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Brass Band Conducting

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

24 months
Duration
21962 GBP/year
11163 GBP/year
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About

For entry to the MMus Brass Band Conducting course at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, you must apply via UCAS Conservatoires. 

Overview

The UCAS Conservatoires Institution Code for the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is R59 and the Course Code for the MMus Brass Band Conducting is 809F (intensive) or 810F (full time).

Overview

  • Conducting technique class involving the study and practice of technique away from the band
  • Observation and participation in RWCMD Brass Band rehearsals
  • Rehearsal analysis tutorials
  • Observation of conductors within a professional context
  • Opportunities to direct RWCMD ensembles, rehearsals and productions
  • Opportunities to conduct self-promoted student performances
  • Performance classes, usually in the company of students from a range of disciplines
  • Full programme of brass band performances
  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Training in career development, self-promotion and sustainable technique
  • International masterclass series
  • Fully integrated performance programme by international artists

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Brass Band Conducting 
  • The Professional Musician 
  • Psychology of Collaborative Performance
  • Research Project Or Reflecting on Performance 
  • Advanced Teaching Skills
  • Advanced Outreach Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry is by audition and candidates should be able to demonstrate a level of performance ability appropriate for professional training. 
  • Minimum entry requirements usually include a 2:1 degree in music or an equivalent qualification. 
  • Candidates who have been studying or working in another field will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21962 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21962 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    11163 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11163 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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