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Choral conducting

Laying the foundations for a career in choral conducting

Key data

Master of Arts FHNW in Spezialisierter Musikalischer Performance, Studienrichtung Chorleitung
ECTS points
Start of semester
Beginning of September
Studying mode
Full time
4 semesters
Teaching language
German, A2 level in German required
Campus Musik-Akademie Basel
Stay abroad
Possible, not curricular
Application fee
200 CHF
Semester fee
700 CHF (CH) | 1000 CHF (EU/EFTA) | 1250 CHF (Not-EU/Not-EFTA) More Fees

The FHNW Master of Arts in Specialised Music Performance Choral Conducting is aimed at students with a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Music who wish to pursue a career as a choral conductor.

Perfecting conducting, vocal and instrumental techniques

Students will work with both secular and sacred choral music. This specialised graduate programme aims to produce knowledgeable, versatile and flexible professional choral conductors. Students perfect their conducting, vocal and instrumental techniques, and benefit from tuition that draws on the latest research in a variety of fields such as historical performance practice. Students also learn to adopt a critical approach to the use and reading of primary sources.


Basel Academy of Music

An international institute of higher education and research

Basel Academy of Music