​Bachelor Jazz

 

Joris Teepe and his colleagues are a faculty of seasoned professional musicians who have played with many of the greatest musicians in jazz. They are part of the rich musical community of New York City, the city that is the centre of the jazz world. This life experience and commitment directly effects how they teach; the 'New York comes to Groningen' program is a more pragmatic, performanceoriented way of studying jazz than what is often taught at other conservatoires. This means that when you enter the conservatoire, you will be performing from the first day. The theory that you study is applied to real playing situations, and in general classes are focussed on making you ready to play jazz on the highest professional level. Piano study, lessons in arranging and compositions all find quick applications in studio projects and student performances.

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Main instruments

Main instruments

We have no limitations in terms of instruments, basically every instrument is admissible.

Programme outline

Programme outline

You start performing publicly from day one. The emphasis is on theory, although this relates to how you can apply this during performances. You will also learn to play the piano in order to understand the theory. You participate in studio projects and you will follow courses in jazz arranging and composition. Your main instrument and the New York faculty classes are the focus throughout your entire study programme.

In addition to your private lessons, you play in ensembles (Jazz, Fusion, Latin, Big Band and Soul Band). We organise a trip to New York every year. The didactical subjects and musical entrepreneurship are offered in the second and third year during which work placements play a major role. At the end of the fourth year you will complete your studies with a final concert, displaying the musical vision that you have developed.

Teachers

Teachers

Here you can find the teachers list for 2015-2016

After graduation

After graduation

Since you are trained to be a professional musician you are equipped to start a career, performing in various ensembles and in all styles of jazz. You know how to promote yourself and your group; you compose and arrange music for all kinds of ensembles and orchestras. You start teaching others at a music school or privately. Most graduates are self-employed, pursuing ‘portfolio careers’ that combine performance with teaching.

​Year 1

  • Main subject
  • Ensembles
  • Masterclass USA-teacher
  • Stage experience
  • Solfege A
  • Jazz Theory A
  • History of Jazz music
  • Digital  music notation
  • Projects

Year 2

  • Main subject
  • Ensembles
  • Masterclass USA-teacher
  • Stage experience
  • Solfege B
  • Jazz Theory B
  • History of Non-western music
  • Musical entrepreneurship
  • Open credits
  • Projects

Year 3

  • Main subject
  • Ensembles
  • Masterclass USA-teacher
  • Stage experience
  • Classical analysis
  • History of Classical Music
  • Arranging C
  • Entrerpeneurship
  • Open Credits
  • Projects

Year 4

  • Main subject
  • Ensembles
  • Masterclass USA-teacher
  • Stage experience
  • Improvisation ensemble USA
    Jazz analysis
  • Jazz composition
  • Open credits
  • Projects

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