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Top Master Programs in Performing Arts in Europe 2019

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The field of performing arts is a blanket term for all forms of performance, including dance, theater and music. Studies include academic pursuits, such as histories and theories, as well as technical training in a variety of performance styles.

Master's Degree in Performing Arts in Europe

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London College of Creative Media

Our programme in Music Performance can help you kick-start your entrepreneurial career. You will benefit from industry experts who will prepare you to deal with unpredict ... [+]

MMus in Music Performance

Are you looking to develop your performance skills so that you can position yourself at the forefront of the music industry? Do you want to pursue artistic and professional success in the music field?

Our programme in Music Performance can help you kick-start your entrepreneurial career. You will benefit from industry experts who will prepare you to deal with unpredictable business scenarios. Let us help you unleash your artistic potential and develop an original repertoire. Thanks to this programme, you can get one step closer to where you want to be.

MMus in Music Performance – PG Diploma and PG Certificate also available

This programme is designed to develop your skills as a performer, musical director, composer and arranger to an industry-leading standard. Over the course of this 12-month master’s programme, students will lead in a variety of creative, collaborative and professional settings that will develop your specialist performance skills and creative practice, while producing a significant body of original work that reflects a distinctive artistic voice.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Fontys University of Applied Sciences

The Master of Music at Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts in Tilburg, the Netherlands, is an advanced degree programme for highly gifted musicians who seek a caree ... [+]

Programme in brief

The Master of Music at Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts in Tilburg, the Netherlands, is an advanced degree programme for highly gifted musicians who seek a career as a professional performer on the international concert stage. The unique dimension of the Master of Music at Fontys is the personalized component: students receive a two-year scholarship and can tailor the program in accordance with the needs of their emerging career. Students may use their scholarship for taking courses with professors at Fontys and even with external professors and artists.

Content of the programme

The master offers you an intensive two-year programme. The core programme consists of international masterclasses, individual lessons, and lectures on research skills, cultural entrepreneurship, music philosophy and music marketing. Specializations: • Classical music (instrumental/vocal) • Pop (instrumental/vocal) • Jazz (instrumental/vocal) • Musical Theater • Music Theory • Composition/arranging (classical/jazz/pop) • Conducting... [-]

Netherlands Tilburg
September 2019
English
Full-time
24 months
Campus
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University of Glasgow

The MMus in Musicology provides students with intensive study in current trends in Musicology at an advanced level. The programme combines a broad base in musicological r ... [+]

Musicology MMus

The MMus in Musicology provides students with intensive study in current trends in Musicology at an advanced level. The programme combines a broad base in musicological research, including theoretical and methodological approaches from the historiography, analysis, sociology and cultural and critical study of music, with the possibility of specialising in fields such as Popular Music Studies, Screen Music Studies, Historically Informed Performance Practice (scholarly approaches only) and Sonic Arts Aesthetics and Criticism.

Why this Programme Provision of placements in musical or cultural and arts organisations Provision of tuition in digital musicology Provision of specialist tuition in creative industries and cultural policy at the Centre for Cultural Policy Research As a UNESCO City of Music, Glasgow is a unique centre of creative activity in diverse fields, from classical orchestras and ensembles, including BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Royal Scottish National Orchestra, to legendary venues in popular and traditional music, making it an outstanding place for musicological study. Our facilities include a Concert Hall, three studios, an audio lab and practice rooms We have an excellent collection of modern and historical keyboard instruments including two Steinway Model D grand pianos, a 1840s Broadwood grand piano, a Classical forte-piano, and two harpsichords. Other instruments include a selection of percussion instruments, a consort of viols, Baroque strings, recorders, crumhorns and other wind instruments. Programme Structure ... [-]
United Kingdom Glasgow
August 2019
English
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
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Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

When you have obtained your Bachelor of Music, you may wish to continue your studies and become a ‘Master of Music’. Our Master's degree programme takes two years to comp ... [+]

Master of Music

When you have obtained your Bachelor of Music, you may wish to continue your studies and become a ‘Master of Music’. Our Master's degree programme takes two years to complete. The academic programme can be tailored to your individual needs.
To be eligible for admission to the Master's programme, you must hold a music diploma from a recognized institution in the Netherlands (Bachelor of Music) or have attained a comparable level by other means, tailored to the academic programme offered by Conservatorium Maastricht. These programmes are only open to a limited number of participants. Entry is by audition only.


Alliance 
The Master of Music programme is offered by Conservatorium Maastricht and Fontys Conservatorium, Tilburg. These institutions are part of the Fontys and Zuyd University Alliance for Arts Education (Dutch: Alliantie voor de Kunsten Fontys en Zuyd), a joint arts venture between Zuyd University and Fontys University of Professional Education. AdmissionIn accordance with the requirements of all art faculties, you will be required to take an admission examination before a final decision on admission can be made. Apart from General Admission Requirements, you need to comply with Specific Admission Requirements.The admission exam consists of the following components:... [-]

Netherlands Maastricht
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English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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CEV - Escuela Superior de Comunicación, Imagen y Sonido

Get a high level professional training to become a music producer. This master will teach you how to compose, produce and coordinate music projects in different contexts ... [+]

Get a high level professional training to become a music producer. This master will teach you how to compose, produce and coordinate music projects in different contexts and will bring you closer to a technological environment in constant progression.

A great opportunity to expand your knowledge about the industry and contemporary music production also oriented to the world of cinema . This degree is taught exclusively in SPANISH.

goalsCompose and arrange own compositions, and adapt the works of others.Compose original music for a cinematographic, television or video game with criteria and capacity to adapt to the needs of the client.Work in a technology environment for music creation through the programming and use of sound synthesis and musical sequencing tools.Perform, direct or supervise musical recordings of their own compositions or those of others.Understand the contemporary music industry.ContentsMusic industry and music for audiovisualMajor Project: ProductionMusic technologyAdvanced studio recording techniquesMusical language and creative techniquesProfessional outingsComposer-arranger of songs.Recording producer of record works.Music composer for movies, television or video games.Specialist in music recordings.Project manager in record and music corporations.Price... [-]
Spain Madrid
October 2019
Spanish
Full-time
1200 hours
Campus
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Academy of Music & Sound Online

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs o ... [+]

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of contemporary musicians on a practical, academic and professional basis delivered by highly qualified professionals active in the music industry.

Course Explore in-depth an area of musicianship that interests you Expand and develop your competitive edge Gain academic recognition to explore theories and ideas

For Industry Professionals:We offer the opportunity to fast-track students with industry experience (10+ years) onto the masters. We map your previous experience against the two years of the foundation degree allowing you to progress straight onto the final year and achieve your masters degree.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
August 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
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Lund University

The Master’s Programme in Music has specialisations in Composition, Guitar, Harpsichord, Jazz Improvisation, Piano, Recorder, Symphony Orchestra Instruments, and Vocal St ... [+]

The Master’s Programme in Music has specialisations in Composition, Guitar, Harpsichord, Jazz Improvisation, Piano, Recorder, Symphony Orchestra Instruments, and Vocal Studies or Vocal and Drama Studies.

The Master’s Programme in Music aims to educate musicians possessing a high level of artistic and professional ability. On completion of the programme, the student must have well-developed knowledge and skills in order to work in a professional capacity in various forms – either as a soloist, a member of an established ensemble or in freely formed groups. The student must also have developed his/her ability for independent study. In addition, on completion of the programme, the student must have acquired well-developed entrepreneurial skills that increase his/her professional versatility in an ever-changing cultural life.... [-]

Sweden Malmö
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Universidade de Évora

The Master of Music aims to train musicians to develop an independent and professional career high level of artistic requirement, either solo, or incorporated in institut ... [+]

PRESENTATION

The Master of Music It aims to train musicians to develop an independent and professional career high level of artistic requirement, either solo, or incorporated in institutions or groups; develop research capacities and cravings for the renewal of repertoires at national and international level; promote relations between performer and composer; promote research according to international standards and practices; allow the acquisition of specific skills for access to higher education and training of 3rd cycle. Area of ​​specialization: Composition and Interpretation and specific formations: accordion; Tuba; euphonium; Corner; Transverse flute; Oboe; Clarinet; Bassoon; Organ; carnation; trumpet; Trombone; horn; Guitar; Portuguese guitar; Percussion; Piano; Saxophone; Violin; Viola; Cello; Contrabass; Jazz: Voice; Flute; Clarinet; trumpet; Saxophone; Trombone; Guitar; Piano; Vibraphone; Contrabass; Eletric bass; Drums.... [-]

Portugal Evora
October 2019
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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American College Dublin

This programme provides a student with an advanced introduction to the challenges and possibilities of organizing and presenting a public professional performance. ... [+]

Overview

This programme provides a student with an advanced introduction to the challenges and possibilities of organizing and presenting a public professional performance. Base on the development of a substantial live performance, the programme also offers supervision on an agreed dissertation topic and two courses in management and marketing from the College’s MBA programme. The core of the programme is the performance project. Under faculty supervision, the student is required to devise or identify a suitable recital, concert performance, or other approved live performance work, oversee the development of the project (original or adapted), arrange for rehearsal, directing and performance of the piece, and manage, market and produce a recorded public performance of the work. The student may be involved in all areas of the performance as musician, singer, dancer, writer, director, actor, technician, or engage others to assist in some or all of them. All aspects of the production, including the decision making that went into choosing the piece, a literary critical analysis of the programme content and a critical review of the performance, are documented in a substantial (10,000 words) dissertation. The dissertation module (9 credits) and the faculty panel’s evaluation of one of the recorded live performances (21 credits) provide the basis for the assessment of the project.... [-]

Ireland County Dublin
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

The film directing degree program is built on the system of mentor-led workshops providing small groups of students (six or less) an intensive guidance on how to transfor ... [+]

The film directing degree program is built on the system of mentor-led workshops providing small groups of students (six or less) an intensive guidance on how to transform a creative idea into a fully realized film.

Established in 2008, Cinema and Digital Media – Directing is a three-year follow-up Master's program taught in English for graduate students who already received a BA degree in Cinema or another field.

Program description

The students are selected for the program based on the evaluation of their talents and necessary skills level. The intentionally low number of students guarantees a personalized approach to every single student.

The program is built on the system of mentor-led workshops providing small groups of students (six or less) an intensive hands-on guidance on how to transform a creative idea into a fully realized short film.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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SOAS University of London

This programme is tailored for musicians and musicologists, anthropologists, teachers and composers, as well as those dedicated to developing an in-depth knowledge of a s ... [+]

MMus Ethnomusicology

Duration: One calendar year (full-time); Two or three years (part-time, daytime only)

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent), usually in Music

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Theoretical and practical grounding in the discipline of ethnomusicology, as well as the opportunity to develop performance and ethnographic skills, regional expertise, and a deeper understanding of global music – just some of what you can expect to develop on the MMus Ethnomusicology. This programme is tailored for musicians and musicologists, anthropologists, teachers and composers, as well as those dedicated to developing an in-depth knowledge of a specific music tradition.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
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English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

Expands the horizon of the scenery. Get the ability to visually and verbally structure a wide variety of spaces: interior, exhibition, temporary architecture, television ... [+]

Expands the horizon of the scenery. Get the ability to visually and verbally structure a wide variety of spaces : interior, exhibition, temporary architecture, television or live entertainment.

Course fileType of course: MasterSpanish LanguageSchool: IED DesignIED credits: 60Duration: 9 monthsHours: Afternoon 19.00 - 22.30 h. LV 3, 4 or 5 days a weekAssistance: On-siteQualification: Private at the end of the course a certificate will be delivered certifying that it has been successfully completed and passed.Aimed at: graduates or graduates with professional experience in the fields of art, design, architecture, interior design, etc.Admission process: CV, motivation letter for the completion of this course, Portfolio (not exceeding 3MB), link to website or own blog, in the case of having them, knowledge of Autocad will be assessed. Personal interview, if the Didactic Coordination deems it appropriate.... [-]
Spain Madrid
October 2019
Spanish
Full-time
9 months
Campus
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University of Nicosia

The MMus programme aims to ensure the students’ ability to excel in today’s professional environment, where musicians must possess exceptional training as both teachers a ... [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Music (MMus, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time and Part-time are both possible. Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

The MMus programme aims to ensure the students’ ability to excel in today’s professional environment, where musicians must possess exceptional training as both teachers and performers. Specifically, it enhances and develops the students’ personal performance standards; the range of their performance experience; their effectiveness as pedagogues; and their problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.

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Cyprus Nicosia
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English
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Campus
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UNIR

With the Master in Musical Research and Online Musicology you will acquire a deep and current vision of the different tendencies in all areas of music: Musicology, Compos ... [+]

Study your Master in Music Research and Musicology online with UNIR

With the Master in Musical Research and Online Musicology you will acquire a deep and current vision of the different tendencies in all areas of music: Musicology, Composition, Sonology, Management and Musical Pedagogy .

This Official Master's Degree in Online Music offers the most current tools for doctoral research tasks and for teaching in all types of educational centers.

With the help of a faculty of musicians of great professional prestige, you will master computer applications for the analysis of scores and files related to sound art, as well as for the teaching of musical concepts.

With this distance Master in Musical Research you will get:... [-]

Spain Logroño
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Spanish
Part-time
1 year
Online
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Open University Of Cyprus

The aim of the postgraduate program THEATRICAL STUDIES is the scientific specialization and research in the subject of the theatrical studies, with specialization in the ... [+]

The aim of the postgraduate program THEATRICAL STUDIES is the scientific specialization and research in the subject of the theatrical studies, with specialization in the following three directions: (1) Survival of ancient drama; (2) Theatrical education; and (3) acting and directing. For more details, see The "Program Structure" section below).

Who is interested in the postgraduate program? Theatrical studies; The Graduate Program Theatrical Studies addresses, among others:

Graduate departments of theoretical studies, Graduate philological departments, Graduate departments of foreign literature, Graduates of pedagogical departments, Graduate departments of social, economic and related sciences, Graduates of all specialties, whose subject is taught in secondary education, Actors and people of the theater with a university degree. ... [-]
Cyprus Cyprus Online
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Greek
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Online
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