Creative arts and design (JACS W000)
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (Master of Arts)|
|Tuition fee||€6,400.00 per year|
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time
Vytautas Magnus University
Application fee is not refundable.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The prospective students are expected to have a Bachelor Degree in Music or necessary technical and management tool of artistic expression skills, adequate for the requirements of Bachelor studies graduation.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Education Documents (University Cerificate and Transcript of Records) will need to be assessed by the accredited institution during the first semester of studies.
The content of the programme adequately correspond the most recent advances in science, art and technology. Students are acquainted with the theory and practice of creative activities, improvisation, artistic project management, art marketing, and research methodology. Students are free to choose composers from various eras (including the latest) and nationalities for their final examinations and the final project. Graduate students are encouraged to pursue the most modern forms of performance, which helps them integrate into and position themselves within the context of the contemporary art scene.
It must be also noted that master classes are led by the most regarded virtuosos in their fields and numerous visiting professors. It truly improves the students’ familiarity with the latest and the most unique artistic developments.
The lecturing pedagogues are active and acknowledged artists with national and international acclaim. They are members of various associations and bring a high level of competence. The professional competence is an important factor in fulfilling the purpose of the programme. Some of the lecturers belong to international organizations which are related to their professional or organizational activities.
Specializations: Accordion, Jazz-Singing, Piano, Piano – Accompaniment, Scenic Genres Singing, String Instruments (Violin, Guitar), Chamber – String Instrument (Violin, Guitar), Chamber – Winds Instrument (Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet), Wind Instrument (Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet).
Graduates will be able to work in the following professional fields of work:
• Play / sing in ensembles, musical collectives.
• Perform roles, play in an orchestra or sing in a choir at various theatres.
• Establish their own ensembles, musical collectives.
• Pursue personal pedagogical practice of preparing.
• Pursue personal pedagogical practice of teaching adults who want to learn an instrument or improve their vocal skills.
• Pursue a solo career.
• Take part in musical projects.
• Continue studying at the doctoral level.
• Write educational or professional papers for websites and musical journals.