Music and Movement (Rhythmics)
Rhythmics is a widely used method of musical teaching. It treats music and movement as a single entity. After decades of development, it has acquired an established position in general and special teaching. The use of improvisation and design promotes and links various areas such as sensory perception, movement, spatial orientation, the musical faculties, interaction, communication and self-expression.
Training in the pedagogy of music and movement comprises teaching, theoretical and artistic modules, together with others focusing on movement and music. The bachelor’s degree leads towards activities in various areas of music and movement teaching.
|Title / Qualification||Bachelor of Arts Music and Movement|
|Program study options||Full-time|
|Language(s) of instruction||German / French|
|Campus(es)||Biel (partly Bern)|
|Course begins||Week 38|
|Deadline for applications||Application deadline for the Bachelor program|
|Subsequent master program|| Master of Arts in Music Performance|
Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy
Master of Arts in Specialized Music Performance
Master of Arts in Composition / Theory
Master of Arts in Contemporary Arts Practice
The professional scope of a trained eurhythmics teacher includes pedagogical and artistic work in the most varied areas, such as:
- Pre-school – kindergarten, crèche: early years music learning
- School – primary school, infants: basic musical education, school music, group singing, band work, children’s musical theatre
- Music school: early years music learning, eurhythmics, group singing, children’s musical theatre
- Self-employment: nanny, artistic work
- Working as music and movement teacher promotes initiative and flexibility. Part-time working and varied types of work are often a feature of professional life in this area.