Department of Music

Instrumental 
Performance B.Mus.

2019 - 2020

Curriculum

Study Structure

Piano

1st yr Fall 
Instrument I
EIH0110T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Sight Reading I
BLA1102T / ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory I
TNF103T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music in Context
TSE0105T/ 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills I
TNH1102T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Introduction Week
NNV0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Workshop Trip
TSF0102T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Performer / Teacher
FLK0002T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Musician´s Health
LLH0101T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
1st yr Spring 
Instrument II
EIH0201T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T/ 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Sight Reading II
BLA1202T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Analysis-
The Classical Sonata

GREK002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory II
TNF203T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music History
ALT003T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills II
TNH2031202T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Musician´s Health
LLH0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of
Rythmic Music

SRT0104T / 4 ECTS E
Contemporary
Icelandic Music

SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
2nd yr Fall
Instrument III
EIH0310T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T/ 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Analysis-
Tristan and the Faun

GRER000T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory III
TNF303T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills III
TNH1302T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Specialised Pedagogy I
SÉK0103T / 3 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Music, culture and
community

TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music
Analysis I

GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
2nd yr Spring
Instrument IV
EIH0410T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Aural Skills IV
 TNH1402T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Specialised Pedagogy II
 SÉK0203T / 3 ECTS
A
MC
Dialouge
SAT002S / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Contemporary Icelandic
Music

SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd yr Fall
Instrument V
EIH0510T / 10 ECTS
A
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Practical Keyboard Playing
HLP0002T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Final Thesis
LOK0006 / 6 ECTS
TH
MC
Professional Development I
STU201T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music II
GAT0202T / 2 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music
Analysis I

GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd yr Spring
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Final Project
LOKF018T / 18 ECTS
M
MC
Professional Development II
STU201T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Contemporary Icelandic
Music

TÍS004T / 4 ECTS
E
Workshop trip II
TSF0202T / 2 ECTS
E
Medieval Music II
Voces Thules

EVT0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strings 

1st yr Fall 
Instrument I
EIH0110T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Orchestral Excerpts I
HSL0102T / ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory I
TNF103T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music in Context
TSE0105T/ 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills I
TNH1102T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Introduction Week
NNV0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Workshop Trip
TSF0102T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Performer / Teacher
FLK0002T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Musician´s Health
LLH0101T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
1st yr Spring 
Instrument II
EIH0201T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T/ 2 ECTS
M
MC
Band/Orchestra
HLJ0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Analysis-
The Classical Sonata

GREK002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Orchestral Excerpts II
HSL0202T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory II
TNF203T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music History
ALT003T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills II
TNH2031202T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Musician´s Health
LLH0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of
Rythmic Music

SRT0104T / 4 ECTS E
Contemporary Icelandic Music
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
2nd yr Fall 
Instrument III
EIH0310T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T/ 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Analysis-
Tristan and the Faun

GRER000T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory III
TNF303T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills III
TNH1302T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Specialised Pedagogy I
SÉK0103T / 3 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Music, culture and community
TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music Analysis I
GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
2nd yr Spring
Instrument IV
EIH0410T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Band/Orchestra
HLJ0002T / 2 ECTS
T
MC
Aural Skills IV
 TNH1402T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Specialised Pedagogy II
 SÉK0203T / 3 ECTS
A
MC
Dialouge
SAT002S / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Contemporary Icelandic Music
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd yr Fall
Instrument V
EIH0510T / 10 ECTS
A
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Final Thesis
LOK0006 / 6 ECTS
TH
MC
Professional Development I
STU101T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Music, culture and community
TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music Analysis I
GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd yr Spring
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Final Project
LOKF018T / 18 ECTS
M
MC
Band/Orchestra
HLJ0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Professional Development II
STU201T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Contemporary Icelandic Music
TÍS004T / 4 ECTS
E
Workshop trip II
TSF0202T / 2 ECTS
E
Medieval Music II
Voces Thules

EVT0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guitar 

1st yr Fall 
Instrument I
EIH0110T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Sight Reading I
BLAG102T / ECTS
MC
Music Theory I
TNF103T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music in Context
TSE0105T/ 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills I
TNH1102T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Introduction Week
NNV0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Workshop Trip
TSF0102T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Performer / Teacher
FLK0002T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Musician´s Health
LLH0101T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
1st yr Spring
Instrument II
EIH0201T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T/ 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Sight Reading II
BLA1202T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Analysis-
The Classical Sonata

GREK002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Sinfoniett and choir
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory II
TNF203T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music History
ALT003T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills II
TNH2031202T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Musician´s Health
LLH0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of
Rythmic Music

SRT0104T / 4 ECTS E
Contemporary Icelandic Music
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
2nd yr Fall
Instrument III
EIH0310T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T/ 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Analysis-
Tristan and the Faun

GRER000T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory III
TNF303T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills III
TNH1302T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Specialised Pedagogy I
SÉK0103T / 3 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Music, culture and community
TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music Analysis I
GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
2nd yr Spring
Instrument IV
EIH0410T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Band/Orchestra
HLJ0002T / 2 ECTS
T
MC
Aural Skills IV
 TNH1402T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Specialised Pedagogy II
 SÉK0203T / 3 ECTS
A
MC
Dialouge
SAT002S / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Contemporary Icelandic Music
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd yr Fall
Instrument V
EIH0510T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Secondary Instrument/
Singing

AUK0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Final Thesis
LOK0006 / 6 ECTS
TH
MC
Professional Development II
STU201T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Music, culture and community
TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music Analysis I
GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd yr Spring
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Final Project
LOKF018T / 18 ECTS
M
MC
Professional Development II
STU201T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Contemporary Icelandic Music
TÍS004T / 4 ECTS
E
Workshop trip II
TSF0202T / 2 ECTS
E
Medieval Music II
Voces Thules

EVT0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wind instruments

1st yr Fall 
Instrument / Singing I
EIH0110T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Sight Reading
BLAB102T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory I
TNF103T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music in Context
TSE0105T/ 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills I
TNH1102T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Introduction Week
NNV0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Workshop Trip
TSF0102T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Performer / Teacher
FLK0002T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
Musician´s Health
LLH0101T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
1st yr Spring 
Instrument II
EIH0201T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T/ 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Band/Orchestra
HLJ0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Sight Reading II
BLA1202T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Analysis-
The Classical Sonata

GREK002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory II
TNF203T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music History
ALT003T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills II
TNH2031202T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Musician´s Health
LLH0001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of
Rythmic Music

SRT0104T / 4 ECTS E
Contemporary Icelandic Music
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
2nd yr Fall
Instrument III
EIH0310T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T/ 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Analysis-
Tristan and the Faun

GRER000T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory III
TNF303T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills III
TNH1302T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Specialised Pedagogy I
SÉK0103T / 3 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Music, culture and community
TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music Analysis I
GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
2nd yr Spring
Instrument IV
EIH0410T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Band/Orchestra
HLJ0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Aural Skills IV
 TNH1402T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Specialised Pedagogy II
 SÉK0203T / 3 ECTS
A
MC
Dialouge
SAT002S / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Contemporary Icelandic Music
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd yr Fall
Instrument V
EIH0510T / 10 ECTS
M
MC
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Final Thesis
LOK0006 / 6 ECTS
TH
MC
Professional Development I
STU201T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Music, culture and community
TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music Analysis I
GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd yr Spring
Chamber Music
KAM0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Final Project
LOKF018T / 18 ECTS
M
MC
Band/Orchestra
HLJ0002T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Professional Development II
STU201T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Contemporary Icelandic Music
TÍS004T / 4 ECTS
E
Workshop trip II
TSF0202T / 2 ECTS
E
Medieval Music II
Voces Thules

EVT0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning outcomes

INSTRUMENTAL/VOCAL PERFORMANCE

 

Knowledge

By the end of the programme, students are familiar with the field of instrumental/vocal performance. This entails that students should: 

  • Be familiar with the theories and concepts used in the field, such as music theory, music literature, music history, and musical styles.
  • Understand the methods used as a foundation for instrumental and vocal performance.
  • Have the insight and understanding needed to approach performance as an independent individual.
  • Be familiar with the work environment in the field. 
  • Be familiar with the fundamentals of search engines and information technology.
  • Be familiar with the equipment and computer software used in the field.
  • Have a fundamental knowledge of the musician’s legal environment, including performers’ rights and copyright issues. 

 

Skills 

By the end of the programme, students can apply methods and processes in the field of performance. This entails that students should: 

  • Have gained proficiency in musical performance and be able to coordinate technique and interpretation.
  • Be able to take a critical position on their own work and that of others.
  • Be able to apply critical methods to artistic creation.
  • Be able to take decisions and support them on a professional basis.
  • Have the technique and skills to work independently.
  • Have adopted broad-mindedness and originality in thought, creation, and interpretation.
  • Recognise when information is needed and have the skills to gather it, assess its reliability, and use it appropriately.
  • Have adopted searching and diverse work habits.
  • Be able to use equipment and technology.

 

Competencies

By the end of the programme, students should be able to use their knowledge and proficiency in work and/or further study. This entails that students should: 

  • Be able to work independently, set goals, and prepare and follow a timetable/project timeline.
  • Have gained the insight needed for independent creation.
  • Be able to perform/interpret music for others’ enjoyment.
  • Be able to participate actively in collaborative work and direct group projects.
  • Be able to interpret and present their ideas and research findings.
  • Have acquired the competency needed for further study in the field of music.

 

M Main Subject
TH Theory
A Applied Professional Knowledge
T Technical Practices
S Studio Practices
ME Mandatory-Elective Course
MC Mandatory Course
E Elective Course

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