Music in Education


Recurring programme components include projects such as the Choir Class, the Improvisation Week and the ArtEZ FinalEZ.

 One of the year themes of the Music Therapy and Music in Education programmes was Songlines, by the book of Bruce Chatwin, in which he shows that in the Aboriginal culture something only exists if it is included in a song; through capturing the landscape in songs, the Songlines arise. As the landscape becomes destroyed, there is a problem ...

Improvisation week

Music in Education in Zwolle/Enschede and Music Therapy have a joint improvisation week each year. Under the guidance of renowned national and international guest lecturers, you will put together a spectacular final presentation based on your unique perspectives in music, dance, and theatre. guest lecturers are a.o. Paul Griffiths (music improvisation), Adriaan Luteijn (dance) and (music)theatre lecturers.

The Choir Class

All first and second-year students of the Music in Education programme and Music Therapy will sing in a choir class. There are two projects each year (1 classical music and 1 pop/jazz) with a different theme each time, the conductor for which may vary. The project is concluded with a public concert at an external location. Instrumentalists will also play during the concerts in an accompanying or solo role. 

ArtEZ Finals

During this joint project week with Music in Education in Zwolle and the Music Therapy programme, the very best work from the Improvisation Week, the Choir Classes, the ensembles of the main instruments and the Music Theory Workshop will be presented.