Innovative Choir Directing

The RAMA Vocal Center at The Royal Academy of Music in Denmark is one of the Academy's strongest assets. It is recognized internationally as a leading European center within innovative jazz/pop choir directing.

This page gives you a complete overview of the options available for education within innovative jazz/pop choir directing at RAMA Vocal Center, The Royal Academy of Music in Denmark.

Contact
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the head of RAMA Vocal Center, professor Jim Daus Hjernøe.


Bachelor programme – jazz/pop choir directing as the main subject

You can choose jazz/pop choir directing as the main subject on the programme:

At the BMus level, jazz/pop choir directing is a mandatory supplementary subject on the programme:

General full-time Master programme – jazz/pop choir directing as a supplementary subject

At the Master (MMus) level, you can choose jazz/pop choir directing as a supplementary main subject on the programme:

Standalone full-time Master programme – innovative jazz/pop choir directing as the main subject

You can specialize in innovative jazz/pop choir directing at the very highest international level on the standalone full-time Master (MMus) programme:

Soloist

The soloist programme is for students who have completed an MMus programme or have similar qualifications with an exceptional aptitude for innovative jazz/pop choir directing.

You can see the soloist programme curriculum in the general overview of all jazz/pop curricula here.


Further Education – Professional Master (part-time study)

Part-time study: The programme is a part-time study programme consisting of four semesters and corresponds to one study year of 60 ECTS. The programme will take place at RAMA Vocal Center Campus Aalborg and via online learning.

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Training – Inspiration courses

The inspiration courses are for choir directors with at least two years of work experience. You can participate on campus Aalborg or online.

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Visitors

Sit in as a visiting singer on Campus Aalborg courses in innovative jazz/pop choir directing and learn by doing.

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Dates – when to show up in Aalborg

Part-time students and course participants will join three intense boot camps per semester from Thursday 12h to Saturday at 17h.

Full-time students are joining three intense boot camps per semester from Monday 12h to Saturday afternoon, plus two exclusive boot camps from Monday 12h to Thursday afternoon on the 2nd and 4th semesters.

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RAMA Vocal Center Symposium at Aarhus Vocal Festival 2022

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RAMA Vocal Center Summer Camp 2023

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(Innovative Choir Leading students presenting Vocal Painting at RAMA Festival in Aarhus 2019)