The goal of the programme is to master the basic issues of the conducting profession, to acquire practical experience working with musical ensembles and to conduct a choir and orchestra also in connection with the requirements of modern creative methods.
A graduate of the Bachelors Programme is capable of independently interpreting a musical work meeting the requirements of an autonomous musical form;is oriented in the historical and contemporary directions of musical creation and reacts to them in a creative manner;is oriented in musical and cultural operations and is capable of participating actively in them;is capable of formulating arguments in theoretical and creative discussions on a professional level.
|Applications start||1st November 2017|
|Applications end||30th November 2017|
|Start of study:||1st October 2018|
Considerable conducting talent, interpretative skills, developed musical ear, extemporaneous playing ability on the piano, mastery of manual conducting techniques, general cultural knowledge. Entrance examination: 1) a practical aptitude test: a) conducting from the piano: one complete symphony by W. A. Mozart (nos. 39, 40, 41) or L. van Beethoven (nos.1-8) of the candidates choice b) conducting from the piano: one complete symphony by A. Dvok (nos. 5-9) or P. I. Tchaikovsky (nos. 4, 5, 6) of the candidates choice c) conducting recitatives from the first act of B. Smetanas opera "The Bartered Bride" d) arehearsal conducting a chamber ensemble (e.g. a string quartet);the score will be given to the candidate one half hour before the examination e) an interpretive performance on an instrument of the candidates choice (may be waived) f) a piano performance (may be waived) at this level: - three etudes of the candidates choice from among the following compositions: Clementi-Taussig,Gradusad Parnassum; C. Czerny Op.740 The Art of Finger Dexterity; J. B. Crammer, selection from among 60 etudes, etc. - one Baroque composition of the candidates choice on the level of the following compositions:J. S. Bach, Two and Three-Part Inventions, French Suites, The Well-Tempered Clavier, etc. 2) a written test: aural dictation (notation of one to four parts) 3) an oral test: a) a formal and content analysis of the symphony which the candidate conducted from the piano b) a benchmark examination of the candidates scope of knowledge of operatic and symphonic literature c) a benchmark examination of the candidates knowledge of general cultural history