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General Information

DepartmentVoice, (Music Theatre) Direction
Strings, Harp, Guitar
Winds, Percussion, Conducting, Correpetition
Piano, Composition, Theoretical Studies
Possible ConcentrationsLied Duo, Ensemble
Programme Duration4 semesters
Possible StartWinter and summer semester
Admission Requirements
  • All members of the ensemble must hold at least a Bachelor of Music or equivalent
  • The ensemble must have played together at least a year
  • All members must have advanced musical ability in the programme subject which must be demonstrated in the audition exam
  • Ensembles in the case of this programme mean Lied Duos and ensembles of at least three instruments
Audition Exam
  • For winter semester: May/June
  • For summer semester: January/February

Exact dates for the upcoming Examination Week can be found here.

Participation is only possible after successful completion of an application and the resulting invitation.

Admission RegulationsAdmission Regulations (only available in German) can be downloaded as a PDF here.


There is no pre-selection for the master's programme Chamber Music. All groups that have registered in time will be invited to Berlin for the entrance examination. If an entrance examination on site in Berlin is not possible due to the Corona Pandemic, the registered groups will be informed separately by the Commission.

Audition Exam

Audition Programme

For the audition exam, applicants must submit a programme with their application, which they are then to prepare. Applicants choose their own works based on the guidelines provided.

  • all movements of at least three large works of different styles

The exam commission chooses 20 minutes of music to be performed for the audition exam.

The entrance exam consists of one exam on the major and one subsequent discussion of suitability if applicable.

For further information regarding this study programme and application process, we highly recommend you to contact the relevant academic adviser.


Application Deadline
  • For winter semester: 15 April
  • For summer semester: 15 November
Application Fee60,- € more