IVRIT

MUSIC EDUCATION: REQUIRED COURSES FOR DIPLOMA

In conjunction with the Levinsky College of Education -Tel Aviv

 

Entry requirements:

Rimon entry exams, full matriculation exam and an interview at the Levinsky College of Education which includes an audition on the student's main instrument and theory exam.

 

Graduation requirements:

A minimum grade of B in the courses taken at Rimon and a full completion of the programs in both schools.

 

Graduation entitles the student with a Bachelor Degree in Education (B.Ed), a Teaching Certificate and a Rimon Graduation Diploma.

Students who take the program will study most of their music courses at Rimon and will take education and music education courses at Levinsky College (Detailed list of the education courses may be obtained at the Levinsky College http://www.levinsky.ac.il/?cmd=about_e )

Students may choose to specialize in:

*General Music education

*Music Education for Special Needs

*Choral Conducting

*Dalcroze Eurhythmics

Students who graduate the program may continue their studies towards a Master Degree in Music Therapy.

 

Credit

3rd & 4th year Mandatory Courses

Credit

2nd year Mandatory Courses

Credit

1st year Mandatory Courses

 

 


 

 

4

 

Harmony in the
Idiom of Jazz
and Popular
Music I

 

 

 

4

 

 

Traditional
Harmony II

 

 

 

4

 

Traditional
Harmony I

 

 

Harmony

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

2

 

Counterpoint I

 

Counterpoint II

 

Melody

 

4

 

2

 

 

Orchestration

 

Vocal Arranging

 


 

2

 

 

Arranging for
the Rhythm
Section

 

 

 

 

 

Arranging and 
Orchestration 

 

 

 

4

 

Composition in Classical Forms

or

Composing to Hebrew Poetry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

4

 

#Ensemble**

or

Improvisation**

or

Practical
courses related
to the student's
main
instrument
**

 

 

 

2


 

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Private
Instruction

 

Proficiency
Lab
I

 

Proficiency
Lab II

 

 

 

 

2

 

1

  

1

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

Private
Instruction  
      

 

Proficiency Lab I

 

Proficiency Lab II

 

Ensemble**

or

Improvisation**

or

Practical courses related to the student's main instrument**

 

 

 

Performance

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

Introduction to
Ethnic Music

or

Analysis of the
Israeli Songbook

or
Music and Film

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

2

 

 

History of western Music

 

History of Jazz

 

 

 

 

 

Listening and Analysis

 

4

 

Electives

 

 

2

 

 

 

Secondary Keyboard ***

 

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

1

 

Secondary
Keyboard
***

 

Fundamentals of Sound

 

Electives

 

Additional Courses

 

32

 

 

20

 

 

36

 

Total amount

of  credits-88

 

*May be taken at the Levinsky College and be replaced with electives upon consulting with the Academic Director.

** According to the student's ensemble rating

*** Piano majors are required to take practical courses in piano, instead.

 

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