On Friday, the last of the auditions for the new Nordic Master of Global Music program were completed. The following audition dates were offered for applicants who passed the first phase of the GLOMAS admissions process:
- Malmö Academy of Music, (
): Friday, May 7. Sweden
- Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus (
): Tuesday, May 11. Denmark
- Sibelius Academy,
Helsinki( ): Friday, May 21. Finland
It was encouraging to see several outstanding students apply to the GLOMAS program, with an especially large number at the
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More details regarding this new program are described in the following open-access publication:
Hebert, D. G. (2010). Educating professional musicians for a multicultural society: Emerging issues and new developments. In proceedings of Orally Transmitted Music and Intercultural Education, symposium offered by EU Culture Initiative Music, Orality, Roots, Europe (MORE) at Cité de la Musique, Paris, France (December 3-4, 2009) [http://www.music-orality-roots.eu/sites/default/files/MORE-Symposium1-HebertD-EducatingProfessional.pdf].
Below is more information regarding this program, as explained on the Master of Global Music (GLOMAS) program website:
The Master of Global Music (GLOMAS) is a joint study programme offered in collaboration between higher education music academies in three nations: Royal
Graduates from this Master degree programme will demonstrate:
(1) a high level of comprehensive musicianship that transcends cultural boundaries,
(2) knowledge of both traditional and contemporary hybrid music genres, in and outside of
(3) an ability to effectively lead music ensembles, communicate and teach music across a diversity of formal and informal settings, and
(4) an ability to successfully develop, document and manage intercultural music projects.
The GLOMAS programme seeks to play a transformative role at the level of both individual students and Nordic society, by broadening musicianship and enhancing both intercultural understanding and lifelong music learning, inside and outside of schools. This new postgraduate program seeks to foster innovative forms of intercultural musicianship, and is inspired partly as a response to music globalization, as well as the rapidly changing student demographics in urban schools within the Nordic region.
Click here for further information: http://glomas.net