Bachelor programme / Master programme Orchestra Conducting

The study of orchestral conducting serves artistic maturity and independence, the capacity for critical reflection and self-evaluation, the artistic and scientific ability to develop musical works of art of all epochs, and the ability to perform artistic, educational and organizational tasks within cultural life.
The total amount of the Bachelor's degree in orchestral conducting is 180 ECTS credits. This corresponds to a planned study duration of 6 semesters.

The aim of the bachelor's degree in orchestral conducting is practice-oriented and scientifically sound vocational training for the following fields offering students:
- conductor / conductor
- Opera Kapellmeister / Opera Kapellmeister,
- Ensemble leader / Ensemble leader,
- accompanist / accompanist.

The total amount of the Master's program is 120 ECTS credits.
This corresponds to a planned study duration of 4 semesters.


The aim of the master's program is to deepen and supplement the scientific and artistic vocational training on the basis of subject-specific Bachelor's programs. The master's program in orchestral conducting qualifies students to practice for the following fields offered to students:
- conductor / conductor,
- Opera Kapellmeister / Opera Kapellmeister,
- Ensemble leader / Ensemble leader,
- accompanist / répétiteur,
- teaching in orchestra and ensemble direction.