IVRIT

COMPOSITION AND ARRANGING: REQUIRED COURSES FOR DIPLOMA

Entry requirements

 

Rimon Entry Exam

 

Graduation requirements

 

1. A minimum grade of A- in the concentrated courses of the program (marked with # )

 

2. A minimum grade average of B in the other required courses of the program

 

3. Graduation Project*: Minimum Grade of B

 

4. Portfolio of scores and/or recordings: Minimum grade of B

Each graduate must submit a selection of scores and recordings that he/she wrote, composed or performed during his/her studies at Rimon. (Details outling the requirements for the portfolio may be obtained at the Office of Academic Affairs).

 

5. Each graduate must aquire a minimum of 15 credits of approved extra curricular work. (A list of approved projects can be obtained from the Office of Academic Affairs).

 

6. Each graduate must participate at least once, during his/her studies at Rimon, in the Composition Competition and in the Competition for Arrangers.

 

*Eligeability for the Graduation Project is depanded on:

1. Aquiering ,at least,98 credits from the reguired course of the program.
2. A minimum grade of A- in the concentrated courses of the program (marked with # )

Credit

3rd year Mandatory Courses

Credit

2nd year Mandatory Courses

Credit

1st year Mandatory Courses

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

4

 

Traditional Harmony II #

 

#Harmony in the Idiom of Jazz and Popular Music I 

 

 

4

 

Traditional Harmony I

 

 

Harmony

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

2

 

Counterpoint I

 

#Counterpoint II

 

Melody          

 

 

 

 

  

 

6

 

# Approved arranging courses, select one from the following courses listed below*

 

 

4

 

4

 

#Arranging for Large Ensemble

 

#Orchestration

 

 

2

 

Arranging for the Rhythm Section

 
Arranging                and                  Orchestration 

 

4

 

 

  

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

  

 

2

 

#Jazz composition

 

#20th Century Composition Styles

 

#An Approved composition course, select one from the following courses listed below**

 

#Directed Study in Composition

 

 

4

 

 

2

 

#Composition in Classical Forms  

 

#Composition Workshop

 

 

 

2

     

Introduction to Composition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Composition

 

6

 

#Ear Training III

 

6

 

 Ear Training II

 

 

6

                       

Ear Training I

       

 Ear Training            

 

 

 

 

2

 

#Rhythmic Ear Training  II     

 

 

2

 

Rhythmic Ear Training I 

 

Rhythm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

  

 

2

 

 

 

1

 

MIDI Recording in the Home Studio

 

Audio Recording in the Home Studio

 

Music Notation through the Computer

 

 

Music and Technology

 

4

 

Electives

 

 

 

4

 

#Classical Composition Analysis

 

 

 

 

4

 

2

 

2

 

History of Western Music

 

History of Jazz

 

Electives 

 

Listening and Analysis

 

4

 

Conducting

 

 

 

 

2

 

#Secondary Keyboard

(2nd year)***

 

 

1

 

 

 

2

 

Fundamentals of Sound

 

Secondary Keyboard (1st year)*** 

 

Additional Courses

 

34

 

 

36

 

 

36

Total amount

of  credits-106


*Approved arranging courses:

1.Line Writing

2.Advanced Symphonic Orchestration

3.Vocal Arranging

 

**Approved composition courses:

1. Composing for Theater

2. Programmatic Music

3. Film Scoring

 

*** Students with an ensemble rating of 2222 and up on piano are not required to take Secondary Keyboard and must take electives instead.

 

 

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