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This Master s Program will focus on solo and ensemble repertoire as well as improvisation and is being launched together with the Göteborg Organ Art Center (GOArt). It aims to give you a continuation of your organ studies at an advanced level, integrated with experiences of related keyboard instruments such as piano, harpsichord, art-harmonium and clavichord.
It also prepares you for future doctoral studies. Your goal might be advanced-level teaching, careers within the Swedish Church as well as other denominations or research within the art of the organ and its related keyboard instruments. Göteborg has an organ and keyboard landscape available to the students at the Academy of Music and Drama that is without peer in Sweden and comparable to the best organ landscapes in Europe.
Many of these instruments are integrated into daily teaching and practicing for our students: the world-famous four-manual North German Baroque research organ, the Father Henry Willis organ from 1871, both in Örgryte New Church, and the French Symphonic organ based on the work of Cavaillé-Coll at the Academy of Music and Drama, among others.
The Academy of Music and Drama offers great opportunities for ensemble playing and improvisation. You will participate in the Göteborg International Organ Academy which offers concerts, seminars, lectures and workshops by the foremost artists and researchers in the field.
* Individual lessons will be given in organ interpretation and improvisation and related keyboard instruments as well as group lessons and seminars
* The course The Organ as a Mirror of its Time will follow a four-semester cycle of lectures, projects and masterclasses by a great variety of lecturers including international guest artists and researchers
* There will be classes supporting research strategies and academic writing
* As a student, you will also have regular contact with the ongoing research at GOArt
Bachelor´s degree in music or comparable knowledge on 180 hec (three years studies in higher education).