Tutkintovaatimukset / Sibelius-Akatemia: GLOMAS

MAIN STUDIES

g9 Introduction to Glomas Studies (2 ects credits, 53 hours)
g20 Intensive Modules (2 ects credits per module, 3 semesters, total 6 ects credits, 160 hrs)
g1 Instrumental Studies (Glomas) (5 ects credits each semester for 4 semesters, total
g2 Glomas Ensemble (4 ects credits per semester, 4 semesters, 106hrs, total 16 ects credits, 427hrs.)
g18 Global Big Band A (3 ects 1st semester in Finland + 3 ects 2nd semester in Denmark, total 6 ects credits, 160hrs)
g19 Global Big Band B (4 ects credits, 107hrs in Finland 3rd semester)
g25 Introduction to Ethnomusicology / Global Music Cultures (5 ects credits in Helsinki first semester + 2 ects in Denmark second semester, total 7 ects, 187hrs)
g7 Glomas Field Studies / Artistic Research (5 ects credits, 134rs)
gG23 Global Music Pedagogy 1 (4 ects credits, 107hrs)
g24 Global Music Pedagogy 2 - Creative Leadership Skills (3ects in Denmark, 2nd semester, 3ects in Finland 3rd semester, total 6 ects credits, 160hrs)
g12 Global Music Management / Entrepreneurship (5 ects credits, 133hrs)
g13 Project Seminar (5 ects credits, 134hrs)
ogm Final Project in Global Music (20 ects credits, 534hrs)
g16 Global Music Rhythmics (4 ects, 107h)

OPTIONAL STUDIES

g21 Glomas Composing and Musicianship 1 (4 ects, 107hrs)
g22 Glomas Composing and Musicianship 2 (6 ects, 160hrs)

 

MAIN STUDIES

g9 Introduction to Glomas Studies (2 ects credits, 53 hours)

Learning outcomes

Students will
- become familiar with the particulars of the degree programme
- understand the structure of the degree programme as it pertains to individual study modules vs. the entire curriculum
- become aware of the international character of the degree programme and gain an understanding of working in the Glomas transcultural context.
Assessment

Discussion with the instructor and assessment of achievement on a scale of pass/fail
Recommended year of completion
First year

 

g20 Intensive Modules (2 ects credits per module, 3 semesters, total 6 ects credits, 160 hrs)

Learning outcomes

The Student:
- is able to strengthen skills in the areas of performance, artistic expression and improvisation
- develops a deeper understanding of working in a transcultural context
- is able to work in a cross cultural ensemble
- is able to analyze and share music from his or her own background
- is able to express a personal set of values which gives a foundation to their developing professional practice
- has the ability to contribute to research into topics of concern in their own practice, subject area and wider educational contexts
- has the ability to reflect on the practical, individual, social and cultural dimensions of music making
Requirements
- Pre-set assignments
- Class attendance
- Class assignments
- Artistic work
- Self-reflection diary
Assessment

Discussion with the instructor and assessment of achievement on a scale of pass/fail

 

g1 Instrumental Studies (Glomas) (5 ects credits each semester for 4 semesters, total 20 ects credits, 534hrs)

Learning outcomes
Students will:
- be able to play an artistically ambitious and innovative concert based on a diversity of musical and cultural influences
- demonstrate stylistically versatile means for musical self-expression and a unique artistic voice
- become familiar with the context of the music in question
- be able to comprehensively express their musical and artistic vision
Assessment

a–b: Evaluation by the instructor and a colleague on a scale of pass/fail
c: Assessment by the jury on a scale of pass/fail
Instruction and study
- Individual instruction and/or tuition in small groups: 30 hours per semester for 4 semesters (total 120 hours)
- Instruction in small groups at discretion
Requirements
- Class attendance
- 20 minute programme at the end of the first academic year
- 60 minute concert or production at the end of the second academic year

 

g2 Glomas Ensemble (4 ects credits per semester, 4 semesters, 106hrs, total 16 ects credits, 427hrs.)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- actively participate in a transcultural ensemble
- gain a thorough understanding of the principles of leadership and collaboration in an transcultural ensemble context
- develop skills in deep listening and collaboration
- be able to draw on their own musical traditions or influences and effectively collaborate in a transcultural ensemble
- be able to participate in an ensemble, both as a soloist and an accompanist
- be able to lead a transcultural ensemble
- have the skills to arrange and create new music for a transcultural ensemble, both in session and in advance
- be able to analyse and assess their own process and performances
Assessment:
a) Process based discussion with the teacher and self-reflection.
b) Discussion on the performance with the teacher.
c) Assessed by a jury once a semester on a scale of pass/fail
Instruction and study
Guided group work: a maximum of 60 hours per semester. Total of 240 hours.
Requirements
- Class attendance and familiarity with the repertoire
- 30–45-minute public performance with the ensemble each semester. Total of 4 performances.

 

g18 Global Big Band A (3 ects 1st semester in Finland + 3 ects 2nd semester in Denmark, total 6 ects credits, 160hrs)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- play as an active member of the Glomas big band
- deepen skills in general musicianship and improvisation
- develop effective collaborate skills in a transcultural context
Recommended year of completion
1st year
Instruction and study
- Group tuition for a maximum of 60 hours
Requirements
- Class attendance, participation and practical implementation of the exercises.
Assessment
a) Discussion with the instructor
b) Discussion with the instructor and a colleague to determine pass/fail

 

g19 Global Big Band B (4 ects credits, 107hrs in Finland 3rd semester)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- play as an active member of the Glomas big band
- create and lead their own music for a large ensemble involving instruments from different musical cultures
- develop leadership skills within the context of a large ensemble
- deepen skills in improvisation, composition and arrangement
- develop the skills required to both lead and collaborate effectively in a transcultural context
Recommended year of completion
2nd year
Instruction and study
- Group tuition for a maximum of 60 hours
Requirements
- Class attendance, participation and practical implementation of the exercises.
Assessment
a) Discussion with the instructor
b) Discussion with the instructor and a colleague to determine pass/fail

 

g25 Introduction to Ethnomusicology / Global Music Cultures (5 ects credits in Helsinki first semester + 2 ects in Denmark second semester, total 7 ects, 187hrs)

Learning outcomes

Students will become familiar with:
- past and present ethnomusicological research
- different research methods and their practical application
- practice based and artistic research
- gain an understanding of how to analyse data using different methods
- a wide range of research perspectives through a series guest lecturers
Assessment
Discussion with the instructor and assessment on a scale of pass/fail
Recommended year of completion
First or second year
Instruction and study
- Lectures: a maximum of 30 hours
- Individual tuition: a maximum of 20 hours
- Work in small groups: 30 hours
Requirements
- Class attendance
- Completion of the assignments

 

g7 Glomas Field Studies / Artistic Research (5 ects credits, 134rs)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- become familiar with the central methods and possible approaches to field work
- become familiar with the central methods and approaches to artistic research
- collect and analyse their own field recordings
- absorb the field work material and integrate it into their artistic practice
- formulate an artistic research proposal connected to their final project
Assessment

Discussion with the instructor and assessment on a scale of pass/fail
Recommended year of completion
First year

 

gG23 Global Music Pedagogy 1 (4 ects credits, 107hrs)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- become familiar with the characteristics of multicultural music pedagogy
- be able to act as pedagogical "interpreters" when different musical cultures converge
- become familiar with the basics of pedagogical thinking
- become comfortable when teaching both one to one and in group situations

- develop the skills and awareness necessary to tap into the communicative potential of music in multicultural contexts

- be able to create and implement a project based on multicultural music pedagogy
- actively participate in a multicultural outreach project in the community
Assessment

Pass/fail
Instruction and study

- Tuition in small groups for a maximum of 40 hours
Recommended year of completion
First year
Requirements
- Class attendance
- Assignments
- Projects in the community

 

g24 Global Music Pedagogy 2 – Creative Leadership Skills (3ects in Denmark, 2nd semester, 3ects in Finland 3rd semester, total 6 ects credits, 160hrs)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- develop the creative leadership and communication skills required to facilitate workshop processes with diverse groups of people.
- practice and refine their techniques as leaders, and be able to effectively lead a variety of processes within a global community context.
- develop creativity and new music through workshop processes, drawing on a wide range of musical influences.
- be able to effectively facilitate transcultural collaborations
- become familiar with concepts such as tacit knowledge, shared ownership and shared meaning
Assessment

- Discussion with the instructor and assessment on a scale of pass/fail
Instruction and study

- Tuition in small groups for a maximum of 40 hours
Requirements

- Class attendance, participation and practical implementation of the exercises.
- Implementation of a community project 
Recommended year of completion
2nd year

 

g12 Global Music Management / Entrepreneurship (5 ects credits, 133hrs)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- become familiar with the structures of the music industry, both in Finland and internationally
- understand the background of the budgetary structures in the music industry
- become familiar with various funding systems in Finland and internationally
- become familiar with writing grant applications both in Finland and internationally
- attain the necessary skills for successful leadership of a project
Assessment

Discussion with the instructors and assessment on a scale of pass/fail
Recommended year of completion
First or second year
Instruction and study
- Lectures: a maximum of 30 hours
- Work in small groups: 20 hours
Requirements
- Class attendance
- Assignments

 

g13 Project Seminar (5 ects credits, 134hrs)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- become familiar with the basics of project planning, implementation and reporting
- be able to critically assess their own work and that of others
- find relevant music research questions that relate to pedagogy, artistic activity, or research, including artistic research
- be able to introduce their work in progress through a series of presentations
- be able to describe the phases of the project in writing
- document the outcomes of the project in written form as well as through recordings, videos, compositions and / or a concert or event
- give a final presentation and defend their work to an opponent and audience
Assessment

Discussion with the instructor and assessment on a scale of pass/fail
Instruction and study
- Lectures, assignments and seminar sessions: 20 hours
- Individual instruction: a maximum of 28 hours
- Discussion with the supervisor and other experts
Requirements
- Class attendance and completion of the assignments
- Presentations of the stages of the project at the seminar
- Final presentation and defense of the project with an opponent and audience

 

ogm Final Project in Global Music (20 ects credits, 534hrs)

Learning outcomes

The Student:
- is able to apply their skills, knowledge, artistic understanding and problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study
- demonstrates clear leadership and collaborative skills in a transcultural context
- has a constructively critical approach towards intercultural transmission and own artistic development
- is able to communicate their conclusions and/or artistic choices and the knowledge and rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously
- have the ability to contribute to research into topics of concern in their own practice, subject area and wider educational contexts
Requirements
1 The finalization of the project
2 The presentation of the project
Assessment
1 Discussion with the instructor
2 Assessment by the supervisor and the examiner. This may include examiners from partner institutions. Final assessment by head of department: pass/fail

 

g16 Global Music Rhythmics (4 ects, 107h)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- deepen their rhythmic skills through intensive focus on rhythmic techniques and influences from diverse cultures and traditions.
- be able to put into practice a wide range of rhythmic approaches through body percussion, vocal and movement work, as well as on instruments.
- demonstrate the practical implementation of these rhythmic techniques within the context of playing with others.
- be able to integrate different rhythmic approaches into their own artistic practice
Assessment

a) Discussion with the instructor

b) Discussion with the instructor and a colleague to determine pass/fail

Recommended year of completion: 1st or 2nd year.
Instruction and study

- Tuition in small groups for a maximum of 30 hours
Requirements

- Class attendance, participation and practical implementation of the exercises. 

 

OPTIONAL STUDIES

g21 Glomas Composing and Musicianship 1 (4 ects, 107hrs)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- develop basic skills in harmony, rhythm, melody and improvisation, drawing on techniques from diverse cultures and traditions
- deepen ear training skills, drawing on techniques from diverse cultures and traditions
- become familiar with the basic theoretical basis of composing and arranging
- be able to consider the instrumental and stylistic possibilities of different musical cultures in composing and arranging
- develop their skills in composing and arranging for an ensemble with instruments from different musical cultures
Recommended year of completion
1st or 2nd year
Instruction and study
- Tuition in small groups for a maximum of 40 hours
- Individual instruction for a maximum of 20 hours
Requirements
- Class attendance, participation and practical implementation of the exercises.
Assessment
a) Discussion with the instructor
b) Discussion with the instructor and a colleague to determine pass/fail

 

g22 Glomas Composing and Musicianship 2 (6 ects, 160hrs)

Learning outcomes

Students will:
- deepen their rhythmic, melodic, harmonic and improvisational  skills, drawing on techniques from diverse cultures and traditions
- further develop ear training skills, drawing on techniques from diverse cultures and traditions
- further develop their skills in composing and arranging for an ensemble with instruments from different musical cultures
Recommended year of completion
1st or 2nd year
Instruction and study
- Tuition in small groups for a maximum of 40 hours
- Individual instruction for a maximum of 20 hours
Requirements
- Class attendance, participation and practical implementation of the exercises.
Assessment
a) Discussion with the instructor
b) Discussion with the instructor and a colleague to determine pass/fail