After the two-year course, students will have been able
to develop their talents in line with the plan of study. They will then be
ready to enter the professional music world at the highest level.
Candidates may choose between
solo playing and ensemble playing with an emphasis
on the specialization. Principal private lessons
The student will adopt
a more specialized approach to the repertoire
of his/her principal study and will undertake
research, on which he/she will report. To be
determined by the student himself/herself.
instruction in the principal study
- introductory courses:
historical instruments (for example traverso
or viola da gamba) or improvisation
- coached ensembles
Playing, performing, participating
in ensembles and projects.
Individual lessons, group
If students enrol in the performance-academic or the performance-pedagogy programme,
the learning objective and curriculum will be tailored to fit the desired course
of study in consultation with the teacher and the department head.
The student may choose
from a number of master level subjects and additional
'free space' electives. Information on research
is provided separately.
Following the First Academic Year (Evaluation)
Halfway through the master
level study the student's progress will be discussed
during an examination (recital/presentation/discussion).
The examination will last approximately 30 minutes
and the student, teacher(s) and a representative
of the Board of Directors will take part in the
discussion regarding the student's progress.
1. The candidate will give
a final presentation. He/she will present a programme
of works from various style periods or originating
from the specialization. The recital must also
be supported by an academic paper, which must
be presented in the form of a lecture (lecture
recital) and/or as a publication in a renowned
2. Together, the concert and the lecture will not exceed 90 minutes. The candidate
must submit his/her programme no later than 1 March to the Student Registrar
Office using the forms provided for that purpose.
The final examination will be evaluated by a committee comprising a representative
of the Board of Directors, principal study teachers and one or more outside
experts, depending on the possible specialization.
1. Credits to be earned
in connection with the final examination: credits
in respect of the principal subject. Research/lecture
credits will be earned separately.
2. Additional subject credits, as part of the principal study, to be earned.
3. Master level subjects and 'free space' credits to be earned.
Students will be admitted to the final examination only after the credits referred
to above in the second and third points of the list of criteria have been earned.