Hamburg University of Music and Theatre

Hamburg University of Music and Theatre

The Hamburg University of Music and Theater emerged from the private drama school of Annemarie Marks-Rocke and Eduard Marks and was founded in 1950 under the name “State University of Music”. Its first director was the German composer Philipp Jarnach, one of the leading exponents of modern music in the 1920s. In the first few years, the university was housed decentrally at different locations in Hamburg and did not have its own building. After a course in Protestant church music was established in 1954, the university was able to move to the Budge Palais in 1956. In 1967 the university was renamed the State University of Music and Performing Arts in order to make the drama, theater and opera singing courses recognizable.

Stern Conservatory Berlin

Stern Conservatory Berlin

The Stern Conservatory of Music was privately owned by Jews and was then brought into line under National Socialism, so that the owners were de facto expropriated in 1936. The institute was now called the Conservatory of the Reich capital Berlin.
Immediately after Berlin was conquered by the Red Army in 1945, classes were resumed by some teachers. In 1948 it was renamed the Municipal Conservatory and in 1950 the school added the addition of “formerly Stern Conservatory” to its name. In 1949 the company moved into rooms at Reichpietschufer 52-54, in 1955 the conservatory moved to the building at Bundesallee 1-12 in Wilmersdorf, in the former Joachimsthal’sche Gymnasium. The Berlin Musical Instrument Museum was temporarily housed there.

In February 1946 the composer Heinz Tiessen became director. After he resigned in 1949, the musicologist, writer, singer and composer Hans Joachim Moser took over this position in January 1950. There were protests against his appointment, as he was burdened both by his writings and by his work in Goebbels Propaganda Ministry. After Moser’s retirement in 1960, the musicologist and music critic Kurt Westphal became director in 1962

Degree

Harpsichord / fortepiano Bachelor 
Harpsichord / fortepiano master 
Orchestra instruments Bachelor (recorder) 
Instrumental soloist Master 
Orchestral musician Master 
Chamber Music Master (Ensembles) 
Master’s degree in conductingStudents acquire the ability to conduct any work or ensemble – from symphony orchestras to operas to oratorio. During their studies they have the opportunity to work with professional orchestras and ensembles.
Advanced Professional Training for ConductorsThis course is aimed at students beyond the master’s degree or at experienced conductors who would like feedback and support to further develop their artistic skills.
Jazz Bachelor 
Jazz arrangement / composition master 
European Jazz Master (EUJAM) 
Church music Bachelor 
Church music master 
Piano BA 
 MA Piano  
Bachelor composition 
Master composition 
BA and M.Ed. Teaching music at primary schools 
BA and M.Ed. Music teacher training at integrated secondary schools and grammar schools 
Music therapy master 
Musical / show 
young talent, music and singing 
Organ / Organ Improvisation Bachelor 
Organ / Organ Improvisation Master 
Organ / organ improvisation concert exam 
Sonic Studies MASound Studies and Sonic Arts is a low-residency, part-time postgraduate program, that is aimed at professionals working in the field of sound with a university degree or exceeding creative talent. The program serves to deepen theoretical and practical skills of audio related theory and practice, particularly in cultural studies, musicology, aesthetics, sound art, performance, architecture, design and media production.  The Sound Studies and Sonic Arts program is held in English and spans over three years with alternating phases of residency and off campus projects, concluding with a Master project and a degree in Master of Arts.
Sound EngineeringThe sound engineer course was switched from the previous diploma course to an eight-semester bachelor’s and two-semester master’s course in October 2012. The practice-oriented course is artistically and creatively oriented, with the three main emphasis on classical music, popular music and sound to picture. 
Certificate coursesThe Berlin Career College offers further training in the inspiring environment of the Berlin University of the Arts. Artists, creatives and art lovers will find new impulses for personal and professional development in the certificate courses such as curating , creating dance in art and education , music therapy in a palliative context , artistic storytelling , and biographical-documentary theater . The Berlin Career College of the University of the Arts also offers further training courses on exhibition design as well as on art, work and bequests
 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lund University

Malmo Academy of Music

The Malmö Academy of Music is part of the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts at Lund University, Scandinavia’s largest institute for higher education and research, with a total of 47 000 students. We have approximately 800 students at the Malmö Academy of Music, the majority of them studying master’s and bachelor’s programmes with the aim of becoming professional musicians, composers, church musicians, or music teachers. There are also research programmes in the areas of Music Education and Artistic Research in Music, as well as a wide range of independent courses.
The Malmö Academy of Music has a highly developed international programme and a broad international contact net with prestigeous partner institutions, primarily in Europe. Many positive and close international relationships have been formed through partnerships, guest lecturers, teacher and student exchanges, and also through international recruitments.
The Malmö Academy of Music offers a creative and stimulating educational environment located in the centre of a dynamic cultural region.
We care about the environment as well as a sustainable development and we have obtained an environmental certification.
I would like to extend a warm welcome to all visitors and applicants.

Degree

BACHELOR’S LEVEL 
Classical 
Symphony Orchestra InstrumentThe Malmö Academy Symphony Orchestra performs around six projects per year under the guidance of internationally active conductors. The repertoire consists of classical, romantic and contemporary music and soloists are chosen after audition. The orchestra plays about 12-15 concerts a year, both at the Malmö Academy of Music, but also including Malmö Live Concert House and Helsingborg Concert House. The orchestra does every other year an overseas tour. The Academy collaborates with Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Malmö Opera Orchestra and the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra regarding training for all master students at the performance programme for symphony orchestra instruments, and diploma students do their soloist debut togehter with Malmö Symphony Orchestra or Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra.
 Woodwind
 Brass
 Strings
 Percussion
 Harp
Vocal StudiesThe Bachelor in Music programme, Vocal Studies, aims to train musicians that possess excellent artistic and professional qualities.
PianoDuring their studies, classical pianists should develop an autonomous ability to plan, use and evaluate their musical ability. In consultation with the piano teacher, both short-term and long-term goals are to be formulated concerning, for example, repertoire and piano technique. A pianist must also be able to integrate with their environment and have an understanding of the life in music that awaits on completion of their studies.
GuitarThe Bachelor in Music programme, Guitar, aims to train musicians that possess excellent artistic and professional qualities.
Early MusicThe Performance Programme, Early Music, aims to train musicians that possess excellent artistic and professional qualities.
Jazz/ImprovisationWould you like to have the chance to develop your ability to express yourself musically and at the same time get an in-depth education which will help you become a professional musician? Would you like to set your own goals, take your own initiative and be responsible for your own musical development?
World MusicThe programme is offered to both instrument players and vocalists with a background in folk music or non-Western classical music.
Individual ProgrammeThe Performance Programme, Individual Programme, aims to train musicians that possess excellent artistic and professional qualities.
Composition and Arranging 
Arranging/Composition, ClassicalThe Bachelor’s Programme in Music, Arranging/Composition – Jazz Style, aims to educate arrangers/composers that possess good artistic and professional qualities.
CompositionThe Bachelor’s Programme in Music, Composition, aims to educate composers that possess good artistic and professional qualities
Church MusicThe Bachelor in Church Music programme aims to prepare students for professional careers as church musicians within the Church of Sweden or other denominations.
Master’s Level 
Classical 
Symphony Orchestra Instrument 
 Woodwind
 Brass
 Strings
 Percussion
 Harp
Vocal StudiesThe Master in Music Programme, Vocal Studies, aims to train musicians that possess excellent artistic and professional qualities.
Vocal and Drama StudiesVocal and Drama Studies directs its attention to singers at a high artistic level and professional ability. Auditions will be held at both Malmo Academy of Music and Malmö Opera in March.
Music Drama – RépétiteurThe Master’s programme in Music, Music Drama – Répétiteur is offered at the Malmö Academy of Music in close cooperation with Malmö Opera. The two-year programme is intended for pianists of a high artistic level and ability, and aims to prepare the student for a professional career as a répétiteur in opera and musical theatre.
Piano 
GuitarThe Master in Music programme, Guitar, aims to train musicians that possess excellent artistic and professional qualities.
Early MusicThe Performance Programme, Early Music, aims to train musicians that possess excellent artistic and professional qualities.
Jazz/ImprovisationWould you like to have the chance to develop your ability to express yourself musically and at the same time get an in-depth education which will help you become a professional musician? Would you like to set your own goals, take your own initiative and be responsible for your own musical development?
CompositionThe performance programme in composition is intended for those who want to be composers with an orientation towards western contemporary art music. The studies aim to train students to become composers with a very high artistic and professional ability, and focuses on and deepens aesthetic discussions, your personal style in music, your development as well as your profile and independent position as a composer.
Church MusicThe Master in Church Music Programme aims to train musicians with excellent artistic, teaching and professional abilities.
Performance CentreThe Performance Center introduce psychological methods and knowledge that exist within performance, music psychology and sports psychology to students at the Artistic master’s programs in music.
Master’s Level, Diploma 
Interpretation DiplomaThe Performance Programme in Music – Interpretation Diploma – Master´s Level aims to educate musicians possessing an exceptionally high level of artistic and professional ability. On completion of the programme, the student must have well-developed knowledge and skills in order to work in a professional capacity in various forms – either as a soloist, a member of an established ensemble, or in freely formed groups. The student must also have developed his/her ability for independent study concerning preparation work for public concerts and performances of concert programmes. In addition, on completion of the programme, the student must have acquired well-developed entrepreneurial skills that increase his/her professional versatility in an ever-changing cultural life.
Composition DiplomaThe performance programme in composition is intended for those who want to be composers with an orientation towards western contemporary art music. The studies aim to train students to become composers with a very high artistic and professional ability, and focuses on and deepens aesthetic discussions, your personal style in music, your development as well as your profile and independent position as a composer.
Courses for International Students 
Special Area Study Courses (SAS)The Special Area Studies Courses (SAS courses) was developed in 1998 at the initiative of the International Office at the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology. The purpose was to meet the need of the increasing number of incoming exchange students who requested courses taught in English. Now the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts presents four SAS courses
Music Teacher´s Training ProgrammeThe Instrumental and Ensemble Teacher´s Training Programme offers you the skills and eligibility requirements needed for teaching music in upper secondary and primary school grades 1–9 in Sweden. It also prepares you for teaching in Sweden’s municipal culture- and music schools. Graduates will recieve a Teacher Exam of 300/330 ECTS credits. You can combine music with either another school subject or more immersive courses in music.