Music Education

Music Education (Teaching degree)

Elementary school, middle school, secondary school

As a music teacher, you become a creator of childhood memories and an inspirer of musical talent. You will passionately foster the natural joy of rhythm and song in young hearts. During your studies you will experience thrilling moments: from participating ensembles to impressive performances with renowned orchestras and music groups.

What is the degree program about?

Music is one of the most original and intense forms of cultural expression. Music therefore has a firm place in the educational canon and is an indispensable component of everyday joy of life. If you study music education, you will become a music teacher at an elementary, secondary or high school. This gives you the responsible task of encouraging children’s natural joy in rhythm and singing, while at the same time awakening an understanding for the numerous historical musical styles and variations.

Within the teaching degree program the following offers are available: Participation in musical ensembles: chamber choir, large choir, performances with the orchestra of the Nuremberg State Opera, the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, jazz ensemble, modern jazz ensemble, rock ensemble, big band, orchestra, chamber music groups. Musical theater production: every 2 years a large musical production is developed. Focal points within the program: seminars and exercises from the three elective areas of choral conducting, musical theater directing, audio and video technology. Use within the projects “” and “Musikalische Grundschule” as support for classroom teaching.

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