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BMus (Hons) Composition

Birmingham Conservatoire

Conservatoire Course code 301F

Overview

This course provides 30 hours of individual specialist tuition on your first study instrument per year (increasing to 35 in year four), which is far more than is typically offered by academic university music courses. You are also allocated an additional five hours which you can allocate to additional areas of support and study of your choice. Our priority is to provide the perfect preparation for a successful career in instrumental performance, music technology or composition. We pay care and attention to treating musicians as entrepreneurs, and aim to prepare students for the opportunities and challenges presented by the future of the profession, with the intention that they leave us as employable music professionals.

In addition to benefiting from individual tuition, you will enjoy a range of activities designed to develop your artistry, musical fluency and personal and professional awareness. On the practical side, you will benefit from masterclasses, individual ensemble coaching/playing, performance and composition workshops, and teaching techniques. You will find yourself with numerous opportunities to perform, and the chance to tailor your studies to your individual interests. Our Performance Coaching Programme – the first of its kind in the UK – uniquely and innovatively applies the principles of sports psychology to elite musical performance. In your academic work you will explore themes such as musicianship, music history and professional development.

This is an exciting time in our long history – you will be among the first students to benefit from our brand new facilities, including 5 public performance spaces, 7 industry standard recording studios, around 100 practice rooms and Birmingham's only dedicated jazz venue. We have invested £57 million into 9,000 sq m of purpose designed state-of-the-art teaching and performance facilities, which will be the first of its kind in the digital age.

Award: BMus
Professional Qualification
4 Years Full Time
Taught in English

Entry requirements

Application through Conservatoire.

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