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Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - Music and Dance Faculty

The programme provides further development of interpretive knowledge and instrumental skills acquired at the previous developmental level.It deepens the student?s artistic and professional orientation in harpsichord interpretation from Baroque music to contemporary music and familiarises him or her with broader interpretive developmental contexts.Attention is also devoted to chamber music as an essential component of an instrumentalist?s overall development.Also important is the development of methodological and pedagogical experience which forms part of the instructional programme at the Bachelor?s level.

Graduate profile

A graduate of the Bachelors programme is able to interpret independently a musical work on a high level and with an appropriate overview of and orientation in various compositional styles;can become actively involved in concert life independently or with partners in chamber music;within the scope of possibility and based on acquired education, can also work in pedagogical activities;is capable of formulating arguments in theoretical and creative discussions on a professional level.


Applications start 1st November 2017
Applications end 30th November 2017
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Admission requirements

Considerable instrumental talent (a prerequisite for the study of the chosen instrument), general musical prerequisites (excellent memory, sense of rhythm, tempo, etc.), musical inventiveness and the ability to reproduce musical styles, good state of health, psychological prerequisites, general sociocultural knowledge. The basic requirement for admission to the Bachelors programme is successful completion of the talent examination. The repertoire requirements for the talent entrance examination are as follows: a) one free form from the 17th century(e.g. Toccatas by J. Froberger, M. Rossi, etc.) b) one suite by a French clavecinist (L. Couperin, etc.) or F.Couperin:8 preludes from "Lart de toucher le clavecin" c) D. Scarlatti: 2 sonatas (of virtuoso character) from memory d) compositions by J. S. Bach: (French Suite or 4 sinfonias or 2 preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier)



Degree bachelor
Study duration 3 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 6651 per year
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