The Hochschule für Musik 'Hanns Eisler' offers a consecutive Master study programme for Choir Conducting.
The Master of Music - Orchestra Conducting and Choir Conducting is designed to prepare students for a successful career as conducters of a high-quality ensemble in opera and concert. This will be achieved by an individual subject-specific and general education in musicology as well as the teaching of other interdisciplinary skills.
|Department||Wind Instruments, Percussion, Conducting, Coaching|
|Study Program||Master of Music - Choir Conducting|
|Language of Instruction||German|
|Course Description||Click here|
|Academic Degree||Master of Music -Choir Conducting|
|Duration of Study||2 years/4 semesters|
|Entry to Degree Programme||Winter or summer semester|
|Entrance Requirements||Applicants need to fulfill the following requirements:|
- Bachelor of Music in the same main subject as he/she applies for, achieved at a Conservatory/Academy of Music in Germany or in a Bologna country, with 240 ECTS or
- an equivalent degree in the same main subject he/she applies for
|Semester Fee||Semesterticket: 176,00 €|
Social Contribution: 41,20 €
Social Fund: 3 €
AStA: 7 €
Administration Fee: 50 €
In Total: 277,20 €
|Entrance Examination||- in May/June for the winter semester|
- in January/February for the summer semester
The Hochschule für Musik 'Hanns Eisler' will officially invite applicants to the entrance examination
|Regulations||Application and admissions regulations|
|Applicant and Student Advisory Office||Click here|
|Main Subject Choir Conducting||The examination is divided into two rounds:|
Conducting on the piano (10 minutes)
After the first round the examination commission will decide about the admissions to the second round.
choir rehearsal (45 minutes). The applicant is asked to show his/her abilities in working with a choir. The candidates are expected to show appropriate rehearsal techniques as well as a realization of their individual ideas on interpretation
Musical pieces will be announced approx. four weeks prior to the entrance examination.
Applicants are asked to show their firm rehearsing techniques, their communication abilities in gestures, and their accurate musical ear.