The Luthier School of Music offers a Master of Music degree in performance for instrumentalists and singers with the aim of improving their artistic level.
· To develop and strengthen musical independence and creativity.
· To work on a wide range of solo and chamber repertoire from different periods and styles.
· To develop stage presence and improve overall artistic level.
Instrumentalists and singers of all nationalities who hold a university degree or its equivalent. The Master of Music degree is currently offered in the following areas: Cello, Clarinet, Double bass, Flute, Guitar, Oboe, Piano, Saxophone, Viola, Violin, Voice.
Candidates must pass an entrance exam consisting of a thirty to forty-five minute long programme of concert repertoire, with works or movements from at least three different periods or styles. There will be a sight-reading test.
To demonstrate his level of proficiency and progress, the student will perform a twenty to forty minute programme of concert repertoire every trimester. Furthermore, the student will write programme notes for the recital. The programme and the programme notes must be presented at least fifteen days before the performance.
The final exam for the master degree consists of two separate performances, given within a time frame of two weeks at the most: a ) a concerto for the instrument and orchestra and b ) a full recital (approximately sixty minutes of music). The concerto and at least half the recital must be works which the student has not performed previously in other term recitals. The student must also present an extensive informative dossier for each programme (a minimum of tree thousand words in all a + b). The programme and the programme notes or dossier must be presented at least thirty days before the performance.
· Duration: 120 credits (ECTS) in two years comprising individual and collective lessons, master classes and public recitals.
Applications for the course will be accepted at any time, at the Luthier School of Music, accompanied by an application fee and a short cv or resume referring to the applicant's studies and experience, mainly with regard to his or her chosen subject.
Students may register for the course having passed the admission test, presenting the following: