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Irish Traditional Music Performance

University of Limerick

M.A.
12 months
Duration
12884 EUR/year
5912 EUR/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The MA in Irish Traditional Music Performance at University of Limerick is a one-year, full-time postgraduate programme designed to provide advanced tuition in the performance of Irish Traditional Music. Instrumental and vocal tuition is provided by a community of world-renowned traditional performers and tutors.

Overview

Past tutors have included Frankie Gavin, Liam O'Flynn, Martin Hayes, Matt Cranitch, Michael McGoldrick amongst many others. Academic skills relating to the understanding and critical examination of repertoire, sources and styles of performance, as well as an examination of modern, vocational, non-performance skills such as music business and music technology, form an essential part of the programme content.

Objectives

This Irish Traditional Music Performance programme offered by University of Limerick  will develop music skills and other associated skills appropriate to the modern performance of traditional Irish music.

  • To provide a learning environment for advanced performance in Traditional Irish Music to the highest standard;
  • To honour the artistic integrity, history, and identity of the performance practice within an academic and performance orientated context;
  • To facilitate interactivity with other performance practices;
  • To assist each individual performer in 'finding his or her voice' through traditional music performance;
  • To facilitate the cross-fertilisation of both the academic and performance pursuits of postgraduate performing music, dance and academic programmes;
  • To equip the student with the necessary vocational skills for modern professional performance contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Irish Traditional Music Practicum 
  • Introduction to Fieldwork Methods
  • Writing and the Documentation of Practice 
  • Critical Engagement with Irish Traditional Music
  • Professional Development for the Performing Arts 
  • Independent Study 
  • Colloquium 
  • Introduction to Somatics 
  • Media Technologies for Performing Arts and Arts Research
  • Interdisciplinary Improvisation
  • Introduction to Ritual Studies
  • Irish Traditional Music Project
  • Critical Contexts for Arts Management and Cultural Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for EU students are accepted on a rolling basis

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A primary degree in a suitable discipline with first or second class honours or an approved professional qualification (Primary Degree: Level 8 NQAI). 
    • An interview will be required in all cases, as well as an audition where necessary. Candidates may be required to submit additional audio visual and/or written material.
    • Qualification transcripts and certificates
    • English language qualification if English is not your first language
    • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
    • A copy of your birth certificate or passport 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12884 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12884 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5912 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5912 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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