Master of Music (Opera)

Voice, focus on Opera (Master of Music)

This masters programme offers training toward the specific goal of professional opera singing and offers a course including extensive practical experience.  Role study and stage experience are emphasized in addition to the applied major in vocal studies.

Graduates are expected to be prepared to enter the professional opera world upon completing this course and to have the qualities needed to build a long-term stage career. 

University opera productions and co-operation with local theatres enable students to gather practical experience on stage.  The opportunity to participate in Master Classes with personalities renowned in the opera world, and auditions for agents complete the programme.

Programme content:

The artistic subjects are central to this programme:  Applied Voice, Acting classes, Role Study and Opera Ensemble and the opera productions.  The unit on stylistic practise rounds out the artistic programme with work on Lied and oratorio repertoire as well as early and contemporary music.  

Furthermore, we offer specific language training for operatic singing and Italian opera, Speech training  (German) and further standard languages, such as French and Russian. Movement class, stage dancing and sight reading round out the artistic training.

Performance and audition training and seminars in business practise and contract law provide important additional information for the professional singer.   Two semesters of musicology and a masters thesis are required in addition to the practical training. 




Last modified: 2016-05-09

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