M.A. PGDIP/MA/MMus Orchestral Conducting

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR10153 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR10153 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama | Cardiff, United Kingdom
Orchestral Conducting is offered as an MMus or a Postgraduate Diploma programme.

Description

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Key Features
  • Conducting technique class involving the study and practice of technique away from the orchestra
  • Workshops in keyboard skills and score-reading
  • Observation and participation in RWCMD orchestral rehearsals
  • Rehearsal analysis tutorials
  • Observation of conductors within a professional context
  • Opportunities to direct RWCMD ensembles, rehearsals and productions
  • Opportunities to conduct self-promoted student performances
  • Performance classes, usually in the company of students from a range of disciplines
  • Full programme of orchestral concerts
Key Features of all Postgraduate 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 (MMus only)
  • Advanced research and specialist performance analysis training (MMus only)
  • Established work placement schemes
  • Optional training in advanced teaching skills and arts management
  • Opportunities to study abroad at a partner conservatoire

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 1 October
Tuition fee
  • EUR 10153 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 10153 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )

Orchestral Conducting 1 year - £8,700
Orchestral Conducting 2 years - £9,200 (£4,600 per year)

Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Courses
  • Orchestral Conducting 1
  • Orchestral Conducting 2
  • The Professional Musician
  • Advanced Performance Analysis
  • Research Project Or Reflecting on Performance
Optional Modules
  • Advanced Teaching Skills
  • Arts Management in Practice
  • Vocational Project
  • Presenting at Conference
  • Individual Project

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
5.5
TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)
527
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
71

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Requirements

Entry to the postgraduate music programmes is by audition (or by interview for Composition and Creative Audio and New Media 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.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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