HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Choral Conducting and Vocal has been functioning since 1962 and is one of the leading departments of the Faculty of Art and Culture. It is engaged in the training of specialists in music education. Since 1998, it conducts training specialists in traditional musical art. Currently, the department has 2 professors, 1 PhD, 1 Honored Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 4 masters of pedagogical and artistic sciences. A large number of teaching and research workswere published by the efforts of teachers of the department. Highly qualified teaching staff of the department helps students gain fundamental knowledge.The department annually holds creative meetings with choirs of the National Conservatory. The combined choir of the department of choral conducting and vocal participates in many competitions (republican, international), university and city concert events.
SCIENTIFIC WORK OF THE PROFESSOR-TEACHING STUFF OF THE DEPARTMENT
The department pays great attention to research work. Scientific articles of teachers related to the scientific theme of the department are published annually in the journal of the University “Herald”. Scientific papers are published in international, republican scientific conferences, symposia.
DESCRIPTION OF SPECIALTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT
Currently, the department conducts training in two specialties:
-5B010600 – “Music education”
-5В040400 – “Traditional musical art”
Sphere of professional activity:
– Performing work in concert institutions;
– Educational and pedagogical work in secondary schools;
-Working in the media;
– Concert-philharmonic organizations;
-Organization and management structure;
-Management in the field of culture;
– In creative unions, funds.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT
In the educational process of the department, an Educational program on the specialty 5B040400 “Traditional musical art” was prepared.
ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT AND AWARDS
The student choir of the department is a laureate of international, republican festivals. Students of the department are winners of 1-2-3 degrees of international and republican competitions, republican subject Olympiads.The faculty of the department contributes to the deepening of students’ knowledge of the specialty, becoming them highly qualified specialists.
– in 2009 associate professor M.M. Burunchin was awarded the badge “Honored Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan“;
– in 2013 associate professor M.M.Burunchin awarded the badge “Excellent Worker of Culture”;
In 2014, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor A.Sh.Kozhakhmetova, Master of Pedagogical Sciences, Senior Lecturers R.Yu. Baltieva, Sh.A. Umirkhanova, N.T. Aynabekova, Senior Lecturer of Zh.N.Aytzhanovaare awarded by diploma and a badge of the University for productive work in the field of education and a contribution to the training of qualified specialists.
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