B.Mus – Contemporary Performance

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In Contemporary Performance

4 Year UG Program

Liberal Program with Multidisciplinary Learning across streams

160 Credits

Earn 40 credits/Year for 4 years to complete your Degree

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B.Mus-Contemporary-Performance@2x-1

Contemporary Notes: Bachelor's Program for Musical Diversity

This program focuses on honing instrument and vocal proficiency across diverse genres like Pop, Rock, Jazz, and Bollywood. Students develop specialized performance techniques and foundational knowledge in music theory, harmony, arranging, and aural training. For Indian vocalists, there’s a tailored path preparing them for the Bollywood and independent music scenes, emphasizing Classical Fusion Music and Playback Singing.

Program Highlights

Instrument/Voice Fundamentals, Posture, Dexterity, Technique, Sight Reading of Written Music Notation, Scales, Arpeggios and Chords, Phrasing, Articulation, Dynamics and Expression, Rhythmic and Harmonic Principles, Repertoire Study, Stylistic Studies, Improvisation, Developing Personal Style and Sound, Performance Technology.

Roles and Functions in an Ensemble, Music Arrangements, Rehearsal Techniques, Developing a Cohesive Band Sound, Stage Presence and Showmanship, Effective Communication, Connecting with Band Members and Audience, Performing Sound Checks, Communicating with the Sound Crew, Band Leadership, Performance Etiquette, Performance Technology.

Composition Basics, 2, 3 and 4 Part Writing, Composing Melodies and Harmonies, Arranging Music for Bands.

Principles of Traditional and Contemporary Harmony, Application Of Harmonic Principles In Performance, Aural Recognition of Melody, Rhythm and Harmony, Transcription, Sight Singing, Call and Response.

Independent Performance Showcase Planning, Repertoire Selection, Selection of Musicians and Technical Crew, Rehearsal Planning, Event Promotion, Front of House Management, Show Production

Indian and Global Music Business Ecosystems, Branding and Marketing, Role of Social Media in Connecting Artists to The Audience, Budget Preparation and Cost Control, Tax Obligations, Profit & Loss Management, Artist & Repertoire (A&R) Concepts, Publishing, Digital Distribution Practices and Associated Revenue Streams, Contracts, Legal Agreements, Permits and Licenses, Entrepreneurial Skills, Business Plans, Producing Events and Concerts.

Curate Your Own Curriculum

Go beyond Music to truly explore your multidisciplinary potential

Program Architecture

Sr No Type Description Credits
1 Foundation Singing & Performance Fundamentals 32
2 Core Major Field of Specialisation – Primary focus of study to pursue a Professional Career 48
3 Track Depth within the Major for a domain focus towards a Specialisation 16
4 General Education Breath of interdisciplinary Learning in Design Humanities, Art, Management, Law and Music 32
5 Practice Application of learning – Internship, Research, Social Immersion, Effective Execution and Personality Enhancement Program 32
Total 160
Learn From Masters

Get a chance to engage with singers & producers from the Industry

Work While Studying

Work on live projects in the Music & Movie Industry while you pursue your B.Mus Degree at Vijaybhoomi University

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