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MA/PG DIP MUSICAL DIRECTION

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

  • 2 Sep 2019 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £10355.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Mountview is one of the UK’s leading musical theatre trainers, and therefore the ideal springboard for a career in musical direction.  The course is suited to advanced pianists, accompanists and conductors who have proven experience working with singers, actors and instrumentalists. There is a maximum of six places available each year.

The course takes place over 45 weeks split into three terms.

Throughout the year of training you’ll participate in tutorials with leading practitioners and industry specialists. You will assist professional musical directors on in-house and public musical productions and lead musically on selected performances.

All modules are compulsory. There is continuous assessment and students have regular tutorials with the course leader throughout the course. If you solely want to develop practical skills and make industry contacts you may opt to take the PG Diploma. If you wish to explore an additional analytical pathway you can prepare for a creative MA project through a series of seminars.

Mountview is one of the UK’s leading musical theatre trainers, and therefore the ideal springboard for a career in musical direction.  The course is suited to advanced pianists, accompanists and conductors who have proven experience working with singers, actors and instrumentalists. There is a maximum of six places available each year. The course takes place over 45 weeks...

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Course Content

Term 1

SKILLS

  •  One-to-one keyboard technique
  •  Playing orchestral reductions
  •  Accompanying
  •  Arranging & orchestration
  •  Conducting & cueing
  •  Acting through song
  •  Reflective journal

PERFORMANCE

• Assistant MD on in-house or public musical

Term 2

SKILLS

• One-to-one keyboard technique
• Audition rep
• Keyboard programming
• Voice and singing technique
• Coaching a singer
• Reflective journal

PERFORMANCE

• Concert, in-house project or public show

Term 3

PERFORMANCE

• Assistant MD or MD on public musical
• Reflective journal
• MA presentation

 

Term 1 SKILLS  One-to-one keyboard technique  Playing orchestral reductions  Accompanying  Arranging & orchestration  Conducting & cueing  Acting through song  Reflective...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

02/09/2019

(43 days left)

£10355.00

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Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

14/12/2019

(146 days left)

£10355.00

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Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

06/01/2020

(169 days left)

£10355.00

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Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

03/04/2020

(257 days left)

£10355.00

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Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

06/04/2020

(260 days left)

£10355.00

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Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

25/07/2020

(370 days left)

£10355.00

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Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

02/09/2019

(43 days left)

£8770.00

Send Enquiry

Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

14/12/2019

(146 days left)

£8770.00

Send Enquiry

Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

06/01/2020

(169 days left)

£8770.00

Send Enquiry

Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

03/04/2020

(257 days left)

£8770.00

Send Enquiry

Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

06/04/2020

(260 days left)

£8770.00

Send Enquiry

Classroom

120 Peckham Hill Street

Full Time, 1 year

25/07/2020

(370 days left)

£8770.00

Send Enquiry

Entry Requirements

Admission onto the course is by interview. Candidates are required to have a very high standard of piano playing. Applicants must be aged 21 years or over at the start of the course. Students who do not hold an undergraduate degree will need to undertake an access assignment to establish suitability for undertaking the MA.

If an applicant’s first language is not English, and they have not been taught in English or studied to A Level standard in the UK, they will need to demonstrate an acceptable minimum level of competence through the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Band 6.5).

Mountview welcomes applications from people with disabilities and is keen to support all applicants to achieve their best. If applicants have any special requirements or access needs, these should be discussed with the course leader/administrator.

Mountview is committed to a comprehensive policy of equal opportunities for students in which individuals are selected and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities. No applicant will receive less or more favourable treatment on grounds of sex, age, ethnic origin, disability, religion and marital/parental status or any comparable grounds.

Admission onto the course is by interview. Candidates are required to have a very high standard of piano playing. Applicants must be aged 21 years or over at the start of the course. Students who do not hold an undergraduate degree will need to undertake an access assignment to establish suitability for undertaking the MA. If an applicant’s first language is not...

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