Bachelor State Exam (BSE) – Choral Singing

BSE has two parts:

1)      Bachelor performance and discussion about it.

2)      Oral exam (History of choral singings and choral literature).

Ad 1) Bachelor performance (BP)

  • BP is organized before BSE, several students together. It is necessary to consult the term and the place with a teacher.
  • The program is built at least from two different areas or genres, at least 1 composition must be performed a capella.
  • The length of the performance is minimum 15-20 min.
  • Bachelor performance is finished by a discussion, which is the part of BSE.

Ad 2) Oral exam

  1. Vocal (choral) music of European Renaissance.
  2. Vocal and vocal-instrumental music of the Baroque.
  3. Choral music of Classicism.
  4. Choral music of European Romanticism.
  5. Choral music of Czech Romanticism.
  6. Czech choral music of the 1st half of the 20th century.
  7. Czech choral music of the 2nd half of the 20th century.
  8. The choral music in the world in the 20th century.
  9. Choral arrangements of folk songs.
  10. Choral music in the area of popular music (spiritual, traditional, pop, jazz, musical etc.).


Student prepares a lecture in the length of cca 10 min. Specialization in each theme depends on his/her interest.