CHITARRA ROCK-BLUES – DCPL67
Authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research
1st Cycle Academic Diploma (Bachelor level)
Three-year first cycle academic diploma dedicated to guitarists with studies ranging from rock-blues to contemporary jazz-funk, from fusion to electric blues, from black music to international neo-soul.
During the educational path the students get to develop the characteristics of the own personal style at the maximum potential, therefore the advanced technique, creativity, rhythmic sense, improvisation, comping and stylistic soloing, in perfect balance between Rock, Jazz-blues and Popular Music. Concerto di Chitarra Rock-Blues.
It is a limited students number course, open to a maximum of 10 students, coming from Saint Louis pre-academic courses or selected through audition.
Full-immersion study path structured to allow the students to face the styles of Popular Music from all possible angles, on the instrument, in ensemble, in improv groups, in orchestras or big bands, in the courses of arrangement and composition, practicing in the recording studios, in musical production. The best works of the students are published by the Camilla Record label and promoted in live concerts by Saint Louis Management.
Different formations: from trios to great orchestras, with the leading of educators that also take part of the band that will be taken to perform in Festivals and Clubs alongside famous musicians such as Lello Panico, Serena Brancale, Michele Papadia, Dario Zeno, Dario Giacovelli, Vincenzo Presta, Andrea Rosatelli, Stefano Sabatini, Antonio Solimene, Daniele Pomo.
Great orchestral formations with the best talented students who perform in theaters and festivals with internationally renowned artists. In recent years Special Guests such as Beppe Vessicchio, Paolo Fresu, Fabrizio Bosso, Antonella Ruggiero (Matia Bazar), Diodato, Tullio De Piscopo, Chiara Civello had participated.
Personalization of own study path choosing from over 200 different courses from the various departments of St. Louis, a unique opportunity to expand the own skills and build a future as a professional, able to operate in multiple sectors of Music Business.
Job opportunities and professional outlets:
- artist and band leader of original projects
- guitarist for live performances and recording sessions
- arranger for small and medium ensembles
- music producer .
- music author for sonorizations and music applied to images
Since 2012 Saint Louis has participated in the Erasmus + program, which offers the possibility to every student of Academic level to live periods of mobility in other European and Extra-European Higher Education Institutes for study or internship projects.
Each student can therefore benefit of a maximum of 12 months of study or internship abroad for each study cycle (12 months max in the three-year first cycle, 12 months max in the two-year second cycle of academic studies), choosing one's destination among a wide and excellent offer of foreign partners that Saint Louis has established and consolidated over time.
Mostly fortnightly classes concentrated in 3-4 consecutive days. Mandatory attendance to the minimum extent of the 80% of the lessons.
1. Consult the Admission Requirements and Study Plan section
Make sure your self-preparation level is in line with the skills required for individual tests by accessing the section Admission requirements and study plan
2. Realize the video clips for the pre-selection
Record one or more videos containing 5 songs, performed by you in a group (minimum trio), chosen from the list indicated under section "Admissions" within the Study Plan and Admission . Videos must be uploaded on YouTube or other similar websites and indicated as links in the application form.
3. Fill in the application webform and insert the links to the video clips
It is possible to submit an application form for the participation at the admission test to first and second cycle academic courses from the 3rd of February to 30th of April. Subsequent applications will only be considered on the basis of the remaining places available.
4. Wait for pre-selection results
Candidates who pass the pre-selection will be admitted to the admission tests, which will take place in June and September. International candidates can sit the admission tests earlier, from March until June.
5. Sit the admission tests
Admission tests are held in two to three consecutive days.
MASTERCLASSES & VISITING ARTISTS
Eric Steckel | Masterclass@Saint Louis
Diana Winter | Masterclass@SaintLouis
Mrs. Smith | Masterclass@SaintLouis
Federico Malaman | Masterclass@SaintLouis
Nick Johnston | Masterclass@SaintLouis
Carl Verheyen | masterclass@SaintLouis 2017
Brian Frasier Moore | Masterclass@SaintLouis 2017
Paul Gilbert | Masterclass | Saint Louis College of Music
Saturnino - master class live@urbana47 - 2014
Niccolò Fabi - Master Class live @ Urbana47 - 2014
Tollak - master class 2013