Main Studies Exam Requirements

Main Studies (MIX001) Exam Requirements MA

Accompaniment Class


Course Requirements:

  • At least one performance per semester
  • One independent concert (duration 50–60 minutes) performed at the academy or outside venue
  • Active participation in master classes and academy competitions
  • Collaboration with other performance students

Term 1:

  • Perform a varied program (duration 20–25 minutes) in collaboration with a singer or instrumentalist

Term 2:

  • Perform a lied-duo program (duration 20 minutes). NB! The student may choose to perform the piano reduction of an opera (10–15 pages), 3 arias or an orchestral work instead.

Term 3:

  • Perform a program (duration 20–25 minutes) containing songs, arias and/or instrumental works in varied styles. NB! The student may choose to perform a vocal cycle instead.

Term 4:
Master’s Degree Examination (MIX011)

  • Perform a freely chosen concert program (duration 35–40 minutes) as an accompanist and/or lied pianist. The program may contain opera arias as well as a selection of instrumental pieces.