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This study programme is only available in German.
The instrumental studies programme in accordion imparts knowledge of the specialised repertoire for this instrument in the fields of solo performance, chamber music and orchestral literature and qualifies graduates to meet the unique demands of their profession. Thus, versatile involvement in the most diverse situations becomes possible and students attain stage presence at a high level.
The instrumental studies programme Accordion provides comprehensive training and perfection in musical and interpretative capabilities as well as the technical skills to perform on the instrument accordion, all of which are required for a professional musical career.
The degree programme consists of the central artistic discipline, several compulsory subjects (e.g. aural training, composition, musical forms, musical history, chamber music, choir, ensemble and orchestra, accordion building studies, accordion tuning, basics of academic working techniques as well as source-oriented academic working technique) and several elective subjects. Students have to choose a priority subject. As of the third semester at the latest attendance is compulsory in the artistic group lessons “Orchestra”. The bachelor's exam consists of a programme that is to cover certain areas. It will be determined by the teacher of the central artistic subject which was studied last; the students, however, can also make suggestions. Forty-five minutes have to be played during the exam. Playing from memory is not necessary.
Students have to pass an admission test. It consists of a theoretical part (aural test and music theory) and an instrumental exam.