction and study           
Lectures and guided practice: 64 hours

Performances           
Class attendance or corresponding literature
Written examination
Tuning demonstration

 

5p17 SEMINAR (6 ECTS credits, 160 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • become familiar with the characteristics and principles of academic thinking and communication
  • acquire reflective and writing skills necessary for independent information acquisition
  • become familiar with the sources, problems, research methods, and writing techniques related to their research
  • become capable of following and participating in the discussion in the field; and understand the social nature and benefit of seminar work.

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Prerequisites
5s15 Proseminar

 

5p8 WRITTEN PRESENTATION (6 ECTS credits, 133 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will learn to write academic texts using appropriate language based on logical thinking and field-related expertise.

Assessment
Pass/Fail

Instruction and study           
The student will assemble a written assignment which is related to the major (church music).
The student must attend the seminar while writing the presentation.
The student will additionally receive individual guidance for a maximum of 6 hours.

Performances
The student will hand in the completed assignment. Two examiners appointed by the department head will assess the written work and provide a statement, including a grade proposal, within a month. The department head will confirm the grade on the basis of the statement. Before the written work is submitted for assessment, a draft must be presented to the supervisor for a preliminary evaluation.

 

o3uklk- DEMONSTRATION OF PROFICIENCY, CLASSICAL INSTRUMENT (Bachelor of Music) (10 ECTS credits)

Content
For the Demonstration of Proficiency, students will demonstrate a command of the major subject and that they have achieved the learning outcomes of their major subject.
Attainments included in the demonstration of proficiency:

  • An artistic Level B performance examination including related repertoire and other requirements
  • A maturity essay in writing:
  • Writing an essay (4 standard pages) related to the field of study on a general examination day or the equivalent.
    • With the maturity essay, students will demonstrate that they have met the objectives set for the degree, courses, and Demonstration of Proficiency, as well as the language skills outlined in Section 6 of the Government Decree on University Degrees (794/2004).

Assessment
The artistic performance examination is assessed by a jury appointed by the dean on a scale of 0–5 or Pass/Fail.
The essay is evaluated by the teacher of the main instrument or another teacher appointed by the department head on a scale of Pass/Fail.

 

o3uklm- DEMONSTRATION OF PROFICIENCY, CLASSICAL INSTRUMENT (Master of Music) (20 ECTS credits)

Content
With the Demonstration of Proficiency, students demonstrate a command of the major subject and that they have achieved the learning outcomes of their major subject.
Attainments included in the demonstration of proficiency:

  • An artistic Level A performance examination, including related repertoire and other requirements.
  • A maturity essay in writing:
    • The text for the programme leaflet must include background information about the works to be played. The text can also include a brief review of cultural history. It must be submitted for assessment in connection with the enrolment for the performance examination. If the student completes the performance examination in two parts, he or she must submit the texts for both concerts in connection with the enrolment for the first performance examination.
    • With the maturity essay, students demonstrate that they have met the objectives set for the degree, courses, and Demonstration of Proficiency, as well as the language skills outlined in section 6 of the Government Decree on University Degrees (794/2004). A student does not have to demonstrate skills in Finnish or in Swedish in the maturity essay for a master's degree if he or she has already demonstrated his or her language skills in a maturity essay in the same language for the bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites
Other studies included in the individual study plan.

Assessment
The artistic performance examination is assessed by a jury appointed by the dean on a scale of 0–5 or Pass/Fail. The essay is evaluated by the teacher of the main instrument, the chair of the performance examination jury, or some other teacher appointed by the department head on a scale of Pass/Fail.

 

SECONDARY STUDIES IN SUPPORT OF MAJOR STUDIES

3uk4 CLAVICHORD PEDAGOGY 1 (10 ECTS credits, 267 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • learn to teach the clavichord at the beginner level
  • qualify for further study.

Assessment
On a scale of 0 – 5

Instruction and study           
Lectures, 28 hours, can be completed prior to the teacher training by attending the lectures in 3ua21 Organ Pedagogy 1.
Teacher training with feedback 37 hours
Supervised observation of teaching, performance examination evaluation, and performances 15 hours

Performances           

  1. Class attendance
  2. Learning diary
  3. Teaching practice lessons
  4. Observation of teaching, performances and recitals (the practice teaching card must be presented in conjunction with the teaching demonstration to the chair of the jury)
  5. Teaching demonstration: with one's own practice pupil for 30 minutes

 

3uk5 CLAVICHORD PEDAGOGY 2 (12 ECTS credits, 320 hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:

  • learn to teach the clavichord to more advanced students
  • qualify for further study.

Assessment
On a scale of 0 - 5

Prerequisites
Clavichord performance, Level B
3uk4 Clavichord Pedagogy 1

Instruction and study           
Lectures and demonstrations: 16 hours  The lectures of 3CA16c Harpsichord Pedagogy 2 can be attended for this course.
Observation of recitals, teaching and evaluation 15 hours
Teacher training with feedback 37 hours

Performances           

  1. Class attendance
  2. Learning diary
  3. Teaching practice lessons
  4. Observation of teaching, performances and recitals (the practice teaching card must be presented in conjunction with the teaching demonstration to the chair of the jury)
  5. Teaching demonstration: with one's own practice pupil for 30 minutes