Post Graduate Performance Сourse: «The Art of Instrumental Music Performance (Piano)»

Pre-requisite requirements:

  • Specialist degree/ Master degree in Piano performance
  • Library-research paper (summary, review) on the professional topic 3500-4000 words in length (19-20 pages). A standard research paper format should be used for the paper..

Entrance examinations requirements:


  • Performing the programme
    Applicants are required to perform:
  1. one Prelude and Fugue by Bach
  2. part of a Classical Sonata or Concerto
  3. one large-scale piece containing technically-demanding elements
  4. one technically-demanding Etude


  • Presentation of the library-research paper (summary, review) on the professional topic. Interview with faculty on the topic of the paper..

Russian language

1. Written test
2. Reading and retelling professionally oriented text (1, 5 pages)
3. Answering text dependent questions, one question for written answer
4. Free conversation with the board on the professional topics

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