Master programme opera and music theatre
During the degree course, teaching unit examinations have to be passed, and also the planned compulsory projects have to be positively assessed. The Master examination consists of an artistic or scientific Master project and a Master examination before a board at the end of the last prescribed semester.
Master Degree in Opera and Music-theatre
The aim of the training is for the student to achieve the status of being ready to perform on stage and to be engaged as a soloist with regard to individual competitiveness in the international music and theatre business.
The Master degree lasts 4 semesters, comprises 66 semester hours and ends with the Master degree.
The Master examination before a board consists of two public performances ? an audition and a staged performance.
In the first part the candidate performs pieces of his or her own choice from his or her examination programme (duration about 20 minutes); in addition the examination senate can choose up to 2 pieces (arias or solo scenes) from the examination programme. The examination programme consists of 5 entire specialist roles from various stylistic epochs (one of which is a role from a Mozart opera) which have to be rehearsed musically and scenically, and 10 arias or solo scenes from various stylistic epochs.
In the second part a public performance with orchestra in the context of a scenic performance is envisaged.
Prerequisites for the master program: the applicant must have finished a bachelor's degree in voice, (or a diploma equivalent); and he/she must successfully undergo a 3-part entrance examination,.
The University "Mozarteum" offers the following possibilities:
The admission examination for the master's program for opera and music theatre consists of a three-part selection procedure.
On the first day (27th June) the candidate will sing the first round of audition before the examining board. He/she will perform a piece of his/her own choice, and possibly a further piece chosen by the examiners.
On the second day (28th June) all applicants who have successfully passed the first round of audition will undergo a trial work session that will last ca. 20 minutes. There will be a musical part (working with one of the department's musical directors) an a scenic part (with one of the department's stage directors.
On the third day (29th June) those candidates who have successfully passed the first round of audition and the trial work session will sing the second round of audition.
There is furthermore a mandatory German examination for non-native speakers (see information sheet entitled 'German examination').
Univ.Prof. Barbara Bonney
Mag. Dariusz Burnecki
Univ.Prof. Hon. D.M.A. Michele Crider
Univ.Prof. Hon.-Prof. Mario Antonio Diaz Varas
Univ.Prof. Karoline Gruber
Univ.Prof. Andreas Macco
Theresa Bridget McDougall-Oeser
Univ.Prof. Ildiko Raimondi
Univ.Prof. Mag. Kai Röhrig
Univ.Prof. Gernot Sahler
Univ.Prof. Christoph Strehl
Ass.-Prof. Andrea Strobl
Univ.Prof. Bernd Valentin
Univ.Prof. Alexander Von Pfeil
Elisabeth Wilke O.Univ.-Prof.i.R.