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Graduates in music performance are created for graduate student who seek careers as professional singers, pianists, orchestral players, studio teachers, and professors.
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Part time Masters Degree in Music Performance in the United Kingdom
This programme is designed for students who wish to specialise in performance while studying for an academic degree. Students have the unique opportunity to develop performance in specific Asian and African music traditions to a professional standard. [+]
Duration: Full time: 1 calendar year. Part-time: 2/3 calendar years.
Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent), usually in Music
Start of programme: September intake only
Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time
This programme is designed for students who wish to specialise in performance while studying for an academic degree. Students have the unique opportunity to develop performance in specific Asian and African music traditions to a professional standard. They acquire expert knowledge about performance and the geographical or stylistic region of their performance specialism.
The performance component of the programme, in which students choose an Asian or African performance tradition, includes practice-based research. Students study the music of a particular region alongside performance theory training. Through a range of optional modules, they pursue additional interests as well.... [-]