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Studying the Kalaidos “Musikhochschule” Program with the IPAC Music Academy combines elements of distance learning and typical teaching situations. The maximum degree of flexibility in regard to location and time allows for musical and music pedagogic studies at every age and stage of life.

Some of the programs of IPAC Music Academy can be completed in Korea with the assistance of the globally coordinated service system, so you can study both at home and abroad according to your needs and preferences.

Practical part:
-Performance of works from at least three different music eras(Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary Music, taking into account the relevant compositional developments of contemporary music), one of them must be contemporary.

For singers: at least two different languages.

Performance by heart expressly desired.
-Sight reading

For singers: prose or poetry
-Short piano performance(not for keyboard instruments)

Maximum duration: 20 minutes

 

Theoretical part:
Listening, singing/replaying, writing down short melodies, chords and rhythms
Conversation and feedback with the examination jury

 

MASTER PEDAGOGY
A 30-minute program is to be prepared from which the onsite examination jury will select 20 minutes.
– Performance of three works, cycles or single movements of different character and technique from three different music eras (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary Music, taking into account the relevant compositional developments of contemporary music).

Singing in at least two different languages.

Performance by heart is expressly desired.

 

MASTER PERFORMANCE
A 40-minute program is to be prepared from which the onsite examination jury will select 25 minutes.
– Performance of three works, cycles or single movements of different character and technique from three different music eras (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary Music, taking into account the relevant compositional developments of contemporary music), one of the pieces must be contemporary.

Singing in at least two different languages.

Performance by heart is required.

At least two pieces must have a high level of technical difficulty.
-Sight reading of a piece with about 2 minutes preparation time

For singers: Performance of prose or poetry in the mother tongue or examination language Conversation with the examination jury

 

MASTER SPECIALIZED
Requirements for Application:
Master of Arts Diploma in Classical Music Performance

Exam Program:
-Performance of three works, cycles or single movements of different character and technique from three different music eras (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary Music, taking into account the relevant compositional developments
of contemporary music). One of the pieces must be contemporary.

For singers: singing in at least two different languages required.

Performance by heart is expected.

All pieces must possess a high level of technical and musical difficulty.
-Sight reading/singing of a piece with approx. 2 minutes preparation time

For singers: Performance of prose or poetry in the mother tongue or examination language Conversation with the examination jury For more information on admissions

All final degrees of IPAC Music Academy’s performanceintensive “Musikhochschule” Degree programs in cooperation with Kalaidos Music University are recognized internationally.

In general, the artistic job market is independent from diploma certificates. The typical ways to succeed in this field, apart from the central issue of artistic quality and autonomy, are auditions, networking and self-marketing.

The highly competitive international environment calls for years of intense studies at the level of a Master of Arts in Music Performance or even superior degree courses, like the Soloist diploma, with success still remaining only a
possibilty. IPAC Music Academy’s performance-intensive “Musikhochschule” Degree programs will prepare the graduates for entering a demanding job market by offering balanced training, consisting of a broad professional qualification on the highest high level and a focus on special fields. This will enrich the individual profile of the graduates to develop their personal potential to its best advantage.

For the explanations regarding the curriculum and further information of your degree program, check out the page for the degree program you are following here, where you will also find detailed information on all the courses in your program(s) in the Study Guide PDF(also on the Directories page)

The duration of IPAC Music Academy’s “Musikhochschule” Degree program is dependent primarily on the single student’s performance potential. Flexibility in deciding the course of your studies and consideration of both educational
backgrounds and learning rates are central ideas of this concept, thus following one of the basic ideas of the Bologna accord: goal orientation. It therefore goes without saying that degrees here can be completed on a full- or part-time basis:
working alongside studies and family life should not impede studying, as long as the student demonstrates the necessary amount of competence in planning and time management. This will be taken into account at your acceptance interview, scheduling meeting and also with your Learning Agreement.

 

The standard time period to complete the Master’s of Arts in Music Performance (instrumental/vocal Music) is 4 full-time semesters. If you intend to be a part-time student, the time may be extended to a maximum of 6 semesters. If you are highly gifted and demonstrate an exceptional amount of
effort and/or an appropriate educational background, allowing for professional experiences and previous studies, an intense period of studies will be considered.

 

The arrangement and duration of studies will be established at the scheduling meeting at the beginning of your studies and are to be recorded in the Learning Agreement.

The IPAC Music Academy is a partner Institution of the IPAC Music AcademyUniversity Schwitzerland.

Kalaidos Music University provides the structure of the study plans as well as the necessary regulations and contact and supervisory bodies for quality control.

All programs are accredited and internationally recognized.

To reach the intended flexibility and individualization, the courses of IPAC Music Academy’s “Musikhochschule” Degree program are strictly compliant with the goal orientation designated by the Bologna reform. Hence, reaching the learning objectives is verified via direct examinations in as many sections as possible, since that is the best way to take the individual educational background and learning speed into account.

Individual or group lessons, intensity of self-study, higher or lower learning speed have a direct effect on the actual number of lessons required and the effective time of the program.

Accelerating or temporarily lengthening the programs is possible, depending on the students level and circumstances (e.g. study and having a job at the same
time).

Yes, we offer preparatory courses for whom it is needed.

Even if you are not fluent in a foreign language, it will not affect your academic performance. Classes with foreign teachers can be conducted with the help of an interpreter.

Besides, the IPAC Music Academy offers many opportunities to learn a foreign language.

If you have more questions, please contact us or call us at
+82-2-587-2016. We are always happy to help!