Music Studies Department

 

 

Pre-College-Frankfurt Program (PCF)

Preparation for Music Studies

 

  Music Education for Youth and Adults (ANE)  

Ballet Department

               

 

Postgraduate and Complementary Studies

 

Elementary Music Department

 

 

New Music and Composition Department

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Early Music Department

 

 

 

Dr. Hoch's Conservatory offers an interesting program of teaching and training given by experienced teachers from Music Academies and Musikhochschule to talented musicians of all ages.

 

Dr. Hoch's Conservatory offers instruction in the Music Education for

Youth and Adults (ANE) program, the Elementary Music Depart-

ment (Basisabteilung), and the Pre-College-Frankfurt (PCF) program,

which provides preparation for future studies at a Hochschule or Con-

servatory. There are also Ballet, Early Music and New Music departments.

The following qualifications are available: Diplom in Music and

Diplomas in Music Pedagogy in all instruments, voice, music theory,

composition, performance, and Elementary Music Pedagogy.

 

 

Music Studies Department (Studienabteilung)

(no tuition fees)

In the Music Studies Department a full time professional musical education is offered in all instruments and voice (IGP), Elementary Music Pedagogy (EMP), music theory, and composition. At present there are three qualifications available:

- "Diplom" in Music (together with the Musikhochschule, Frankfurt)

(to be added in the future: Bachelor of Music / Master of Music)

- Diploma as a State Qualified Music Pedagogue

- Diploma in Performance

• Counselling: available from teachers in all departments (please see list in the Secretariat)

• Age limits: from 16 years

• Admission requirements: Entrance Audition / German Proficiency Exam

• Length of studies: 8 Semesters

• Studies begin: April 1 (SS) / October 1 (WS)

• Secretariat: patricia.psaila@dr-hochs.de

• Telephone: +49-69-212-70177

 

Postgraduate and Complementary Studies

Here a postgraduate and "supplement to career" training with a state qualification or conservatory certificate are available. These are intended as an extension of the usual musical qualifications.

• Counselling: available from teachers in all departments (please see list in the Secretariat)

• Age limits: open to all age groups

• Length of study: dependant on course of study taken

• Studies begin: April 1 (SS) / October 1 (WS)

• Application deadline: November 30 (SS) / May 31 (WS)

• Secretariat: patricia.psaila@dr-hochs.de

• Telephone: +49-69-212-70177

 

Pre-College-Frankfurt Program (PCF)

Preparation for Music Studies

The Pre-College-Frankfurt Program has as its goal the development and preparation of talented young musicians for career studies in music. After a successful entrance audition the candidate will be offered an intensive instrumental and vocal training as well as in music theory, ear training, and composition. Part time and full time studies are available. The program is also offered in co-operation with local high schools. Scholarships are also available.

• Counselling: available from teachers in all departments (please see list in the Secretariat)

• Age limits: from 12 years

• Admission requirements: Entrance Audition

• Studies begin: April 1 (SS) / October 1 (WS)

• Application deadline: November 30 (SS) / May 31 (WS)

• Secretariat: patricia.psaila@dr-hochs.de

• Telephone: +49-69-212-70177

 

Music Education for Youth and Adults (ANE)

This department places an emphasis on the development of talent in younger musicians. It is, however, offered as a musical training for all age groups. A complete course of training is given by professional musicians in all instruments and voice as well as in music theory and composition. There is also the possibility of studying with advanced students under the supervision of their teachers. A conservatory certificate will be provided on completion of the course.

• Counselling: available from teachers in all departments (please see list in the Secretariat)

• Age limits: open to all age groups

• Admission requirements: Entrance Audition

• Semesters begin: April 1 (SS) / October 1 (WS)

• Application deadline: February 15 (SS) / August 15 (WS)

• Secretariat: sabine.zuleger@dr-hochs.de

• Telephone: +49-69-212-70171

 

Elementary Music Department (Basisabteilung)

The department Elementary Music Education acts a "talent scout" for musical ability in younger children. The following courses are offered: Music for Infants with Parent (MFF), Music Education for Young Children (MFE), and the Fundamentals of Music (MGA). Children with or without some knowledge of music are offered an early start to their musical development. There is also the possibility of studying with advanced students under the supervision of their teachers. A conservatory certificate will be provided on completion of the course.

• Counselling: Heike Kopp

• Office hours: Tuesdays 14:00 - 14:50

• Telephone: +49-69-212-70185

• Age limits: MFF: from 18 months, MFE: from 4 years, MGA: from 6 years

• Semesters begin: April 1 (SS) / October 1 (WS)

• Application deadline: February 15 (SS) / August 15 (WS)

• Secretariat: karin.spranger@dr-hochs.de

• Telephone: +49-69-212-70172

 

Early Music Department

In this department the performance practice of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music is taught based on the study of historical sources, technique, and aesthetics of each period. Instruction is offered in baroque violin, baroque viola and baroque violoncello, viola da gamba, lute, theorbo, historical wind instruments, harpsichord and other historical keyboard instruments and voice. A diploma is offered as a state qualification or with a conservatory certificate.

• Counselling: available from all teachers in the department (please see list in the Secretariat)

• Length of study: dependant on course of study taken

• Age limits: open to all age groups

• Studies begin: April 1 (SS) / October 1 (WS)

• Application deadline: November 30 (SS) / May 31 (WS)

• Secretariat: karin.spranger@dr-hochs.de

• Telephone: +49-69-212-70172

 

New Music and Composition Department

Instruction is offered in form, analysis, composition and instrumentation. The main emphasis in the courses is on analysis as well as topics in music history.

• Counselling: Claus Kόhnl (by appointment)

• Age limits: open to all age groups

• Length of study: dependant on course of study taken

• Studies begin: April 1 (SS) / October 1 (WS)

• Application deadline: November 30 (SS) / May 31 (WS)

• Secretariat: karin.spranger@dr-hochs.de

• Telephone: +49-69-212-70172

 

Ballet Department

The Ballet Department prepares young dancers at various levels of study up to the age of 18. The training is conceived as preparation for career studies in dance. The program includes Pre-Ballet Dance Classes (TFE) as well as a Classical Ballet Training. A conservatory certificate will be provided on successful completion of the course.

• Counselling: Olga Aleksandrova

• Office hours: Tuesdays 12:00 - 14:00

• Telephone: +49-69-85095559

• Age limits: TFE: 4-7 years; Classical Ballet: 6-18 years

• Admission requirements: Entrance Audition

• Semesters begin: April 1 (SS) / October 1 (WS)

• Application deadline: February 15 (SS) / August 15 (WS)

• Secretariat: sabine.zuleger@dr-hochs.de

• Telephone: +49-69-212-70171

 




 

 

 

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