- You will also get to lead Finnish orchestras on an annual basis. In your Orchestral conducting studies at the University of the Arts Helsinki you will become extensively acquainted with the literature of orchestral music, different styles and their special features and interpretations, as well with musical theatre such as opera, ballet and musical plays. As part of your professional skill set you will also learn the administrative tasks of a conductor.
- Over the course of its long history, the Sibelius Academy has educated a long and illustrious line of internationally renowned conductors. Sibelius Academy alumni include e.g. Mikko Franck, Hannu Lintu, Susanna Mälkki, Eva Ollikainen, Sakari Oramo, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Esa-Pekka Salonen, John Storgårds and Osmo Vänskä.
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- Study of musical instruments
- History of the instrument
- History of music
- History of Bulgarian music
- Methods of teaching music
- Praxis in music teaching
- Musical analysis
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
All applicants should submit the following documents:
- Certificate of your prior education and a transcript of study records
- Certificate demonstrating your language skills
- Document that proves release from liability for payment of tuition fees
Your submitted documents must state your current name and the degree programme they relate to. If the documents are not in Finnish, Swedish, or English, you must submit an authorised translation into one of these languages.
International5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Helsinki
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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