New programme European Chamber Music Master

8 November 2018

The Royal Conservatoire presents a new Master's specialisation called the European Chamber Music Master (ECMaster). This is a new highly prestigious two-year joint programme developed by the European Chamber Music Academy.

The ECMaster provides established ensembles the opportunity for intensive study at the Royal Conservatoire and six other leading European institutions: the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. Fondazione Scuola di Musica di Fiesole Onlus, the Lietuvos Muzikos ir Teatro Akademija Vilnius, Norges musikkhøgskole, Oslo, and the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.

The students will experience training in chamber music performance to a professional level, develop knowledge of the repertoire through research activity and refine musical presentation, communication and technical skills as an ensemble musician.

All ECMAster students will:

  • Spend semester one and four at the Royal Conservatoire receiving weekly chamber music coaching from our team of internationally acclaimed tutors
  • Learn how to contribute to innovation and advancement in the field of chamber music as well as understanding the demands of musical life and the music industry
  • Spend semester two and three at two partner institutions as an integrated part of the programme
  • Explore collaborative activities and work with the Royal Conservatoire’s Art of Sound department creating a professional recording
  • Develop their knowledge of the stylistic and interpretative challenges of chamber music in a range of repertoires and traditions within classical music

Go to our ECMAster page for more information