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Master’s Programme in Music Performance, Western Classical Music

As a master student at the Department of Classical Music and Music Education , you will be challenged, motivated, inspired and prepared for a career in music.  You will meet high-profiled performers strongly motivated to help you to develop as a musician!

The students get to participate in competitions and concerts. ©ECAL 2019 - Joerg Singer
The students get to participate in competitions and concerts. ©ECAL 2019 - Joerg Singer

The Master’s Programme in Music Performance, Western Classical Music is designed to enable students to accomplish their musical potential and to prepare them for a future career through a variety of learning modules. The Master’s degree can be achieved through a written thesis or a performing specialization.

Students can choose from five different in-depth areas: 

  • Ensemble Singing
  • Orchestral Artistry
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Choir Conducting
  • Creative Performer

The Instrumental lectures consist of one-to-one tuition, workshops, masterclasses, chamber music and orchestral- and opera projects. The students get many opportunities to perform in concerts, and to take part in projects with our professional partners in the Southern Norwegian region.

Former students say:

The University of Agder has  a lot to offer international students:

  • Students will co-operate with Kilden Theatre and Concert Hall, which houses one of the largest symphony orchestras in Norway. They will participate in concerts and projects which will provide important work experience.
  • International students have guaranteed accommodation if the application is submitted before the deadline.
  • No study fees:  there are no tuition fees for higher education in Norway. Non EU- students must pay a student deposit, which will be refunded after enrolment and their first semester registration. The students must be able to finance their own housing and living expenses.
  • Top facilities on campus where you can compose, record and perform.
  • Discover the world! All our graduate programmes have exchange opportunities
  • Great and modern infrastructure at UiA and in Norway.
    • Norway is a highly developed country with ambitious plans for sustainability, community, development.
    • Excellent student life!
    • International students will be welcomed at the University with their own «Buddy» who will guide them around the university, answer questions and introduce them to new people. This will also be followed up by a welcome dinner and other activities.
    • Registration deadline: Dec. 1st 
    • More information about the application process.

Read more about the Programme of study  

Chamber Music Class 2017. Photo: Cordula Hacke

Chamber Music Class 2017. Photo: Cordula Hacke

Checklist for international degree seeking students

Mie Reibo Dahl

Mie Reibo Dahl

Questions about this programme? Contact Mie Reibo Dahl at e-mail:  mie.g.reibo@uia.no