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Msc.Percussion Instruments

Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - Music and Dance Faculty

The programmes task is to perfect the students playing technique on percussion instruments, to build up his or her solo and chamber repertoire, to provide practical experience with concert activity including his or her own dramaturgy and grounding for pedagogical activity.The possibility of a deeper focus (specialisation) in one of the specific subfields of percussion instruments - marimba, vibraphone, multipercussion, timpani, etc.

Graduate profile

Students and graduates of this programme work in leading Czech musical ensembles (symphonic, operatic and chamber), and participate in musical and interdisciplinary projects as soloists and as members of chamber ensembles.Pedagogical work at the primary, secondary and post-secondary level.


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

A profile programme on the level of a graduate concert in the Bachelors programme containing a technically demanding composition for small drum or set, a composition for a melodic percussion instrument using the technique of playing with four drumsticks, and a composition for timpani.Ability to improvise on an instrument determined by the examination committee.



Degree master post bachelor
Study duration 2 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 5086 per year
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