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Course Description

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire provides tuition in Composition and Music Technology. Our Summer School Programmes in Composition and Music Technology are designed to help you develop a diverse range of technical skills and develop a broad understanding of musical and artistic aesthetics necessary to formulate and express a distinct musical voice.

What will you study?

Students on our Composition Summer School will learn from professional Composers and work in close collaboration with high-level conservatoire performers and music technology students throughout the summer school. Composers will take classes in instrumentation, orchestration, music technology and creative professional development. During the summer school, composers will receive individual feedback on their compositions and will have the chance to develop original compositional works, some of which will be performed by Royal Birmingham Conservatoire musicians and recorded in the conservatoire’s stage of the art recording studios.

Additional Information

Academic status: Practice-based (non-credit bearing)
Faculty: Arts, Design and Media 

Dates: 23 July-10 August 2018 (three weeks)
Venue: City Centre Campus (Roayl Birmingham Conservatoire)
English language requirements: No formal qualification will be needed, although all classes will be taught in English.
Academic pre-requisites: Portfolio required (3 to 5 pieces of music that reflect personal style)

Fee: £3,000