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COMPOSITION

                            

 

                                     

 

                                                

 
 

Study description

The analysis and work with contemporary compositions, the development of an individual musical language and the creation of new compositions within the worlds of modern jazz and popular music are the focal points of the composition study at the VMI. The emphasis lies in the artistic and creative areas and leads to an advanced level of education. Alongside weekly private instruction in composition, particular emphasis is placed upon the work within a composer ensemble. Various theoretical and practical supplementary subjects (e.g. computer-aided composition, media composition and film music) of this study expand the spectrum and make it a comprehensive and practical education, and an officially recognised degree.

 

Study details

Study commencement: September (cross-entry in February possible)

Study duration: 8 semesters

ECTS: 240

Credit for previous studies: Study programs and/or courses previously completed at officially recognised institutions can be accredited for study at the VMI. The minimum study duration is reduced accordingly.

Requirements: Musical experience and knowledge of music theory as well a timely online registration and passing the entrance exam (audition). Applicants from non-EU countries must have a valid visa. This can be applied for the relevant consulate upon passing the entrance exam.

Tutors: All courses are conducted by professional composers, internationally active musicians and experienced educators as well as specialists from the creative industry, studio technology, musicology music management and marketing.

Curriculum: Study plan

Grants and scholarships: VMI students who satisfy the necessary legal requirements may be entitled to family benefit, student grants and scholarships. Further information regarding this matter can be attained from our office.

Graduation: The study is completed with the final diploma exam. The certificates and diplomas issued by the VMI are equivalent to those from state institutes of higher education and are internationally recognised.

Study fees:

€120 once-only enrolment fee

€305 monthly tuition fee

 

Study registration

Online registration

for the entrance exam is free, non-binding and possible at any time. Auditions serve to assess whether practical and theoretical skills are sufficient for the chosen study. Should the applicant not satisfy the criteria, or another study is found to be more appropriate (regardless of the study chosen in the online application), an alternative offer can be made. The entrance exams generally take place at the following times:

- For the winter semester (beginning of studies in September): May / June

- For the summer semester (beginning of studies in February): November / December

Alternative appointments can also be arranged.

 

 
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