Three-year Course

Three-year Course

The Three-year Course is for pupils between 20 and 26 years old.
This course is dedicated to educated pianists so that they can face the concert career through exhaustive knowledge of Piano literature and of the specific method tools for performers.

Admission test:
– free choice of a Sonata among the following: Ludwig van Beethoven, Muzio Clementi, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
– a Frédéric Chopin study from opera 10 or opera 25
– a free choice program according to the applicant to last between 30 and 40 minutes. The Sonata and the Study are not to be included in the free program.

Sign up for Admission test: click here

Passage test:
– a recital program, drawn out of two, to last between 45 and 50 minutes
– a concert for piano and orchestra drawn out of two presented. As an alternative, one of the two concerts for piano and orchestra may be replaced by a significant chamber music for duos, trios, quartets or quintets. The drawing of the recital and of the concert will be two weeks before the beginning of the exams session.
Three-Year Course students must accompany every year one or more concerts for piano during their mate’ s test, according to to the teacher’s directions. This test will be of great relevance for the judgement of the testing committee even on the accompaying student.

Academic Diploma:
At the end of the Three-Year Course students can obtain their Diploma from the Academy after passing the final exam.

Final exam:
– a recital to last between 60 and 75 minutes.One third of the timing may include pieces previously presented.
– a concert for piano and orchestra will be drawn out of the two presented ones. One of the two concerts can be chosen among the ones presented during the previous years.
The drawing of the concerts will take place two weeks before the beginning of the exams session.

Costs and deadlines:
Annual tuition fee: 2250,00€
– 1st fee deadline:  October 15th/ 2nd fee: February 15th

– The admission exam process allows the students to specify a preference for one or more teachers they want to study with at the Academy.
– The exam dates are released by the secretariat on the online Portal.
– The pupils receive a notification mail so that they can look up the available dates on their reserved area.
–  By teacher’s request and had the unquestionable judgement of the Direction, the Three-Year Course can be extended for one extra year for educational purposes.
– Concerning pieces and timing, it is the reference teacher’s responsability to verify that the passage test programs follow the predefined rules.