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Music (Piano Studies pathway) - PgCert


University of York Department of Music

Full time & Part time September PgCert Full-time: 12 months; Part-time: 6 months

About the course

This pathway of our PGCert Music intends to strengthen your playing and theoretical knowledge through intensive piano-based study.

You'll cover a variety of keyboard music from the early Baroque period to the present day, developing your interpretation through workshops and masterclasses, and learning to play different kinds of repertoire with historical understanding. This includes the chance to work with historical instruments such as harpsichord, clavichord and fortepiano. 

You'll also have the opportunity to develop other skills such as ensemble performance and piano accompaniment, both as part of the course and externally. The University of York Piano Ensemble is made up of a group of pianists performing repertoire for multiple pianos. They particularly explore

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in Music or another relevant discipline. We will also consider your application if you have a 2:2 honours degree and relevant professional experience.

Performance ability will need to be demonstrated through submission of a recording.

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.


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