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Jazz&contemporary music

Jazz&contemporary music

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The SDU Dept. of Practical Music is lead by top-class faculty which is comprised of graduates of renowned graduate schools including Berkeley College of Music, University of Miami, New York University and highly experienced professionals on the Korean and international music scene. Our curriculum is designed and managed by our top class faculty.

Opportunities offered by the SDU Dept. of Jazz & Contemporary Music

  • - Earn a bachelor’s degree after completing our 4-year curriculum (2 years for 2nd year transfer students)
  • - Since all courses are 100% online, students can view the lectures whenever and wherever during the term.
  • - A huge space (330㎡) comprised of practice rooms for individuals and bands
    will be made at the basement of the school building exclusively for the use of the Dept. of Jazz & Contemporary Music.
    All students of the SDU Dept. of Jazz & Contemporary Music can utilize this space acording to the procedure.
  • - Students can have conversations with professional musicians in regular special lectures held every semester.
  • - Students can experience and perform on the stage through regular student jam sessions and annual concerts.
  • - Participate in various student clubs to improve your capacity and share your musical inspirations.

Realize your dream of becoming a musician here at the SDU Dept. of Jazz & Contemporary Music

Curriculum

Future career

1

Performing artist

  • - Perform in clubs
  • - Live sessions
  • - Recording session
  • - Bands
2

Recording

  • - Recording Engineer
  • - Audio Engineer
  • - Mixing Engineer
  • - Mastering Engineer
3

Computer music

  • - Composer
  • - Lyricist
  • - Arranger
  • - Computer musician
4

Private education

  • - Music academy manager
  • - practice instructor
  • - private lessons
5

Commercial music

  • - Production of commercial music
  • - Production of
6

Film music

  • - OST production
7

Critic

  • - Music critic
  • - Reviewer
  • - Writing articles for newspapers
  • - and magazines
Open Subject List
Year 1st semester 2nd semester
Course Title Credits
(units)
Syllabus Course Title Credits
(units)
Syllabus
1Introduction to Contemporary Music 3 View History of Jazz 3 View
History of Rock 3 View Rhythm and Styles 3 View
Ear Training1 3 View Introduction to MIDI and Recording 3 View
Harmony 1 3 View Music Notation 3 View
    Introduction of Music Theory 3 View
2Class Piano1 3 View Basic Vocalization & Vocal Techniques 3 View
Techniques of Bass Guitar 1 3 View Drum Techniques and Styles 3 View
Guitar Performance Techniques 1 3 View Class Piano2 3 View
Basic Drum Class 3 View Techniques of Bass Guitar 2 3 View
Traditional Harmony 3 View Guitar Performance Techniques 2 3 View
Instrumentation 3 View Harmony 2 3 View
Soul Train 3 View Ear Training2 3 View
Pop/Rock Lab 3 View Lyric Writing 3 View
Introduction to Electronic Music 3 View Writing of Essay 3 View
3Theory of Music Education 3 View Development of Music Education Program 3 View
Arranging1 3 View Conducting 3 View
Rhythm Study 3 View Composition Techniques 3 View
Blues Study 3 View Sceneshop & Workshop 3 View
Music Therapy 3 View Music Appreciation 3 View
Understanding Film Music 3 View Popular Music Industry and Management 3 View
Copyright and Contracts 3 View    
Study of Culture and Art Education 3 View    
History of Western Music 3 View    
Performance and Criticism 3 View    
4Music Teaching and Learning Method 3 View Guitar Styles 3 View
Contemporary Composition Techniques 3 View Arranging 2 3 View
    Jazz/Funk Lab 3 View

ADMISSIONS PEROD

First session admission

Every December ~ February

Second sesseion admission

Every June ~ August