Master of Music
- Study Mode :
Part-time (for Conducting Major - Specialisation in Conducting for Chinese Orchestras)
- Normal Duration :
2 years Full-time /
3-4 years Part-time (for Conducting Major - Specialisation in Conducting for Chinese Orchestras)
- Credit Requirement :
- Major Study Areas :
The programme equips students for entry into the music profession at a high artistic level. Students gain comprehensive knowledge and experience through participation in a wide range of solo, ensemble, and orchestral performance activities. The flexible curriculum caters for individual interests, enables students to develop an area of performance specialism, and cultivates the cognitive and generic skills to meet the demands of the profession.
|Western Music||Piano||Piano, Collaborative Piano|
|Strings||Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Harp, Classical Guitar|
|Woodwinds||Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone|
|Brass||Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba|
|Percussion||Timpani and Orchestral Percussion|
|Chinese Music||Bowed strings||Gaohu, Banhu, Erhu|
|Plucked strings||Yangqin, Liuqin, Pipa, Ruan, Sanxian, Zheng, Guqin|
|Winds||Dizi, Sheng, Suona|
The programme provides high level training in conducting, analytical techniques, and related professional research training. Students have opportunities to conduct various ensembles and orchestras in the Academy, and gain comprehensive knowledge and experience through participation in a wide range of seminars and masterclasses. In addition to the consolidation of repertoire knowledge, the curriculum enables students to develop their critical interpretation and own conducting style.
|Conducting for Western Orchestra|
|Conducting for Chinese Orchestra|
The programme provides professional training in composition, analytical skills, and related research technique at an advanced level. In addition to the consolidation of technical and conceptual skills fundamental to the creative process, the curriculum provides a practical environment for students to compose in a variety of styles and contexts. Students have opportunities to work with colleagues of the other Schools at the Academy, have their works performed in public concerts, and acquire experience in concert organisation and the promotion of their own compositions.
The medium of instruction is Chinese for Performance Major (Specialisations under Chinese Music) and Conducting Major (Specialisation in Conducting for Chinese Orchestras), and English for Performance Major (Specialisations under Western Music), Conducting Major (Specialisation in Conducting for Western Orchestras) and Composition Major.
* Sudents may only elect to enroll in ensemble(s) that consist(s) of instrumentations that include their specialised instruments
^ not an option of performance elective for students of Collaborative Piano
|Independent Study Electives|
Film and TV Electives
Theatre and Entertainment Arts Electives
Electives offered by Performing Arts Research unit