|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Type||Master, partial/exchange studies|
|Nominal duration||1 semester (5 months, approx. 30 ECTS credits) or 2 semesters (10 months, approx. 60 ECTS credits)|
Bachelor diploma (or higher)
Ongoing studies at a university in a master’s degree programme in Orchestral Conducting.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Hungarian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
The following language certificates are accepted:
Other language certificates are not accepted.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Applicants are to upload recordings of three works performed by the applicant to Media Files.
Conductors completing the master program will have been prepared to conduct orchestras. The program offers the specialisation degree ‘Orchestra Conductor’. The majority of the knowledge to be acquired of course concerns the field of orchestra and its repertoire, practical use, and knowledge to create new ensembles and conduct various types of orchestras. A comprehensive music education complements all knowledge acquired to prepare students for serving and spreading Hungarian and general musical culture.Conductors are able to rehearse and bring to life scores of orchestral, oratorical, chamber music and opera pieces in a clear and well-formed manner according to the composers way of thinking. Conductors play an important role in interpreting and endearing composers pieces to the audience with the help of their solid technical and musical skills, vivid imagination, and visualizing force. Their job often covers managing or supporting the activities of orchestras, various music ensembles, or even cultural centers. Their profession can partly include the following activities: active and useful participation in shaping public life in music, common musical knowledge, and musical culture.
Applicants for part-time studies in Orchestra Conducting are selected based on their submitted music portfolio (recording of three works performed by the applicant).
Study Department, International Sub-Department