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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 the piano interpretation of Baroque, Classical, Romantic and modern music, and familiarises him or her with the broader interpretive developmental contexts of solo piano playing.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
Start of study: 1st October 2018
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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 Bachelor?s programme is successful completion of the talent examination. The repertoire requirements for the talent entrance examination are as follows: a) one prelude and fugue from The Well-Tempered Clavier by J. S. Bach; b) two concerto etudes, at least one by Chopin; c) one movement from a sonata or variation form from the Classical period (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, etc.), separate variations may also be performed (e.g. Beethoven?s 32 Variations), or a separate composition in sonata form; d) one composition by a distinguished Czech composer of at least three minutes in length, or multiple compositions of no more than eight minutes in combined length; e) one composition from the Romantic period of the candidate?s choice. The jury will select four compositions from the required repertoire which the candidate will perform during the examination.The compositions may be played in any order.Performance from memory is a prerequisite for admission.



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