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Master of Music

Study Mode Full-time / Part-time (for Conducting (Chinese Orchestras only))
Normal Duration 2 years / 3 - 4 years for Conducting (Chinese Orchestras only))
Tuition Fee (HK$) Please refer to Fees and Financial Aid
Credit Requirement 60
Major Study Areas
Performance (Western and Chinese Music )
Conducting (Chinese or Western Orchestras)
Composition
Programme Leader Dr Grace Yu

 

Performance Major (Western and Chinese Music)

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
Violin
Viola
Cello
Double Bass
Harp
Classical Guitar
Flute
Clarinet
Oboe
Bassoon
Saxophone
Horn
Trumpet
Trombone
Bass Trombone
Euphonium
Tuba
Timpani and Orchestral Percussion
Piano
Collaborative Piano
Voice
Chinese Music
Gaohu
Banhu
Erhu
Yangqin
Liuqin
Pipa
Ruan
Sanxian
Zheng
Guqin
Dizi
Sheng
Suona
Chinese Percussion
 
 
 
 
 

 

Conducting (Chinese or Western Orchestras)

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.

Composition

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.

Music student in class