BA in Jazz Vocal & Instrumental Performances

Title of qualification: Jazz Music Performing Artist

Duration of education: 6 Semesters

ECTS value: 180 credits

Structure of the program:


The goals of the program are to train professional performers who may contribute to and spread local and international musical culture. Relying on their practical and theoretical training, using their sophisticated musical finesse, technique and shaping skills graduates can meet artistic challenges in orchestras and choirs as well as chamber ensembles. Graduates are capable of playing an active role in musical institutions. Graduates possess articulate musical skills, appropriate vocal, instrumental and theoretical knowledge to pursue further studies at an MA program.

Domains of study:

Core Subjects:

Theory of Classical Music and Solfege, Foundation Course in Acoustics, Jazz History, Jazz Theory, History of Classical Music, Folk Music, The Kodály-Method in Music Education, Small Band and Improvisation Practice, Contemporary Music Practice, Big-and Small Band Orchestration, Section Rehearsal and Improvisation Practice

One-to-one performance-development of the chosen instrument/jazz singing.

Specialized focus areas:

jazz bass guitar; jazz drums; jazz guitar; jazz piano; jazz saxophone; jazz singing; jazz trombone; jazz trumpet

Reasons to get this degree at KJU:

In our Székesfehérvár campus there are ample possibilities to record and practice: we provide our students with rehearsal rooms, practice spaces, and recording studios. In addition, there are numerous local and international concert opportunities where students can present their talents they have mastered and build a foundation for their future musical career.

The KJU’s infrastructure is outstanding, with classrooms and studios suitable for individual practice open 24 hours a day, in addition to classroom activities for individual, smaller or larger band practice.

The department organizes opportunities for solo, and band performances so that prospective artists can acquire a proper stage routine. Our students can specialize in pop, rock, ethno and pop culture management as well as get to know the world of musicals.

It is an exclusive major because:

Our Faculty:

Recognized artists and teachers of international and domestic jazz music life.

Mr. Balo Istvan – Jazz Drums Performer (CV)

Mr. Miklos Birta – Jazz Guitar (CV)

Ms. Erzsebet Farkas – Soloist Singing (CV)

Mr. Janos Hamori – Jazz Trumpet (CV)

Mr. Janos Nagy – Jazz Pianist (CV)

Mr. Gergely Kolta – Jazz Bass Guitar (CV & SoundCloud)

Mr. Ferenc Muck – Jazz Saxophone (CV)

Mr. Peter Szendofi – Jazz Drums (CV)

Ms. Janka Voros – Jazz Vocal (CV)


Our Successful Alumni:





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