Music


WOODWIND AND BRASSWIND PERFORMANCE

  • Flute performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Clarinet performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Oboe performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Basoon performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Saxophone performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Horn performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Trumpet performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Trombone performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Tuba performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Euphonium performance musician, ensemble teacher

3rd level of professional qualification

Description of qualification
A graduate is able to carry out simple managerial and creative fulfillment tasks while being engaged in the process of organising and planning a concert. One is capable of performing work duties on a self-employment basis or under the guidance of cultural institutions. A graduate can work as a solo singer, orchestra musician, and as a conconsultant in shops and salons of musical instruments. It is possible to continue studying in Latvia’s and foreign higher education institutions that carry out woodwind and brasswind performance programmes.

Fields to study
Professional subjects such as Speciality, Ensemble Classes, Piano Performance Classes, Reading and Playing Scores of Orchestra, History of Woodwind and Brasswind, Ensemble Teaching, Music Arrangement, Solfeggio, Harmony, Polyphonic, Music Literature.
General education subjects – Latvian Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economy, Latvian and World history, Culturology, Communication.

STRING PERFORMANCE

  • Violin performance musician
  • Viola performance musician
  • Cello performance musician
  • Double bass performance musiscian
  • Guitar performance musician

3rd level of professional qualification

Description of qualification
A graduate is able to carry out simple managerial and creative fulfillment tasks while being engaged in the process of organising and planning a concert. One is capable of performing work duties on a self-employment basis or under the guidance of cultural institutions. One can work as a guitar performance musician, teacher or musician of ensemle, and as a conconsultant in shops and salons of musical instruments. It is possible to continue studying in Latvia’s and foreign higher education institutions that carry out string performance programmes.

Fields to study
Professional subjects such as Speciality, Ensemle Classes, Piano Performance, History of String Mucical Instruments, Elementary Theory of Music, Form of Music, Solfeggio, Harmony, Polyphonic, Music Literature.
General education subjects – Latvian Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economy, Latvian and World history, Culturology, Communication.

MUSIC THEORY AND HISTORY

  • Musician, Specialist in Muscic Theory and History

3rd level of professional qualification

Description of qualification
A graduate is able to carry out simple managerial and creative fulfillment tasks while being engaged in the process of organising and planning a concert. One is capable of performing work duties on a self-employment basis or under the guidance of cultural institutions. One can work as a music theorist, lead and organise music events, and work as a conconsultant in shops and salons of musical instruments, music publishing houses, editorial offices of newspapers and magazines. It is possible to continue studying in Latvia’s and foreign higher education institutions that carry out Music Theory and History programmes.

Fields to study
Professional subjects such as Elementary Theory of Music, Form of Music, Music Literature, Solfeggio, Harmony, Polyphonic, Piano Performance, Composition.
General education subjects – Latvian Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economy, Latvian and World history, Culturology, Communication.

MUSIC PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Music Events Organiser

3rd level of professional qualification

Description of qualification
Specialist plans, organizes, creates and leads music events; develops and carries out creative projects related to music; takes care of the quality of the artistic level of the event; plans and controls the distribution of funding granted for this purpose. A graduate works in cultural education institutions or concert groups, either as a self-employed person or an individual entrepreneur.

Fields to study
Professional subjects such as Methodology of Music Events Organising, Scenario Development Basics, Project Management, Stage Performance Basics, History of Latvian Culture, Music Production, History of Genres of Academic and Contemporary Music, Musical Instrument Performance (optional) or singing etc.
General education subjects – Latvian Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economy, Latvian and World history, Culturology, Communication.

KEYBOARD PERFORMANCE

  • Piano performance musician, concertmaster
  • Accordeon performance musician, ensemble teacher

3rd level of professional qualification

Description of qualification
A graduate is able to carry out simple managerial and creative fulfillment tasks while being engaged in the process of organising and planning a concert. One is capable of performing work duties on a self-employment basis or under the guidance of cultural institutions. One can work as a piano performer, ensemble musician, concert master depending on speciality of the programme, conconsultant in shops and salons of musical instruments. It is possible to continue studying in Latvia’s and foreign higher education institutions that carry out Piano Performance programmes.

Fields to study
Professional subjects such as Piano Performance, Ensemble Classes, Concertmaster Classes, History of Pianism, Elementary Theory of music, Musical Instrument Classes, Form of Music, Music Literature, Solfeggio, Harmony, Polyphonic.
General education subjects – Latvian Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economy, Latvian and World history, Culturology, Communication.

MUSIC - POPULAR AND JAZZ

  • Flute performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Clarinet performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Saxophone performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Trumpet performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Trombone performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Double bass performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Singer, ensemble teacher
  • Piano performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Guitar performance musician, ensemble teacher
  • Timpani and Percussion performance musician, ensemble teacher

3rd level of professional qualification

Description of qualification
A graduate is able to carry out simple managerial and creative fulfillment tasks while being engaged in the process of organising and planning a concert. One is capable of performing work duties on a self-employment basis or under the guidance of cultural institutions. One can work as a solo singer, ensemble musician or teacher depending on speciality of the programme, and a conconsultant in shops and salons of musical instruments. It is possible to continue studying in Latvia’s and foreign higher education institutions that carry out Popular and Jazz Music programmes.

Fields to study
Professional subjects such as Speciality, Ensemble Classes, Piano Performance, Timpani and Percussion Performance, Optional Musical Instrument Performance or Singing, Music Arrangement, Elementar Theory of Music, Form of Music, Solfeggio, Harmony, Music Literature, History of Popular and Jazz Music, Music Management.
General education subjects – Latvian Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economy, Latvian and World history, Culturology, Communication.

TIMPANI AND PERCUSSION PERFORMANCE

  • Timpani and Percussion Performance musician, ensemble teacher

3rd level of professional qualification

Description of qualification
A graduate is able to carry out simple managerial and creative fulfillment tasks while being engaged in the process of organising and planning a concert. One is capable of performing work duties on a self-employment basis or under the guidance of cultural institutions. One can work as a timpani and percussion musician, ensemle musician, orchestra musician, and a conconsultant in shops and salons of musical instruments. It is possible to continue studying in Latvia’s and foreign higher education institutions that carry out Timpani and Percussion Performance programmes.

Fields to study
Professional subjects such as Speciality, Ensemble Classes, Piano Performance, Orchestra, Reading and Playing Orchestra Scores, History of Woodwing and Brasswind, Teaching Ensemble, Music Arrangement, Elementar Theory of Music, Form of Music, Solfeggio, Harmony, Polyphonic, Music Literature.
General education subjects – Latvian Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economy, Latvian and World history, Culturology, Communication.

VOCAL MUSIC

  • Singer

3rd level of professional qualification

Description of qualification
The academic classes include Solo Singing, Vocal Ensemble Classes, Scenes and Stagecraft, Acting and Movement Classes, Public Speech and Speech Culture, Vocal Technique and Methodology, Choir Classes, Italian Language Classes, General Music Theory subjects.

Fields to study
Vocal Music students have numerous possibilities to participate in various internal and external competitions, attend and participate in versatile masterclasses. Students also actively participate in school’s and city’s concerts and other music events.
General education subjects – Latvian Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economy, Latvian and World history, Culturology, Communication.

CONDUCTING

  • Choirmaster, Choir Singer

3rd level of professional qualification

Description of qualification
A graduate is able to carry out simple managerial and creative fulfillment tasks while being engaged in the process of organising and planning a concert. One is capable of performing work duties on a self-employment basis or under the guidance of cultural institution. A graduate can work as a choir singer, choirmaster. Students can continue their studies in both Latvian and foreign higher education institutions which carry out Choral Conductiong programmes.

Fields to study
Professional subjects such as Conducting, Score Reading and Playing, Singing, Piano Performance, Choral Literature, Choir, Choir Lesson, Music Arrangement, Elementar Theory of Music, Form of Music, Solfeggio, Harmony, Polyphonic, Music Literature
General education subjects – Latvian Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economy, Latvian and World history, Culturology, Communication.

PERFORMANCE GROUPS

  • Women’s Choir (chief - Andris Kontauts)
  • Symphony Orchestra (chief - Reinis Lapa)
  • Woodwind and Brasswind Orchestra (chief - Valērijs Šestilovskis)
  • Handbell Ensemble (chief - Astra Ziemele)
  • Big Band (chief - Jānis Ivuškāns)
  • Junior Band (chief - Jānis Ivuškāns)