Postgraduate Collaborative Piano

Collaborative Piano is offered as an MMus or Postgraduate Diploma programme. The degree and diploma are subject to validation.

MMus – 13 months intensive or two years full-time commencing in September.
Postgraduate Diploma – 10 months intensive or two years full-time commencing in September.

All students on this course are actively involved in the musical life of the College, accompanying students and ensembles in all departments. This emphasises and encourages the attitude of usefulness which will be essential for collaborative pianists throughout their careers.

Key Features

  • Advanced tuition in piano accompaniment from specialist staff
  • Regular coaching in ensemble performance
  • Masterclasses with leading international accompanists and chamber musicians
  • Specialist performance classes with students from a range of instrumental disciplines
  • Language classes and vocal coaching sessions
  • Advanced training in chamber music

Key Features of all Postgraduate Programmes

  • Two year, full time programmes starting in September
  • One year intensive programmes available in some cases
  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Training in career development, self-promotion and sustainable technique
  • International masterclass series
  • Fully integrated performance programme by international artists
  • Opportunities to work on historical instruments, supported by Informed Performance classes and seminars
  • Wide range of performance opportunities in world-class facilities
  • Training in performance analysis and presentation (MMus only)
  • Study of psychology of collaborative performance for conductors and orchestral performance (MMus only)
  • Advanced research training (MMus only)
  • Optional work-based learning module
  • Optional training in advanced teaching skills, outreach, sound recording and arts management
  • Opportunity to create and curate own performance projects
  • Focus on employability and transferable skills
  • Opportunities to study abroad at a partner conservatoire

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Validated by the University of South Wales