Musical careers are more flexible and more international than ever before. Musicians work together with professionals from different art disciplines and from various social sectors more often. The ever-changing professional field asks for musicians who are capable to work in the most diverse contexts and who know how to cope with the challenges of the current music industry and society. The study route New Audiences and Innovative Practice , part of the Master of Music, was developed to deal with these challenges.
NAIP is for students from all musical genres who are interested in leading creative cross-over projects and attracting and creating of new audiences. You are being educated to become an excellent and all-round musician able to deal with different artistic and social contexts in a creative manner. In doing so, you as a musician will often work together with professionals from other art disciplines in various social projects.
The New Audiences and Innovative Practice programme from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen ) is the first joint European Master in the musical field. The two year innovative curriculum was designed by five conservatoires and seven external professional and educational institutions in four European countries.
After graduating you are an innovative master of music who is able to perform, create music and lead and organise music projects at a high level. You have learned to cooperate with professionals from other art disciplines and sectors in creative collaborative projects and performances, in various contexts and places within society.
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- Leading & Guiding
- Performance & Communication
- Practice-based Research
- Project Management & Entrepreneurship
- Instrumental tuition
- Professional Integration Project
- Creative ensemble
- Improvisation ensemble
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesMusic Music History Liberal Arts View 8 other Masters in Music History in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The Master of Music programme is the sequel to the Bachelor of Music, both nationally and internationally. Target groups for admission are recently graduated Dutch and international Bachelor of Music students. The Master of Music programme may also be interesting for candidates who have been working in the professional field for several years.
All candidates must have:
- convincing musical and artistic capacities
- a study attitude that is inquisitive and open-minded; investigative and innovative; independent and reflective.
- professional and intellectual capacities on the level of higher education.
In addition, candidates:
- want to make an active contribution to the further development of professional practice.
- want to delve into the meaning of music practice for society.
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International6816 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6816 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA1084 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 24 months.
The tuition fee for the first year is €1,084 for EU students. For subsequent years, the annual amount is around €2,168. Check our website for more information.
Living costs for Groningen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.