Preparatory Course

Pre-requisite requirements:

  • General musical training
  • Conducting proficiency
  • Conducting technique
  • Diploma of complete secondary education (high –school diploma) or diploma from an accredited specialized music institution
  • Age: minimum age 18 years

Entrance examinations requirements:

  • Performing a programme to applicant’s choice.
    The candidate is required to conduct a movement of a symphonic work (arranged for two pianos)

  • The candidate is required to determine:
  1. the key of a chord in relation to a given pitch not used in the chord;
  2. melodic intervals both simple and compound (over several octaves), one tone followed by another, as a «chain of intervals»;
  3. harmonic intervals (simple and compound).

Russian language
Knowledge of Russian at the Intermediate level is recommended.