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BIRZEIT UNIVERSITY, BIRZEIT Faculty of Art, Music and Design

Country:

PALESTINE (WEST BANK, GAZA)

State:

City:

BIRZEIT


Street Address:

Al-Sahel Street, Birzeit, 627 Palestine

Postal Address:

PO Box 14, Birzeit West Bank, Palestine

Fax:

+972 2 298 5537

Email 2:


Program:

Undergraduate program

Details:

Bachelor of Arabic Music. Studies in performance (vocal, instrumental, maqam), composition and arrangement, maqam improvisation, theory and styles of Arabic music, Arabic solf├Ęge, history of Western music, sound engineering, pedagogy, choral and instrumental conducting. An arts management project is required. Electives include introduction to jazz, digital music, Palestinian folklore. Offered in collaboration with the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music in Ramullah.


Institution Notes:

Birzeit University is a private non-profit organisation that can trace its history back to 1924 as a girls' school. Later it became known as Birzeit College and in 1953 offered its first two-year tertiary programs. The first full Bachelor degree students graduated in 1976. The Faculty of Art, Music and Design was established in 2017 pre-dating the opening of its brand-new purpose-built building in 2019. It offers programs in design, visual art, dance, drama, film and music.


Last Updated:

April 2022