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Performing Arts

BA Music (Classical)

4 years

€2530 pa

Programme profile

For many years the music study programmes at Codarts [formerly known as the Rotterdam Conservatoire] have had a high international reputation. The good name of the school can be attributed to the top quality it offers in a broad range of study areas (classical music, jazz, pop music, world music, music theatre, music in education), attuned to the demands of the international professional field. This gives students the possibility to come in contact with different music styles in an international environment with students from all the continents and teachers of international name and fame.

Currently students can specialise in:
- Pop Music
- Jazz
- Classical Music
- Musical Theatre
- World Music

Students can obtain a Double degree, within an extra year, by pairing their BMus with EITHER:
- a BA Arts & Culture, from Erasmus University, OR
- a denominated major in the Liberal Arts & Sciences programme at Erasmus University

Programme content

Graduates of the Classical Music department of Codarts (formerly known as the Rotterdam Conservatoire) have become highly regarded performers, composers, conductors and educators who have contributed to the building of new generations of performing artists. Main subject specialisations include: Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon);Brass (Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba); Percussion;Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass); Harp; Voice; Piano; Organ; Composition; Conducting (Orchestral Conducting, Brass Conducting and Choir Conducting); Music Theory.

Entry Requirements

3 A-Levels and 3 GCSEs [or equivalent]

5 passes at Leaving Cert (minimum 200 points), OR relevant QQI/FETAC Level 5

Audition & Theory Test


Yes: Letter of Motivation

01 October

09 February

Six passes at Leaving Cert [inc 2 HC3s], or equivalent