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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Introduction

Piano Accompaniment is a varied and challenging postgraduate programme, led by lecturer and piano accompanist, Scott Mitchell, alongside a team of highly experienced professional accompanists and chamber musicians. You will engage in a wide range of collaborative opportunities to prepare you for this demanding profession working with students and lecturers from all departments at RCS.

Developing core accompaniment skills form the foundation of the programme. In addition to the extensive development of standard accompaniment repertoire, additional supporting skills are also cultivated in weekly group classes including; sight-reading, orchestral reductions, transposition, figured bass, choral accompaniment, vocal and instrumental coaching and languages.

Programme structure

Developing core accompaniment skills forms the foundation of the programme.

In addition to the extensive development of standard accompaniment repertoire, additional supporting skills are also cultivated in weekly group classes including; sight-reading, orchestral reductions, transposition, figured bass, choral accompaniment, vocal and instrumental coaching and languages.

As an accompanist, you will have many performing opportunities, whether in concerts, competitions or accompanying students. The programme provides a wide range of choice for assessment, including studio recordings, commissions of new collaborative works, independent projects and full length recitals. Students can also exit with PGDip awards.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 22,476per year

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University information

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Campus address

    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G2 3DB, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    157 72%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    76th

    15

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SIMILAR RANKING

Advanced Pianoforte Studies (PG Diploma)

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Music league table

81

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