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Bachelor of Music 8 semesters German B 2 (GER)

Qualifying exam

  • Main subject

    Artistic-practical exam
    Duration: 15-20 minutes
    A written programme must be brought to the examination.

    • one baroque piece
    • one piece by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven
    • one piece of the Romantic period or Impressionism
    • one virtuoso etude
    • one piece composed after 1945 (e.g. Stockhausen, Ligeti, Gubaidulina, Takemitsu, Yun, Boulez, Henze, Cage) or a work composed before 1945 by Schönberg, Berg, Webern, Messiaen
    • sight-reading

    All works must be performed from memory, with the exception of those composed after 1945.

    Ear training

    Written and oral exam

    Music theory

    Written and oral exam

Application process

Find out more on our application and admissions page.

for studies starting in winter semester 2021/22 Subject-specific study and examination regulations (German)

The subject-specific study and examination regulations form the legal basis for your degree programme. They contain all the information you need to know about your studies, including module descriptions and how your grades are calculated.

What can I expect in this study area?

Professional field for which the course qualifies

The Bachelor's degree in Piano (Performance) prepares students for a future artistic career that could hardly be more individual. A subsequent career as a concert soloist or chamber musician places high demands on graduates' artistic ability and personality, as well as their communication and marketing skills.

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