- Weekly private lesson
- Intensive artistic work with accompanists
- Regular stage experience from termly and student concerts
- One-to-one weekly lessons. For example piano, guitar or vocals as a supplement to the main subject.
- Basic concepts of general music teaching, e.g. intervals, harmonic series, structure of scales, circle of fifths and tone system, history of notation
- Harmony (triads, cadences, etc.), tonality and atonality, Solfège
- Writing tunes in different scales e.g. pentatonic, modes, major, minor
- Harmonizing famous melodies
- Compose your own polyphonic songs
- Advanced: compose in the style of other composers
- Singing, listening and understanding intervals, chords, melodies and rhythms
- Explore one’s own hearing process
- Developing different listening methods
- Phenomena of musical time
- Rhythm, beat, metre, breathing and pulse, time and silence
- Practical exercises
Music history and theory of musical forms
- Music history as a mirror of spiritual development in the Western culture
- Musical style and biographies of the composers associated with your social environment
- Analysis of the development of the theory of musical forms through various periods
- Preparation and rehearsals and concert visits to the NDR Symphony orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic etc.
- A qualitative method for accessing the various musical elements, such as intervals, tonalities and the individual tone
- From experience, and observation and its effects on exploring your own soul
„… Investigate what is, and not what pleases.” – Goethe
- Choir and orchestra projects.
- Composer portrait concerts.
- Choral voice training.
- Directing and guiding a group – Fundamentals of Choral Conducting, e.g. giving cues, beating different time signatures, showing on and up beats
- rehearsal methodology for rehearsing canons and easier polyphonic passages
- Goal at the end of the year of study to become a good interpreter and conductor of choir music
- Dealing with the unforeseen.
- Discovery of your own creativity, play with substance and form elements.
- Vocal and instrumental improvisation on different scales.
Body Percussion, Tap Dance, African drums
- Experience moving to rhythm and learning more about your body
- Make music flow and transparent
- Movement and expression to come from within the music’s inner life
- Making the inaudible music visible
- Passive and active conflicts with the basic themes of Anthroposophy
- Awareness and perception training, self-development, meditation
- Learn to move on the stage, stage presence
- Express mental images
- Combining with the first study: developing interpretation with the help of mental images
- Awaken new listening experiences in the audience.
- Becoming an “Ear Opener” for music.
- Training different communication situations: e. g. concert introduction, children’s music summer camp, advanced training course for laypeople.
- Seminars for getting to know other music cultures and tonalities, e. g. Indian singing, Georgian folk music, South American folklore, Gamelan music from Bali.
- World music as a source of inspiration for composers of the 20th and 21st century.