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Opera Coaching

University of the Arts Helsinki

30 months
5000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Opera Coaching programme at the University of the Arts Helsinki is aimed at pianists who aspire to contribute to opera productions and collaborate with singers and orchestra musicians.


The Opera Coaching programme at the University of the Arts Helsinki consists of opera coaching and production-based work as well as studies in piano, conducting, vocal chamber music and vocal music. You will also complete a thesis project and research studies. 

During your studies, you will get to take part in the productions of the opera programme and contribute to the Sibelius Academy’s performances, concert activities, and auditions. 

The Academy’s opera training produces at least two full-scale opera productions a year, and opera coaching students are actively involved in the process.


Upon graduation, you will be a versatile professional in opera music and able to take responsibility of large-scale music coaching projects and piano performances.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mastering the Basics of Music
  • Opera in Context
  • Ways of talking about opera
  • The Singer
  • Baroque 
  • Romanticism 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You must submit the following:

  • Certificate of basic education and transcript of records
  • Certificate of language proficiency
  • Document exempt

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 30 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

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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