Instrumental Studies: Da capo al fine
The programme Instrumental Studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz gives you the opportunity of a thorough training in nearly every orchestral or solo instrument. No matter if chamber music, orchestral music or solo music: The artistic qualification through internationally renowned teachers in the bachelor’s and master’s programme can contribute significantly to the maintenance and development of the cultural cornerstone music when it comes to musical competences, instrumental skills and employability. Apart from the bachelor’s and master’s programme there are courses for highly gifted students and preparatory courses to promote training starting at a young age. Postgraduate programmes give the opportunity of a further specialisation after the regular study programmes.
Courses are held at the following institute(s):
Admission Test in Aural Skills and Music Theory
a) Aural Test
b) Music Theory Test
c) Voice and Rhythm Test (Practical Part)
Here you can find a sample test.
The successful completion of the theoretical part is a prerequisite for the participation in the instrumental entrance exam.
If you are already a student of a Bachelor's Programme Instrumental Studies at KUG, you may be exempted of this part.
For this part you should prepare an examination programme, which should be performed in front of an examination board. Please find all important information about the entrance examination requirements, including the level of difficulty of works you have to prepare, as well as recommended literature by clicking the “Entrance Exam Prerequisites” button.
In case you need an accompanist, you have to bring the appropriate music score with you to the entrance exam.
Entrance Exam Prerequisites
Instrumental Studies BA Organ (PDF)
- Required German language competency
- Information sheet for newly admitted students
- Checklist for planning and starting your studies at KUG
- Welcome Center - for any questions concerning planning and starting your studies