MA in Clarinet Performance

Name of programme: Clarinetist Performance

Level of degree: Master

Qualification written in the degree: Clarinetist

Language of study: English

Area of education: Music art

Duration of programme: 4 semesters

Number of credit points necessary for the MSc degree: 120 credit points

Tution fee: 3000 euro/semester

The aim of study programme:

The aim of the course is to acquire a higher level musical, technical and orchestral repertory; a deeper knowledge of the characteristics and requirements of orchestral and chamber music; as well as the knowledge of different styles. In regards to the styles the adequate performance of these styles, studying specific theoretical and historical materials, learning methods that help students to understand complicated music, the knowledge of analytical tools and instruments, and the basic general (theoretical and historical) studies required from a professional. The graduates will be prepared to do research in their given specialization, and to take part in further studies at the doctoral level.
a) The graduates of the Master’s course will acquire:
- a higher level musical, technical and orchestral repertory;
- the specific requirements of orchestral and chamber music;
- different styles and their performance;
- methods, which help gain a better understanding and deeper knowledge of the specific theoretical and historical materials and of the analytical instruments;
- the basic and general material a professional musician should know,
- the specific requirements of the instrument;
- mastery in instrumental techniques,
- a higher level musical and technical repertoire of the instrument;
- stage performance with a piano accompanist , the ethics of behaviour and mediation


The content of the study programme:

  • Human Literacy: 8 credits
  • Music history and Music theory: 16 credits
  • Differentiated Professional Knowledge: 50 credits
  • Community music modes: 19 credits
  • Diploma recital: 15 credits
  • Freely elected courses: 12 credits


Admission requirement,

1. An authorized copy of a BA degree from any higher education institution already completed.

2. Personal interview and clarinet audition (or authentic video recording of the clarinet performance)

3. English language skills that are sufficient for musician training


Minimum language skills required by the training according to the CEFR

One of the following indications of English-language proficiency:

a. TOEFL IBT test score of 66 or PBT score 513

b. Cambridge First Certificate  grade B

c. IELTS score of 5.5

d. any official certificate equal to the above mentioned


Thesis requirements:

The total number of credits needed to complete the programme is 120. The courses of the programme are divided into three categories: compulsory courses (93 credits), diploma recital (15 credits) and elective courses (12 credits).


Contact person:

associate professor and head of department