Official Master’s Degree in Performance of Flamenco
|Duration||1 year. It can be taken in 3 years, with a minimum of 20 ECTS/year|
|Calendar||1st term: 18 September - 12 January
2nd term: 29 January - 24 May
|Fees credit||68,95 €|
This master’s degree is an ESMUC’s pioneering venture that has been approved by the Ministry of Education. It is a professional master’s degree. Its aim is to perfect the interpretive practice in a wide range of instrumental specialties:
As a prerequisite for access, candidates must have a higher degree (240 ECTS).
a) Official higher degree in musical arts education in Spain.
b) Degree issued for a higher education institution of the European Higher Education Area that guarantees to the country that has issued the degree of access to master’s degree courses.
c) Degree according to systems outside the European Higher Education Area without the need for homologation (consult particular cases) as long as the degree acquired guarantees the country that has issued the degree of access to postgraduate studies.
d) Also to musicians without a Higher Degree in Music but with an equivalent degree and with the appropriate level to complete the Master in Flamenco.
1. Assessment of the candidate by a court, by means of audio / video recording (1), of a duration of 15 to 20 minutes, with 4 works of the itinerary to which it chooses. They can be performed alone or with accompaniment. Recording of image and sound of the candidate made with fixed camera, without editions, in which the face of the candidate is seen clearly, in an interpretation of the last 6 months. Therefore, it is important to state the date of recording.
(This section is valued at 60%).
For the final assessment, the following criteria will be taken into account:
2. Interview with the candidate and general evaluation of the curriculum taking into account the different elements that allow to guarantee a use of the candidate in one of the different lines of specialization
• Membership of the Faculty of Music Teachers. 1 point.
• Seniority in a higher center. 1 point
• Artistic level in concert activity. 4 points
• Awards. 3 points.
• Other higher degrees in music. 1 point
(This section is valued at 30%).
|Type of subject||ECTS|
|Final master's thesis||12|
|Common compulsory subjects|
|Advanced interpretation||Instrumental interpretation I||10||10 individual + 2 groups||1|
|Instrumental interpretation II||10||10 individual + 2 groups||2|
|Professional internships||External artistic practices||4||15 h||2|
|Final master's thesis / concert|
Final master's thesis work / recording
|20 h col.|
|1 i 2
|Recording and production of the project||6||3|
|Compulsory specialty subjects|
|Interpretive practice as a whole||Flamenco combo||3||22,5||1|
|Accompaniment to the Cante / Baile||3||22,5||2|
|Complementary theoretical training||Flamenco composition techniques||6||45||2|
|Optional subjects (common to all specialties)|
|Complementary vocational training||Flamenco compass:|
Palms and rhythmic resources
|History of flamenco guitar (Online Mode)||3||30||2|
|Transcription for flamenco guitar||3||30||2|
Competences for obtaining the degree
|CE-1||Have the ability to relate practical and theoretical studies to strengthen their own artistic development.|
|CE-2||Possess criteria of interpretation based on a critical and analytical vision of the repertoire to interpret in the different itineraries of specialization of the alumnado.|
|CE-3||Possess specific interpretive criteria based on the theoretical knowledge acquired in their specialization itinerary.|
|CE-4||To know specialized repertoires and to be able to develop an individual and / or collective work of the own instrumental specialty.|
|CE-5||Express himself musically with his instrument in a way based on knowledge and mastery of instrumental and body technique, as well as stylistic variants, in his area of specialization.|
|CE-6||Possess reading and improvisation skills to improve different interpretive aspects.|
|CE-7||Be able to apply knowledge about the common elements and patterns of music organization to express their own artistic concepts.|
|CE-8||Be able to develop, present and demonstrate in public programming interpretations that are consistent and appropriate to their area or specialty.|
|CE-9||Be able to use and apply music technology in the field of Performing and Research|
|CE-10||To have the own resources of the orchestral work and other ensembles adequately dominating the reading at first sight, being flexible to the indications of the musical direction and being integrated in the group.|
|CG-1||Possess the skills, knowledge and musical artistic understanding to make innovative proposals in interpretive projects.|
|CG-2||Apply their skills, knowledge and artistic understanding as well as the ability to solve problems, in new or little known situations and in multidisciplinary contexts related to their field of study.|
|CG-3||Demonstrate the ability to integrate knowledge in practical and / or creative fields, possess the capacity for self-assessment and assume responsibility for their future artistic commitments.|
|CG-4||To know pedagogical and communication resources for the teaching of the instrument in the higher degree from an interpretative perspective.|
|CG-5||Possess tools for learning, self-motivation and practical and creative skills in order to be constant in the study and work independently or autonomously.|
|CG-6||Linking one's own musical activity to other disciplines of scientific and humanistic thinking, to the arts in general and to other musical disciplines in particular, enriching the exercise of their profession with a multidisciplinary dimension.|
|CG-7||Acquire resources for memorization.|
|CG-8||Demonstrate the ability to work and interact musically in different types of interpretive music projects, from the duo to large ensembles, playing a solo role, promoting active listening and respectful dialogue, enriching the exercise of their profession with a multidisciplinary dimension.|
To access the selection process for any of the master’s degrees offered by Esmuc, whether official or own, pre-registration is required.
New pre-registration period Pre-registration is open from February 1 to June 11, 2021