TURKISH ARMED FORCES
BAND NON-COMISSIONED OFFICER (NCO) VOCATIONAL COLLEGE
WIND INSTRUMENTS AND PERCUSSION PROGRAM
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Qualification Awarded                     Associate’s Degree

Level of Qualification                       Associate’s Degree (Short cycle)

 

Admission Requirements

Being the graduate of Band NCO Preparatory High School.

 

Recognition of Prior Laerning

The graduates of Band NCO Preparatory High School can transfer vertically to vocational college without examination.

 

Profile of the Program

The students of wind instruments and percussion program acquire the theoretical, technical and musical knowledge, skills and habits required by their major instrument. They benefitfrom those acquisitions in their group or orchestral playings and vocalizaions. They analyze the pieces of music they play, and use the knowledge they acquired in interpreting that piece as well. They develop a repertoire of musical pieces written for instrument and instrument groups in their fields. They recognize the style, composers and their works from various eras of Turkish and classical music. They demonstrate the performance skills they acquired individually and in groups in front of audiences. They can take responsibility as a group member in all kinds of works and project in the field. In addition to the framework of wind and percussion program, they also learn  the practices related to the military bands. They develop a sensitivity about work ethics, social values and a respect for law.

 

Program Qualifications (Key Learning Outcomes)

The students who succesfully complete this program;
1.         Can analyze pieces of music using basic musical theory (form, harmony, theory),
2.         Develop a high and selective sense of perception and reception in solfege and rhytmic solutions,
3.         Have knowledge on the cultuaral and historical aspects of classical music and traditional Turkish music,
4.         Develop arepertoire of musical pieces written for instruments, choirs and orchestras,
5.         Have the technical/musical knowledge and skills to play the etudes written for his major instrument and also the musical pieces of various styles, types and time periods,
6.         Have the technical/musical knowledge and skills to play the pieces of music written/arranged for instrument/sound groups or choirs/orchestras in harmony,
7.         Can adapt and arrange a piece of music for a band of wind and percussion instruments based on the technical characteritics of the instrument,
8.         Can take responsibility as a group member in all prefessional activities and profect in their field of music,
9.         Being aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and self improvement, have the skills to think critically, access the knowledge and follow the developments in art/music, science and technology,
10.       Have the skills to present and demonstrate the topics in his field to the society effectively and properly using visual, written and oral communication methods,
11.       Can follow the developments in the field of music using English at CEFR A 2 Level, Access the sources he needs, and communicate with his colleagues,
12.       Can use the software in the field of music and also the informing & communicationtechnologies,
13.       Are eager to follow and join musical activities, and also can make inferences forthemselves,
14.       Have the sense of Professional ethics, can work in groups and teams, and can do the responsibilities and duties given on to them,
15.       Develop a sensitivity and respect for human rights, social values, law, enviroment, and implement security measures in activities related to his field.

 

Employment Possibilities (Occupational Profiles of Graduates)

The graduates of this program can work as Bando NCO in Bands and work as instructors in Band School Command.

 

Access to Further Studies

The gradutes of the associate’s degree program can access to further education by applying to bachelor’s programs.

1st Semester

Nu

Course  Code

Course Name

Course Hours

Credits

ECTS

E.
Man

Hours

The.

App.

1

ÇAL 100

Instrument I

2

2

-

2

7

M

2

KRP 100

Co-repetition I

2

2

-

2

3

M

3

ODM 100

Chamber Music I

2

2

-

2

2

M

4

ORK 100

Orchestra I

6

6

-

6

8

M

5

ARM 100

Harmony I

1

1

-

1

1

M

6

KOR 100

Choir I

2

2

-

2

2

M

7

TDL 100

Turkish Language I

2

2

-

2

2

M

8

YDL 100

English I

3

3

-

3

2

M

9

İNK 100

Atatürk’s Principlesand Revolution History I

1

1

-

1

1

M

10

TAB 100

Main Military Scienses I

3

3

-

 

 

M

11

BED 100

Basic and Military Physical Training I

2

-

2

-

-

M

12

-

ElectiveCourse

1

1

 

1

1

E

13

-

ElectiveCourse

1

1

 

1

1

E

TOTAL

28

26

2

23

30

-

 

Elective Courses for the 1st Semester

Nu

Course  Code

Course Name

Course Hours

Credits

ECTS

O
Man

Hours

The.

App.

1

MZT 100

Music Technologies I

1

1

-

1

1

E

2

HCO 100

Jazz Band I

1

1

-

1

1

E

3

PMT 100

Popular Music History I

1

1

-

1

1

E

4

TMT100

Turkish Musical Theory I

1

1

-

1

1

E

 

2nd Semester

Nu

Course  Code

Course Name

Course Hours

Credits

ECTS

O
Man

Hours

The.

App.

1

ÇAL 200

Instrument II

2

2

-

2

7

M

2

KRP 200

Co-repetition II

1

1

-

1

2

M

3

ODM 200

Chamber Music II

2

2

-

2

2

M

4

ORK 200

Orchestra II

6

6

-

6

8

M

5

ARM 200

Harmony II

1

1

-

1

1

M

6

TUY 200

Parade Practices I

1

-

1

0;5

1

M

7

KOR 200

Choir II

2

2

-

2

2

M

8

TDL 200

Turkish Language II

2

2

-

2

2

M

9

YDL 200

English II

3

3

-

3

2

M

10

İNK 200

Atatürk’s Principles and Revolution History II

1

1

-

1

1

M

11

TAB 200

Main Military Scienses II

2

2

-

-

-

M

12

BED 200

Basic and Military Physical Training II

2

-

2

-

-

M

13

-

Elective Course

1

1

 

1

1

E

14

-

Elective Course

1

1

 

1

1

E

TOTAL

27

24

3

22,5

30

-

 

Elective Courses for the 2nd Semester

Nu

Course  Code

Course Name

Course Hours

Credits

ECTS

O
Man

Hours

The.

App.

1

MZT 200

Music Technologies II

1

1

-

1

1

E

2

HCO 200

Jazz Band II

1

1

-

1

1

E

3

PMT 200

Popular Music History II

1

1

-

1

1

E

4

TMT 200

Turkish Musical Theory II

1

1

-

1

1

E

 

3rd Semester

Nu

Course  Code

Course Name

Course Hours

Credits

ECTS

O
Man

Hours

The.

App.

1

ÇAL 300

Instrument III

2

2

-

2

8

M

2

KRP 300

Co-repetition III

2

2

-

2

3

M

3

ODM 300

Chamber Music III

2

2

-

2

2

M

4

ORK 300

Orchestra III

7

7

-

7

9

M

5

ARM 300

Harmony III

1

1

-

1

1

M

6

MZA 300

Musical Analysis I

1

1

-

1

1

M

7

KOR 300

Choir III

2

2

-

2

2

M

8

YDL 300

English III

3

3

-

3

2

M

9

İNK 300

Atatürk’s Principles and Revolution History III

1

1

-

1

1

M

10

TAB 300

Main Military Scienses III

2

2

-

-

-

M

11

BED 300

Basic and Military Physical Training III

2

-

2

-

-

M

12

-

Elective Course

1

1

 

1

1

E

TOTAL

26

24

2

22

30

-

 

Elective Courses for the 3rd Semester

Nu

Course  Code

Course Name

Course Hours

Credits

ECTS

O
Man

Hours

The.

App.

1

TMT 300

Turkish Musical Theory I

1

1

-

1

1

E

2

ÇMT 300

Contemporary Music History I

1

1

-

1

1

E

3

HCO 300

Jazz Band I

1

1

-

1

1

E

 

4th Semester

Nu

Course  Code

Course Name

Course Hours

Credits

ECTS

O
Man

Hours

The.

App.

1

ÇAL 400

Instrument IV

2

2

-

2

8

M

2

KRP 400

Co-repetition IV

1

1

-

1

2

M

3

ODM 400

Chamber Music IV

2

2

-

2

2

M

4

ORK 400

Orchestra IV

6

6

-

6

8

M

5

ARM 400

Harmony IV

1

1

-

1

1

M

6

MZA 400

Musical Analysis II

1

1

-

1

1

M

7

KOR 400

Choir IV

2

2

-

2

2

M

8

TUY 400

Parade Practices I

2

-

2

1

2

M

9

YDL 400

English IV

3

3

-

3

2

M

10

İNK 400

Atatürk’s Principles and Revolution History IV

1

1

-

1

1

M

11

TAB 400

Main Military Scienses IV

2

2

-

-

-

M

12

BED 400

Basic and Military Physical Training IV

2

-

2

-

-

M

13

-

Elective Course

1

1

 

1

1

E

TOTAL

27

23

4

22

30

-

 

Elective Courses for the 4th Semester

Nu

Course  Code

Course Name

Course Hours

Credits

ECTS

O
Man

Hours

The.

App.

1

TMT 400

Turkish Musical Theory II

1

1

-

1

1

E

2

ÇMT 400

Contemporary Music History II

1

1

-

1

1

E

3

HCO 400

Jazz Band II

1

1

-

1

1

E

 

Elective Courses Pool

Nu

Course  Code

Course Name

Course Hours

Credits

ECTS

Hours

The.

App.

1

MZT

Music Technologies

1

1

-

1

1

2

HCO

Jazz Band

1

1

-

1

1

3

PMT

Popular Music History

1

1

-

1

1

4

TMT

Turkish Musical Theory

1

1

-

1

1

5

CAT

Theory of Jazz Music

1

1

-

1

1

6

ÇBO

Instrumentation and Orchestration

1

1

-

1

1

7

ÇMT

Contemporary Music History

1

1

-

1

1

 

Colors and Acronyms used


The.

:  Theory (theoretical)

App            .

:  Applicational

Man

:  Mandatory

E

:  Elective

ECTS

:  European Credit Transfer System

Courses- ECTS Credits

Detailed course descriptions can be reached by clicking the course names.

 Measurement and Evaluation (Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading)

In wind instruments and percussion, assessment are done with one or more midterm, a final and papers and projects. The minimum passing grade is decided by the College Board for every academic year.

 

Minimum
Grade

F

DD

DC

CC

CB

BB

BA

AA

35

0-34

35-39

40-45

46-52

53-61

62-72

73-84

85-100

45

0-44

45-49

50-54

55-60

61-67

68-76

77-86

87-100

50

0-49

50-53

54-58

59-64

65-71

72-79

80-88

89-100

55

0-54

55-56

57-60

61-66

67-72

73-80

81-89

90-100

60

0-59

60-62

63-66

67-71

72-76

77-82

83-90

91-100

65

0-64

65-68

69-71

72-73

74-79

80-85

86-91

92-100

70

0-69

70-71

72-73

74-76

77-81

82-86

87-92

93-100

 

Graduation Requirements

In Turkish Armed Forces Band NCO Vocational College, class passing procedure is performed. The training period is 2 years. Academic training period is performed after the academic year is over.

The requierements for being successful in this program;
*          The maximum period for graduation is 3 years (4 years in health problems)
*          Being successful in all credited, non-credited and applications,
*          The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) must be at least 2,00 out of 4,00,
*          A student is required to have minimum and having no failing grades,
*          A student is required to attend the 2/3 of a course,
*          Not losing all disciplinary grade (in case, a student is discarded from the school)

Mode of Study                       :Full Time

 

Head of Department and ECTS Coordinator:

Head of Department :Band Colonel Orhan BABA (PhD),e-mail: baborhan@gmail.com 
Silahlı Kuvvetler Bando Okulları Komutanlığı (Turkish Armed Forces Band NCO Vocational College) Bakanlıklar, ANKARA, TÜRKİYE
Telephone : +90 (312) 4250442/ 3601

ECTSCoordinator     :Band Major Ahmet DEMİR, e-mail: ahmetdemirx@mynet.com
Silahlı Kuvvetler Bando Okulları Komutanlığı (Turkish Armed Forces Band NCO Vocational College) Bakanlıklar, ANKARA, TÜRKİYE
Telephone : +90 (312) 425 04 42 / 3114

Course- Key LearningOutcomes Matrix

1 :supports very little
2 :supports little
3 :supports in the middle degree
4 :supports high degree
5:supports completely

No.

Course Name

Program Sufficiency

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

1

Instrument

4

5

3

5

5

5

2

5

5

3

3

4

4

5

4

2

Co-repetition

4

5

3

5

5

5

2

5

4

3

3

4

4

5

4

3

Chamber Music

4

5

3

5

5

5

2

5

4

3

3

4

4

5

5

4

Orchestra

4

5

3

5

5

5

2

5

5

3

3

4

4

5

5

5

Musical Analysis

5

3

-

3

3

3

2

3

3

3

3

4

2

3

-

6

Harmony

5

5

-

-

2

2

2

3

2

3

3

4

2

3

-

7

Choir

4

5

3

5

2

5

-

5

3

3

3

3

4

5

5

8

Parade Practices

-

5

-

5

5

5

-

5

4

3

-

3

4

5

5

9

Turkish Language

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

3

5

-

3

-

-

-

10

Atatürk’s Principles and Revolution History

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

-

-

3

-

-

-

11

English

-

-

-

-

2

2

-

3

5

3

5

4

-

-

-

12

Music Technologies

3

5

-

-

3

3

4

3

5

3

4

5

2

4

3

13

Jazz Band

4

5

3

5

5

5

2

5

4

3

3

4

4

5

5

14

Popular Music History

1

-

2

3

3

3

-

2

4

3

-

3

5

2

-

15

Turkish Musical Theory

5

5

5

3

2

1

2

3

2

2

-

3

3

-

-

16

Theory of Jazz Music

5

5

5

5

3

4

4

3

2

3

4

3

3

-

-

17

Instrumentation and  Orchestration

4

3

-

3

3

2

5

3

3

3

3

4

3

3

-

18

Contemporary Music History

2

3

5

3

2

2

2

3

2

4

3

4

3

-

-

 

 

Nu.

Key Learning Outcomes

The students who succesfully complete this program;

Support Level

1

2

3

4

5

1

Can analyze pieces of music using basic musical theory (form, harmony, theory),

 

 

X

 

 

2

Develop a high and selective sense of perception and reception in solfege and rhytmic solutions,

 

 

 

X

 

3

Have knowledge on the cultuaral and historical aspects of classical music and traditional Turkish music,

 

 

X

 

 

4

Develop a repertoire of musical pieces written for instruments, choirs and orchestras,

 

 

 

X

 

5

Have the technical/musical knowledge and skills to play the etudes written for his major instrument and also the musical pieces of various styles, types and time periods,

 

 

 

X

 

6

Have the technical/musical knowledge and skills to play the pieces of music written/arranged for instrument/sound groups or choirs/orchestras in harmony,

 

 

 

X

 

7

Can adapt and arrange a piece of music for a band of wind and percussion instruments based on the technical characteritics of the instrument,

 

X

 

 

 

8

Can take responsibility as a group member in all prefessional activities and profect in their field of music,

 

 

 

X

 

9

Being aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and self improvement, have the skills to think critically, access the knowledge and follow the developments in art/music, science and technology,

 

 

 

X

 

10

Have the skills to present and demonstrate the topics in his field to the society effectively and properly using visual, written and oral communication methods,

 

 

 

X

 

11

Can follow the developments in the field of music using English at CEFR A 2 Level, Access the sources he needs, and communicate with his colleagues,

 

 

X

 

 

12

Can use the software in the field of music and also the informing & communication technologies,

 

 

 

X

 

13

Are eager to follow and join musical activities, and also can make inferences forthemselves,

 

 

X

 

 

14

Have the sense of Professional ethics, can work in groups and teams, and can do the responsibilities and duties given on to them,

 

 

X

 

 

15

Develop a sensitivity and respect for human rights, social values, law, enviroment, and implement security measures in activities related to his field.

 

 

X

 

 

 

Courses-ECTS Credits

Detailed course descriptions can be reached by clicking the course names.