Orchestral Performance (PGDIP/MMus), M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    9970
    Tuition (Year)
    9880
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Orchestral Performance programmes from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama are available as MMus, MA and Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) awards on the following instruments; Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute, Horn (French), Oboe, Percussion (Orchestral) & Timpani, Trombone (Bass), Trombone (Tenor), Trumpet and Tuba.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Orchestral Performance programmes are available as MMus, MA and Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) awards on the following instruments; Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Double Bass, Flute, Horn (French), Oboe, Trombone (Bass), Trombone (Tenor), Trumpet, Viola and Violin.

Key Features of the Orchestral Performance Programmes offered by Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama:

  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Participation in the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and/or Welsh National Opera placement schemes
  • Mentoring scheme with industry professionals
  • Orchestral and sectional rehearsal and performance opportunities at RWCMD
  • Specialist, advanced orchestral repertoire performance tuition
  • Advanced tuition available in supporting areas such as Alexander Technique, doubling instrument, end-of-line instruments and period instruments
  • Professional accompaniment provision

Programme Structure

Key Features of all Programmes

  • Two year, full time programmes starting in September
  • One year intensive programmes available in some cases
  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Training in career development, self-promotion, event management and sustainable technique
  • International masterclass series
  • Fully integrated performance programme by international artists
  • Performance Practice training supported by seminars, tutorials and symposia
  • Training in performance analysis and presentation (MA and MMus)
  • Advanced research and specialist performance analysis training (MMus only)
  • Established work placement schemes
  • Optional training in advanced teaching skills and arts management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Entry to the postgraduate music programmes is by audition (or by interview for Composition applicants). Candidates should be able to demonstrate a level of performance ability appropriate for professional training. Composition applicants will be asked to send examples of their creative work to discuss at interview.

Minimum entry requirements usually include an undergraduate degree in music (2:1 or higher for Masters applicants) or an equivalent qualification. Candidates who have been studying or working in another field will be considered.

Applicants who already have a postgraduate diploma or equivalent qualification in music may be eligible for entry to the one year MA ‘Top-Up’ programme.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 9970 International
  • GBP 9880 EU/EEA

Funding

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