Test material for the Department of Instrumental and Educational Studies in Białystok

BA Studies

Major: INSTRUMENTAL STUDIES

Spe­cial­ty: Instru­men­tal Ped­a­gogy (intra­mur­al stud­ies)

- Piano

- Organ

- Harp­si­chord

The can­di­date shall play the pro­gramme on the harp­si­chord (can­di­dates not hav­ing a sec­ondary music school diplo­ma for harp­si­chord may play their exam­i­na­tion pro­gramme on the piano).

- Vio­lin

- Vio­la

- Cel­lo

- Dou­ble bass

- Wind instru­ments

Score read­ing a vista exam­i­na­tion require­ments: major and minor scales, inter­vals (thirds), arpeg­gios and sev­enth dom­i­nants.

- Gui­tar

- Accor­dion

- Per­cus­sion (the pur­pose of the exam­i­na­tion is to test the candidate’s mas­tery of all per­cus­sion instru­ments)

1. Ren­der­ing of the pre­pared pro­gramme:

2. prepa­ra­tion, in fixed time, of a solo piece for vibra­phone based on chord (four stick) tech­nique

3. read­ing a vista: xylo­phone, snare drum. Tun­ing ket­tle drums

The dif­fi­cul­ty lev­el of the pre­sent­ed pro­gramme is defined by the final demands laid out in the syl­labus­es for sec­ondary music schools.

- Aur­al train­ing – oral exam­i­na­tion

 

Major: MUSIC ARTISTIC EDUCATION

Spe­cial­ty: Con­duct­ing Music Ensem­bles (intra­mur­al stud­ies)

- Aur­al train­ing – oral exam­i­na­tion

- Test of con­duct­ing and vocal pre­dis­po­si­tion

- Select­ed instru­ment. Pre­pared pro­gramme pre­sen­ta­tion:

 

Spe­cial­ty: Music at School

- Aur­al train­ing – oral exam­i­na­tion

- Test of con­duct­ing and vocal pre­dis­po­si­tion

- Select­ed instru­ment

 

Spe­cial­ty: Church Music

- Aur­al train­ing — oral

- Organ — Pre­pared pro­gramme pre­sen­ta­tion

- Piano — Pre­pared pro­gramme pre­sen­ta­tion

- Test of con­duct­ing and vocal pre­dis­po­si­tion

 

Major: VOCAL STUDIES

Spe­cial­ty: Solo Singing

- Singing

- Act­ing and move­ment pre­dis­po­si­tion test

- Aur­al train­ing — oral

 

MA Studies

Major: INSTRUMENTAL STUDIES

Spe­cial­ty: Instru­men­tal Ped­a­gogy

Instru­ment

Major: MUSIC ARTISTIC EDUCATION

Spe­cial­ty: Con­duct­ing Music Ensem­bles

1. Con­duct­ing
Con­duct­ing a choir pro­gramme con­sist­ing of three pieces (up to 15 min­utes):

Test of gen­er­al music knowl­edge and the knowl­edge about the com­pos­er, per­for­mance style, form and music genre of the pre­sent­ed pieces.

2. Voice Pro­duc­tion
Per­form­ing two pieces:

3. Piano
Per­form­ing three pieces:

 

Spe­cial­ty: Church Music

1. Organ

Per­form­ing three pieces:

2. Con­duct­ing
Con­duct­ing a choir pro­gramme a cap­pel­la: a sacred piece with var­ied style; the pro­gramme should con­sist of two pieces (up to 10 min­utes):

Test of gen­er­al music knowl­edge and the knowl­edge about the com­pos­er, per­for­mance style, form and music genre of the pre­sent­ed pieces.

3. Voice pro­duc­tion
Per­ma­nent and change­able parts of a Mass, psalms or church songs with organ accom­pa­ni­ment.

 

Spe­cial­ty: Artis­tic Edu­ca­tion at School

1. Con­duct­ing
Con­duct­ing a choir pro­gramme a cap­pel­la: a piece for a choir with homo­ge­neous voic­es or a mixed choir with var­ied style; the pro­gramme should con­sist of two pieces (up to 10 min­utes):

Test of gen­er­al music knowl­edge and the knowl­edge about the com­pos­er, per­for­mance style, form and music genre of the pre­sent­ed pieces.

2. Voice Pro­duc­tion
Per­form­ing two pieces:

3. Piano
Per­form­ing three pieces:

 

Major: VOCAL STUDIES

Spe­cial­ty: Vocal Ped­a­gogy — Solo Singing

- Singing – the can­di­date is required to present an about 20-minute pro­gramme which should include 2 ele­ments from the list below:

The remain­ing part of the pro­gramme con­sists of the items select­ed by the can­di­date. The can­di­date choos­es one piece from the pre­sent­ed pro­gramme, the rest (one or two items) is cho­sen by the exam­i­na­tion com­mit­tee.

- Aur­al train­ing
A three-part exam con­nect­ed with per­form­ing three tasks:

- Inter­view
A can­di­date pre­pares a 10-minute speech on one of the sub­jects list­ed below:

After lis­ten­ing to the pre­sen­ta­tion the com­mit­tee asks a ques­tion on a dif­fer­ent sub­ject select­ed from the cat­a­logue above.


last modified: 21/03/2014