Project title: POLIFONIA Thematic Network for Music
Coordinating institution: European Association of Conservatoires
Dates: 1 October 2004 – 30 September 2007 (featuring Tuning working group); 1 October 2007 – 30 September 2010; 1 October 2011 – 30 September 2014
Participant countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, USA
Subject area(s): Music
1) To study issues connected to the Bologna Declaration Process, such as the development of learning outcomes for 1st (Bachelor), 2nd (Master) and 3rd cycle studies through the “Tuning” methodology, the use of credit point systems, curriculum development, mobility of students and teachers, and internal quality assurance in the field of music in higher education.
2) To collect information on levels of music education other than the 1st and 2nd study cycles; in particular pre-college training and 3rd cycle (Doctorate/PhD) studies in the field of music.
3) To explore international trends and changes in the music profession and their implications for professional music training.
Project website: http://www.polifonia-tn.org/
Outcomes in terms of documents and publications:
To find out more about how this project used the Tuning methodology, check the Tuning Research section of the website or contact us directly.