53.03.02 «The Art of Instrumental Music Performance» Piano

Pre-requisite requirements:

  • General musical training
  • Diploma of complete secondary education (high –school diploma) or diploma from an accredited specialized music institution
  • Age: minimum age 18 years

Entrance examinations requirements:

Applicants are required to perform:

  • One polyphonic piece (Prelude and Fugue by J.S.Bach from The Well-Tempered Clavier or Prelude and Fugue by D. Shostakovich);

  • Classical Sonata or Concerto (F.J.Haydn, W.A.Mozart, L.van Beethoven), I or II and  III movements, or classical variations;

  • Two technically-demanding Etudes (one for finger technique, one for another kind of technique);

  • One large-scale piece containing technically-demanding elements (concerto is not recommended).

Russian language

1. Written test
2. Writing a summary of the text read aloud
3. Reading and retelling a text
4. Presenting a short report on one of the conversational topics
5. Brief conversation with the teacher on one of the everyday topics

Knowledge of Russian at the Intermediate level (Test of Russian as a Foreign language. First Certification level).