Master Of Music

The Institute for Pop Music at the Folkwang University of the Arts runs a postgraduate Masters course for pop artists. Supervised by a team of professionally qualified lecturers, students extensively develop their artistic personalities and projects over four semesters – from a content-related, organisational, aesthetic and legal perspective. This culminates in the Master of Music degree.
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Studies

The ‘Popular Music’ Masters practical arts course is an interdisciplinary project course aimed at artists with a Bachelor degree and artistic experience. The focus is on creating pop music as an independent art form…
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Lecturers

Slide Gregor Schwellenbach Pop-Music Composition
& Arrangement/Pop-music in practice
Gregor Schwellenbach
Slide Anne Ohlen Anne Ohlen Copyright & media law Slide Philipp Janzen Pop-Music Composition
& Arrangement/Sound & Effect
Philipp Janzen
Slide Tanja Godlewsky Concept & Design Tanja Godlewsky Slide Christian Kalinowski
aka NUMINOS
Sound & Effect Christian Kalinowski aka NUMINOS
Slide Thomas Venker Markets, Economies & Management Thomas Venker Slide Henrik von Holtum aka Textor Music & Lyrics Henrik von Holtum aka Textor Slide Richard Ojijo Sound & Effect Slide Dr. Stefanie Roenneke History, Developments
& Pop Theory

The Institute

The Institute for Pop Music at the Folkwang University of the Arts began operations at the Folkwang Bochum campus in October 2014. It runs a postgraduate Masters course for pop artists, and considers itself a place of both learning and thinking. It doesn’t see pop music simply as a rigid ‘style’, but rather as a dynamic form of contemporary art that always appears in relation to other art forms …
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Master of Music

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