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Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - Music and Dance Faculty

The programme in Voice provides practical education in the area of voice, as well as song and operatic repertoire supplemented by music-theoretical subjects.Individual instruction in voice and required practice sessions are suitably supplemented by a final solo singing performance in the form of a public concert.The skills acquired in the area of singing and acting, as well as theoretical knowledge in musical interpretation and the history of music, can be verified by the student in practice in the form of a specific project in the opera studio under the direction of an experienced pedagogue and students in operatic directing.The programme reflects new developmental trends in the area of learned interpretation and contemporary music in the form of block seminars.Voice is taught by pedagogues who are themselves active artists, or who have had a significant artistic career.The interconnectedness of individual instruction and collective work preparing for opera projects prepares the student for a wide range of professional application.

Graduate profile

A graduate of the Bachelor?s programme is capable of independently interpreting a musical work with piano or orchestral accompaniment ? whether performing a song, operatic or oratory work.He or she can apply these skills in the wide spectrum of music activity, in particular as a member of a choir.


Applications start 1st November 2018
Applications end 30th November 2018
Start of study: 1st October 2019
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Admission requirements

Submission of documents demonstrating completion of a secondary education or study programme with a matura examination.Considerable singing talent, physiological prerequisites for healthy voice development, interpretative imagination, developed musical skills, good musical memory, knowledge of operatic and song literature, general cultural knowledge, good stage presence. Practical examination: 1) determination of vocal range; 2) one aria by one of the old masters (17th or 18th century); 3) two Czech songs (from the period of B. Smetana to the present); 4) one aria from a Czech opera, one aria from a world opera; both arias must be acted (a suitable stage presence is a condition of admission); 5) recitation of a short poem. In cases where there is good reason to do so, the committee may grant an exemption from a certain part of the examination. At the examination, each candidate will present a phoniatrician?s statement on his or her state of health.



Degree bachelor
Study duration 3 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 11737 per year
Akademie múzických umění v Praze