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postgraduateHighest Specialized Solo Piano Performance

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Program description:


  • to improve skills needed for a soloist career
  • to develop and widen solo repertoire (especially concertos)
  • to have an insight of the highly difficult piano chamber music works
  • to improve self-management skills


  • degree in a classical instrumental music performer master’s programme (piano principal study) or a one-tier university-level study programme awarding qualification as a pianist and piano teacher; highest grade for diploma concert
  • superior artistic and performance skills
  • superior technique
  • superior concentration skills
  • fully dedicated personality

Selection process:

Applicants for Highest Specialized Solo Piano Performance are first evaluated based on the portfolio they uploaded in the application system (recording of three works performed by the applicant).

The entrance examinations for all courses at the Liszt Academy of Music take place at the end of June and at the beginning of July. Scholarship applicants whose submitted musical portfolio (recording of three works performed by the applicant) has passed the pre-screening evaluation are informed about the exact date of their entrance examination during May. The entrance examinations take place at the Liszt Academy of Music, in Budapest, Hungary. All applicants are required to appear before the Entrance Examination Committe in person for the examinations. Live streaming, video streaming, DVDs, CDs, or any other recordings are not accepted as a substitute. Applicants are informed about the result of the entrance examinations in July.

Entry requirements: Applicants are to take a practical examination in their chosen specialisation (live audition).

Details: uni.lisztacademy.hu/admission-requirements

Applicants who wish to be considered for self-financed studies are required to apply separately as a self-financed applicant as well until 31 March. Self-financed application details: uni.lisztacademy.hu/application


Study Department, International Sub-Department

Programme structure

Curriculum: uni.lisztacademy.hu/for-students/curriculum-116343

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States