Place of Study   Blackmore's Musikzimmer in Berlin, Germany.

Languages   Tuition is offered in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian. The Academy also offers consultation and advice for introductory orientation.

Semesterzeiten

Wintersemester   15. Oktober – 15. April
Sommersmester   15. April – 15. Oktober

Course program   We offer instrumental tutoring in violin, viola, cello, piano and conducting with compulsory engagements in chamber music training, general piano studies (for string players) and music theory. The Academy offers students up to four public appearances with piano accompaniment, as well as with chamber and symphony orchestras per semester. The Academy also offers advice for further career development.

Preparatory course   The preparatory course at the Academy focuses on training for the young musicians and their preparation for future career in music. It involves performance exams at the music high school and participation in the international music competitions.

Undergraduate Course   The undergraduate course offers an opportunity for intense instrumental and chamber  music tuition, and helps to develop participant’s technical and artistic skills by expanding the concert stage experience. On the successful completion of the final exam, participants awarded the “Blackmore International Music Academy” Certificate of Study.

Postgraduate studies (Master Class Course)   The Master Class program is targeted primarily at students and graduates of music colleges who want to continue their education in postgraduate studies. They are trained for concert performances, international music competitions and orchestral auditions.

Additional Postgraduate Studies   In addition to the participants’ general studies at the music college, those interested could also be prepared by “Blackmore International Music Academy” for orchestral auditions, concerts, examinations and music contests.

General music tuition (if required) is offered to broaden the instrumental studies. Theory lessons include music history, ear training, harmony and form analysis.

On the successful academic achievement, participants are awarded the “Blackmore International Music Academy” Certificate.

Period of Study

Preparatory Course must be complete by participant reaching the age of eighteen.

Undergraduate Course lasts over three years (six semesters) and concludes with a public recital.

Postgraduate Course lasts two years (four semesters) and completes with the final recital that must be a public performance.

Registration for the entrance exam   The registration form (PDF) can be downloaded to be filled in and send to Academy. For any queries, do not hesitate to contact us. The entrance exam will take place after free trial lesson at the start of the semester or after the consultation with the  administration. On the passing of the entrance exam, the student will receive a legal financial agreement between the two parties.

Master-classes with Classical Music Stars   The Academy regularly works with renowned classical music stars by offering instrumental master-classes. The diploma and, depending on the participant’s performance level and achievement – recommendation letter are issued on completion of the master-class. The masterclasses costs are reduced by 20% for the students of the Academy.

Tuition fees per semester   Semester fee is vary between 3.839 € und 6.999 € depending on your major. That includes:

weekly instrumental lessons (90 min. or twice per week 45 min. only in the Preparatory Course)
at least two individual lessons with world-renowned classical music stars
chamber music tuition
orchestral audition training
general piano (weekly 45 min.)
career advice and support
up to four public appearances with piano accompaniment, chamber and symphony orchestras.

General Music Subjects    Additional fee: € 400 (60 min. weekly)

Ear training
Harmony
Form Analysis
Music history

Other services

Academy Concerts
Charity Concerts
Master training courses
Lectures and Discussions
Advice on purchase or loan of valuable musical instruments
Music Library
Cooperation with third party institutions and grant-giving foundations