M.A. PGDIP/MMus Orchestral Conducting

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • GBP9970 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP5220 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

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    General deadline, applies to everyone.

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Tuition fee
  • GBP 9970 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 5220 per year (EEA

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

    )
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time

Course Content

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

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. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a level of performance ability appropriate for professional training.

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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