Do you want to develop further as a musician? At the master's programme in music performance you work diligently to further develop your technical skills at an advanced and professional level. You advance your skills as an instrumentalist, develop a personal expression, and gain specialized knowledge about your instrument. The program also has a theoretical component where you acquire knowledge about the field of music, and learn to relate this theoretical knowledge to practical performance of music. The knowledge and skills you learn in the course, gives you a solid foundation to engage in musical innovation and communicate about and through music.
The master’s programme has two specialisations:
Upon completed course you will earn a master's degree in music performance. The program qualifies to work as a professional musician, as well as for creative and artistic work in the arts and cultural sector. It is a good starting point for a musical career. Completed master's degree may qualify to attend studies on a higher level, such as the PhD program at the University of Agder.
You can take part of the master's program in Music Performance, Western Classical Music abroad. It is facilitated for exchange in the 3rd semester.
A completed Master’s degree in Music Performance qualifies for PhD-level work, e.g. at the Faculty of Fine Arts, UiA.
Armenian pianist and Assistant Professor at UiA, working as an accompanist and research fellow and actively involved in various projects of the cultural life of Norway, as well as performing internationally.
"The best thing about working with my students is the time I get to work with each of them individually. My priority is to find out which musical aspects could be developed in each student.", says Kharatyan.