Specialist Degree: «Academic Сhoral Conducting»

Pre-requisite requirements:

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

Entrance examinations requirements:

  • Performing a programme to applicant’s choice.
    The candidate is required to conduct two pieces for choir (arranged for piano)


  • The candidate is required to demonstrate vocal skills and solo work on piano
  • The candidate is required to determine:
  1. the key of a chord in relation to a given pitch not used in the chord;
  2. melodic intervals both simple and compound (over several octaves), one tone followed by another, as a «chain of intervals»;
  3. harmonic intervals (simple and compound).

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