You enjoy intensive individual tuition alongside many activities designed to develop your artistry, musical fluency, and personal and professional awareness. On the practical side, you benefit from master classes, individual ensemble coaching/playing, performance and composition workshops, and teaching techniques. Academic work explores themes such as musicianship, music history and professional development. As well as a thorough grounding in technical and performance skills, including an emphasis on harmony and aural training, you cover other areas such as education and outreach work, conducting music projects and many more.
As you progress, you begin to specialise and, provided you attain an appropriate level of skill, you will be offered the opportunity to spend a term or semester abroad at one of our partner institutions. A major project lets you explore a specialism and format to match to your professional aspirations, which can be anything, connected to music, from performances to business projects, dissertations to multi-media installations.